In the latest A100 episode, the O&U team sits down with Shannon Reed of The Electrochemical Society. Delving into ECS’s commitment to a sustainable future, Reed details the transformative “Free the Science” program. Launched in 2014, it champions open access, making cutting-edge research free to all. Reed highlights the potential setbacks of restricted access, particularly in underserved communities.
The episode also unveils ECS’s ambitious Battery Workforce Development program, targeting not just advanced students, but the broader community. Reed envisions collaborations with government organizations and industry to support further expansion. Dive in for a deep exploration of science accessibility and collaboration!