Nobel laureate Whittingham gives Ta-You Wu lecture

M. Stanley Whittingham, winner of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, will deliver the UB Department of Physics’ 7th Ta-You Wu Memorial Lecture on April 29, 2022, 5pm in NSC 225.  Read more in UBNow:


Whittingham is SUNY Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Materials Science and Engineering at Binghamton University, and director of the NorthEast Center for Chemical Energy Storage there. He won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry with John B. Goodenough and Akira Yoshino for the development of lithium-ion batteries. His talk, which is free and open to the public, is titled “The Lithium Battery: From a Dream to Readiness to Take on Climate Change.”