Issue Date: September 18, 2017 | Web Date: September 13, 2017
Goodenough wins 2017 Welch Award
At an age when most people have long stopped working, John B. Goodenough, 95, is still going strong. Goodenough, who holds the Virginia H. Cockrell Centennial Chair in Engineering at the University of Texas, Austin, is recognized worldwide as the inventor of the commercially successful rechargeable lithium-ion battery—the workhorse that powers most portable electronic devices, as well as electric automobiles.
For his “contributions to chemistry and humankind,” the battery pioneer will receive . . .
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