Dr. Jie Xiao is currently a Battelle Fellow and leads Battery Materials & System Group at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). She is also a PNNL-University of Washington distinguished faculty fellow. Dr. Xiao’s research spans from fundamental research, battery materials scaleup and manufacturing to cell fabrication and engineering for vehicle electrification and grid energy storage. She has published more than 100 peer-reviewed journal papers and been named top 1% Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researcher since 2017. She holds seventeen patents in the area of energy storage area and seven of them have been licensed to industry. She is the recipient of a few awards such as US Department of Energy’s E. O. Lawrence Award, Battelle Distinguished Inventor and Fellow of The Electrochemical Society etc.