BioSolar, Inc. has extended the funding of a sponsored research program at N.C. A&T to support the next phase of its silicon anode material technology development. BioSolar’s research program with N.C. A&T initially began in September 2016 with a focus on low cost and high performance materials for next generation lithium-ion batteries.
Dr. Sung-Jin Cho, assistant professor in the Department of Nanoengineering is internationally recognized in the field of lithium-ion battery development, will continue to be the lead investigator of the sponsored research. Dr. Cho also serves as Director of the Nano Energy Laboratory, a role he has held since August 2014. This BioSolar extension funds the research program for another 12 months, until September 2018.