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Our Latest News

26 May 2024

LMAPS welcomed NSF-REU student, Lilly Johnson, for a summer internship.


23 May 2024

LMAPS team was featured by the College of Engineering and Computing at USC. Read more ...

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14 May 2024

Dr. Jalilvand gave a talk at the 2024 South Carolina Battery Symposium.


19 April 2024

Hunter received the Honorable Mention of the prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship


15 April 2024

LMAPS' amazing undergraduate research assistants were awarded multiple research scholarships

Claire Murphy: Victor Laurie Senior Year Scholarship

Victoria Colon-LaBorde: Honors College Research Scholarship

Kyra Burton: Honors College Research Scholarship


25 January 2024

Our collaborative research article on the water scavenging capability of cellulose-based separators, co-first authored by Hunter McRay, was published in the ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces"

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15 January 2024

Our Review paper, a collaborative work by Drs. Jalilvand and Raulo, was published in the prestigious journal of "NanoEnergy"


20 November 2023

Dr. Jalilvand gave a seminar on LSB cathode engineering at the Ohio Univeristy.


15 November 2023

Victoria was awarded the Honors College research Grant.


11 November 2023

LMAPS Game Day!


8-12 October 2023

Dr. Jalilvand attended the ECS meeting in Gothenburg, Sweden.


21-23 September 2023

LMaPS members visited the NantG Power site and kicked off Phase II of the high-performance Lithium-Sulfur battery project.


25 August 2023

Our paper titled "Self-Structured Binder Confinement of Sulfur for Highly Durable Lithium-Sulfur Batteries" was selected as the cover art for the prestigious journal of ACS Applied Energy Materials.

24 August 2023

Victoria Colon-LaBorde, Claire Murphy, and Kura Burton joined LMAPS as undergraduate research assistants.

19 July 2023

We hosted Freshmen students through the First-Generation Summer Start Program to introduce the UG research opportunities in the college of Engineering and Computing

18 July 2023

We hosted a group of rising senior student for a one day battery camp.

12 June 2023

We welcomed to our lab, Azhan Lateef and Ella Humphrey, two highschool rising seniors, as summer interns. .

8-9 June 2023

Dr. Jalilvand and collaborators at USC and UNCC co-organized a workshop on battery saftey.

28 May- 2 June 2023

We participated in the 243rd meeting of the Electrochemical Society in Boston with an oral presentations.

16 May 2023

Dr. Jalilvand had an invited talk at the SC Battery Symposium.

15 January 2023

Hunter McRay started his PhD in LMAPS, and Avinash Raulo joined LMAPS as a postdoctoral fellow.

5 December 2022

Hunter McRay graduated as a Magna Cum Laude chemical engineer.

9-13 October 2022

We participated in the 242nd meeting of the Electrochemical Society in Atlanta with 3 oral and 2 poster presentations.

1 October 2022

Marjanul Manjum joined LMAPS as a postdoctoral fellow.

1 September 2022

We excitedly kicked off a new project in collaboration with the Fraunhofer IPT and sponsored by Soteria Battery Innovation Group, and SC Department of Commerce. 

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9 July 2022

Wynter presented her research poster at the SPRI meeting!

16 June 2022

We welcomed Wynter Stroman as an intern through the Summer Program Research Internship (SPRI).

1 June 2022

We excitedly kicked off a new project on Sulfur cathode engineering in collaboration funded by NantEnergy. 

5 May 2022

Hunter accepted a summer internship position at Symrise AG.

28 June 2022

Five technical abstracts from the LMAPS team were accepted for oral and poster presentations at the 242nd meeting of the Electrochemical Society (ECS). 

1 May 2022

Hunter was awarded both the Magellan Scholar Award and McNair Research Scholarship.

20 April 2022

Dr. Jalilvand was granted the Aspire Award!

3 March 2022

Dr. Jalilvand gave a seminar at UofSC on LMAPS Research.

January 2022

LMAPS was established!

The very first undergraduate research assistant, Hunter McRay, and PhD student, Saheed Lateef, joined the lab.

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