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Intern – Battery Performance Research
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Alameda, CA, USA
Experience Level
  • Help elucidate the underlying structure-property relationships of binder materials and their impact on electrochemical performance
  • Help develop electrochemical models and methods to understand the voltage vs charge characteristics of various chemistries
  • Design, build, and validate Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy (EIS) analytical methods to study electrolytes
  • Design, build, and validate cell platforms with advanced electrode materials, and use these platforms to explore and develop novel electrolytes
  • BSc (or preferably MSc currently enrolled in a PhD program) or equivalent research experience with a focus in chemistry, chemical engineering, materials science, or a related field
  • Ability to clearly communicate technical findings to diverse audiences
  • Experience in collaborative problem solving: share knowledge, ideas, resources, and strategies in order to solve challenging scientific problems
  • Spend 6+ months onsite at Sila, beginning in January or February 2023, to work exclusively on the assigned project; this is not a remote position
  • Work closely with a scientist for technical aspects and also with a larger cross-company team of diverse backgrounds to discover and communicate knowledge for the long term development of our next generation battery materials
  • Help build and operationalize new approaches, instrumentation, and analytics
  • Investigate how to improve state-of-the-art Li-ion battery chemistries and materials
  • Ensure that data collection is rigorous
  • Design, execute, and improve experimental workflows
  • Identify safety hazards and work cooperatively to implement improvements
  • Invest in our values and champion them as we grow
Sila Nanotechnologies

51-200 employees

EV Lithium-ion manufacturer
Company Overview
Sila Nanotechnologies is a provider and manufacturer of revolutionary car batteries.