Country of birth: China
Qichao Hu believes he’s on the cusp of one of the most highly anticipated developments in industry: the next battery revolution.
As founder and CEO of SolidEnergy Systems, a startup based in Woburn, Massachusetts, he’s come as close as anyone to commercializing rechargeable batteries made of lithium metal. These promise twice the energy density of lithium-ion batteries, the current industry standard for nearly all electronics and electric vehicles.
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