As part of the Faraday Undergraduate Summer Experience (FUSE) programme, the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering is recruiting for one law internship. The work will be done collaboratively with a student based in Science/Engineering.
Dr Denis Cumming is recruiting to two posts, one Law based and one Science/Engineering based.
The opportunity is available to students continuing their undergraduate studies in September 2020.
The closing date for applications is Friday 26th June.
The internships will run for 8 weeks, from July 6th.
Please see further details and information on the application process below.
Dr Denis Cumming
Dry or near-dry processing of lithium-ion battery electrode powder materials is rapidly providing a method to circumvent the limitations of the traditional slurry casting process. Maxwell, recently purchased by Tesla is one high-profile user of dry processing. They use dry compaction electrode formation to make a free-standing electrode sheet that can then be assembled into cells. Apart from this company, there is little information about the dry processes in the open scientific literature, we would like to determine where the state-of-the-art is. This internship will examine, in detail, the commercial exploitation of dry processing techniques, such as from the patent literature and from deeper commercial searches.
We are seeking two candidates (one law and one engineer/science student) to team up and jointly work on technical and legal aspects respectively. A successful candidate will have an engineering, science or law background. You will have demonstrated good academic achievements in your studies so far.
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