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AJ Kukay

Energy Conversion and Storage


Field of Study: 

Supervising Faculty: David Wood

I am originally from Green Bay Wisconsin and went to the University of Wisconsin-Eau Clare for undergrad. I did my master’s work at the University of North Dakota and my research interest is centered around renewable energy storage. I currently work with Lithium ion battery technology with the aim of improving the performance of energy storage systems.


Apart from research, I enjoy the outdoors and traveling.


BS Physics: University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (2017)

MS Physics: University of North Dakota (2019)

Awards and Recognitions

Richard Mcgregor Graduate Study Memorial Scholarship (University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire 2017)


What makes lithium substituted polyacrylic acid a better binder than polyacrylic acid for silicon-graphite composite anodes?