Professor Pol's Work Funded by Trask Innovation Fund
January 26, 2017
Vilas Pol, Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering, received funding from the Trask Innovation Fund for his project "Low Cost, High Capacity, Faster Charging Carbon Anodes for Sodium-Ion Batteries."
The research utilizes packing peanuts to create amorphous thin carbon sheet anodes for faster charging in high performance sodium ion batteries.
The Purdue Research Foundation-managed Trask Innovation Fund is a development program to assist faculty and staff at all campuses, colleges, schools and departments whose discoveries are being commercialized through the Purdue Research Foundation Office of Technology Commercialization