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Jun Liu elected to NAI Fellow

December 12, 2023

Professor Jun Liu has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). The NAI elects fellows who have created or facilitated the development of outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on the quality of life, economic development, and welfare of society.

Jun Liu

Jun Liu

"My goal is to conduct first class research, but also align our scientific discoveries with practical applications," said Liu.

NAI Fellows are known for the societal and economic impact of their inventions and their dedication to translating research into commercial technologies that benefit society. Liu has generated over 60 US patents, and has more than 450 journal publications. He currently leads the Innovation Center for Battery500 Consortium, which brings together scientists and engineers from diverse fields to achieve scientific breakthroughs in the manufacturing of next generation batteries for electric vehicle applications.

"I graduated from the Materials Science and Engineering Department at UW. I hope my work and my career path can inspire more students to take up materials science as their career choice, and have impact on society," he said.

Liu and the rest of the 2023 Class of Fellows will be honored and presented this recognition by a senior official of the United States Patent and Trademark Office at the NAI 13th Annual Meeting in June in Raleigh, North Carolina.