Dr. Khalil Amine is an Argonne Distinguished Fellow and the Manager of the Advanced Battery Technology team at Argonne National Laboratory, where he is responsible for directing the research and development of advanced materials and battery systems for HEV, PHEV, EV, and satellite, military and medical applications. Dr. Amine currently serves a committee member of the U.S. National Research Consul, U.S. Academy of Sciences on battery related technologies. Among his many awards, Dr. Khalil is a 2003 recipient of Scientific America’s Top Worldwide 50 Researcher Award, a 2008 University of Chicago distinguished performance award, a 2009 recipient of the U.S. Federal Laboratory Award for Excellence in Technology Transfer, 2013 DOE Vehicle Technologies Office award and is the five-time recipient of the R&D 100 Award, which is considered as the Oscar of technology and innovation. In addition, he was recently awarded the ECS Battery Technology Award and the International Battery Association Award. Dr. Amine holds or has filed over 167 patents and patent applications and has over 407 publications. From 1998-2008, Dr. Amine was the most cited scientist in the world in the field of battery technology. He serves as the president of International Meeting of Lithium Batteries (IMLB) and the editor of the journal “Nano-Energy”.