Text: Power Lunch with Sue Babinec Program Lead, Stationary Storage at Argonne National Lab. March 12 11:30-1p.m. ET. RSVP: bit.ly/mar12lunch.The Duke Energy Initiative logo sits in the lower left corner and a headshot of Babinec amongst graphic circuitry sits on the right.

The Duke University Energy Initiative is pleased to announce Sue Babinec as the second speaker in our Power Lunch series this semester. 

***This Virtual Power Lunch is for current Duke students only.*** 

Duke students are invited to join a Virtual Power Lunch featuring Sue Babinec, Program Lead for Grid Storage at Argonne National Laboratory. Event capacity will be limited so that all attendees have the chance to introduce themselves, ask questions, and exchange ideas, just like at an in-person Power Lunch. Advance registration required. Attendees will be able to access the meeting information in the "Online Event Page" section of Eventbrite after registration is complete. 

A LIMITED NUMBER OF TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE, so please register only if you are committed to attending. If your plans change, please cancel your registration so someone else can take part. Registration is required.

About Sue Babinec 
Sue Babinec is the Program Lead – Stationary Storage at Argonne National Lab where she is tasked to establish a sustainable growth strategy towards stationary storage for grid applications, focusing on but not limited to electrochemical storage. Babinec previously served six years in Washington DC as senior commercialization advisor at the Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E) where she co-managed the energy storage portfolio for both transportation and grid. 

Prior to ARPA-E she led several research groups focused on design and scale-up of Li-ion technologies as a technical director for A123 Systems, Inc. at its Ann Arbor Michigan, site. Babinec spent the first two decades of her career in Midland at The Dow Chemical Corp., where she was the Senior Electrochemist, a member of the Corporate VC group, was awarded the Inventor of the Year Award, and was the company’s first woman Corporate Fellow. She was also co-inventor of a low-cost display technology that was spun out as the venture-funded start-up, holds more than 45 patents, and has authored or co-authored dozens of journal articles and book chapters.

If you need an accessibility accommodation, please contact: Jacob Bratsch at jacob.bratsch@duke.edu. Requests should be made by March 10th.

Date & Time
Friday, Mar 12, 2021 - 11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Jacob Bratsch

Location: Virtual
Time: 9:45 am to 10:15 am
Time: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Location: Virtual Conference
Time: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm