Zhongyi Deng
PowerGenix Systems Inc., China
Title : Nickel-Zinc Battery Technology and its Application in Start-Stop Micro-Hybrid Vehicles
Abstract :

NiZn is a low cost, one battery, under the hood solution for start-stop systems. With 3X the cycle life of Pb AGM and >95% sustained dynamic charge acceptance, NiZn supports next generation start/stop. 65% lighter than Pb AGM with >2X energy and power density. Five years’ service life with minimal performance degradation. Extremely safe, environmentally friendly and >90% recyclable. Looking forward PowerGenix Ni-Zn can meet more demanding next-generation micro-hybrid system requirements, improving total vehicle fuel economy by 15%. The system has low cost of ownership and is highly recyclable. PowerGenix is currently sampling 40Ah product to automotive OEMs in Europe, North America, and Asia. With over 80 patents, PowerGenix offers a high performance, reliable, and low cost Ni-Zn solution for demanding automotive demanding.

Biography :

Zhongyi Deng is currently serving as Chief Operating Officer in PowerGenix. From January 2007 to December 2011, he served as Vice President in BAK, worked in Technology, Operating and Marketing & Sales. Prior to joining BAK, Dr. Deng served as Director of Technology & Marketing for Ferro Corporation from January 2004 to December 2006. Dr. Deng also served as Ferro Corporation's Technical Manager and Senior Scientist from May 2002 to December 2003. From January 1996 until April 2002, he held several positions at Moltech Corporation, lithium rechargeable battery developer based in Tucson, Arizona, including Manager of R&D. Dr. Deng worked at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratories for 2 years where he worked on lithium polymer battery R&D -- a USABC (Advanced Battery Consortium) project from February 1994 to December 1995. Dr. Deng has been awarded Ph.D. degree in Chemistry from University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada. He has been leading several national programs, including the Electric Vehicles Lithium-phosphate Power Battery Industrialization Project, the PRC National High Technology Research and Development Program or “863 Program”. He has published dozens papers in peer reviewed scientific journals. He also has been granted with 10 US patents.

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