Professor Zaiping Guo FTSE FAA
Cutting-edge battery innovator
Professor Zaiping Guo has made significant breakthroughs in engineering safe, long-life, and high energy batteries – an essential technology for powering the shift to renewable energy.
A world leader in clean energy materials, she has developed new battery materials that improve the safety and storage capacity of classic rechargeable lithium-ion batteries. Having forged strong collaborations with industry, Zaiping’s patented technologies are now being scaled up and commercialised, with a vision to make electric vehicles safer with greater mileage.
Zaiping and her team have also developed advanced zinc-ion battery – considered a potential option for grid-scale energy storage.