Dr. Khalil Amine is an Argonne Distinguished Fellow and the leader 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, satellite, military and medical applications.
Dr. Amine currently serves a committee member of the U.S. National Research Consul, US Academy of Sciences on battery related technologies. He is an adjunct distinguished professor at Stanford University. Among his many awards, Dr. Amine is the 2019 reception of the prestigious Global Energy Prize. He is also 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 US 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 awarded in the past the ECS battery technology award, Elsevier international battery technology award, the international coalition on energy storage and innovation award, the international battery association award and NAARBatt life time achievement award. Dr. Amine holds 198 patents and patent applications and has over 556 publications with a google h-index of 113. From 2008-2018, Dr. Amine was the most cited scientist in the world in the field of battery technology. He served as the vice president and executive director of the IMLB. He is also the chair of the international automotive lithium battery association, ECS fellow, Fellow of Hong Kong institute of advanced studies and associate editor of the journal of Nano-Energy.