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JESS seminar:12 p.m., CIC 212

Presented by Dr. Satish Nune from PNNL.

Topic: "Hierarchical Porous Carbons for Energy Storage Applications"

Supercapacitors have been playing a crucial role as energy storage systems. Significant efforts have been made to develop highly efficient supercapacitors. Un-doped porous carbons have been commonly used as electrodes in supercapacitors because of their low cost, good processability, and high stability. However, their electrochemical performance has been poor because their charge storage mechanism solely depends on the adsorption of electrolyte ions onto the electrode surface. In comparison, nitrogen-doped porous carbons have drawn great attention as electrode materials for energy storage because of their superior electrochemical properties. Dr. Satish Nune will present his team’s results on controlled synthesis and electrochemical studies of hierarchical nitrogen-doped nanoporous carbon.

The Joint Engineering and Science Seminar (JESS) series is an interdisciplinary effort of the School of Engineering
and Computer Science and the College of Arts and Sciences at WSU Tri-Cities.

Admission is free and open to the public. Graduate students, post-docs and professionals are especially encouraged to attend.

JESS talks are held at 12 p.m. almost every Friday through spring semester. Most seminars are upstairs in the Consolidated Information Center, 2770 Crimson Way, Richland. For driving directions go to, click on "visit."

For more information, contact Dr. Srinivas Allena at

Friday, April 4, 2014 - 12:00pm