Smoltek strengthens the R&D‑team

Research Engi­neer Qi Li is a new mem­ber of the R&D‑team at Smoltek. Qi will be work­ing with the design, man­u­fac­tur­ing and char­ac­ter­i­za­tion of car­bon nanos­truc­ture-based components.

Qi Li holds a PhD in Microtech­nol­o­gy and Nanoscience from Chalmers Uni­ver­si­ty of Technology.

Qi will be a valu­able con­trib­u­tor to our tech-team as he has more than 8 years of expe­ri­ence in ener­gy stor­age mate­ri­als research (syn­the­sis and char­ac­ter­i­za­tion), Lithi­um ion bat­ter­ies and super­ca­pac­i­tors design towards appli­ca­tion needs.

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