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Betar Gallant

Contact Info

room 5-321

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

77 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139

Education

  • 2008

    MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (MIT)

    S.B.
  • 2010

    MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (MIT)

    S.M.
  • 2013

    MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (MIT)

    Ph.D.

Research Interests

  • Greenhouse gas mitigation technologies
  • In-line electrochemical capture, conversion and sensing
  • Novel battery chemistries
  • Electrochemical energy harvesters
  • Electrode material design
  • Device prototyping

Honors + Awards

  • 2013, Kavli Nanoscience Institute Prize Postdoctoral Fellow, California Institute of Technology
  • 2011, MIT Martin Family Graduate Fellow
  • 2008, National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow
  • 2008, MIT Energy Initiative Graduate Research Fellow
     

Publications

  • Book chapter:
  • Gallant BM, Lu YC, Mitchell RR, Kwabi DG, Carney TJ, Thompson CV and Shao-Horn Y, "The kinetics and product characteristics of oxygen reduction and evolution in Li-O2 batteries", from Li-Air Batteries: Current Status, Springer New York , 121-158 (37 pages), 2015.
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  • Selected publications:
  • Gallant B.M., Kwabi D.G., Mitchell R.R., Thompson C.V. and Shao-Horn Y., "Influence of Li2O2 morphology on oxygen reduction and oxygen evolution kinetics in Li-O2 batteries", Energy & Environmental Science, 6, 2518 – 2528 (10 pages), 2013.
  • Mitchell R.R., Gallant B.M., Shao-Horn Y. and Thompson C.V., "Mechanisms of morphological evolution of Li2O2 particles during electrochemical growth", Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 4, 1060 - 1064 (4 pages), 2013.
  • Gallant B.M., Mitchell R.R., Kwabi D.G., Zhou J., Zuin L., Thompson C.V. and Shao-Horn Y., "Chemical and morphological changes of Li-O2 batteries upon cycling", Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 116, 20800 - 20805 (5 pages), 2012.
  • Mitchell R.R., Gallant B.M., Thompson C.V. and Shao-Horn Y., "All-carbon nanofiber electrodes for high-energy rechargeable Li-O2 batteries", Energy & Environmental Science, 4, 2952 - 2958 (6 pages), 2011.