The Road to Electrification: EV Battery Technology & Safety

Watch Exponent's Presentation from the Sidley Battery Summit

July 26, 2023
A person plugs in an electrical vehicle for charging

At the 2023 Sidley Battery Summit, Exponent presented technical insights on lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery technology, its application in electric vehicles (EVs), and the future of the automotive industry and EVs on the road to mass electrification.

Key Takeaways

  • Overview of Li-ion technology and its use in the automotive industry

  • Insights on the automotive industry's future regarding EVs and battery technology 

  • Developments in design, engineering, and emerging cell chemistries

  • Trends in battery and thermal management systems 

  • State of health estimation and modeling for the lifecycle of a battery 

  • Value of the battery at end of life, recycling Li-ion batteries, and second life challenges 

  • Battery safety and costs of battery failure

  • How thermal runaway occurs 

  • Mitigating EV battery risks through control and management systems 

Watch our presentation below and connect with experts Steve Murray, Ph.D., P.E., and Sergio Mendoza, Ph.D., to learn how we can support your EV battery development and safety goals.