Chief Scientific Advisor

  • Jeff Dahn is the Chief Scientific Advisor to NOVONIX
  • Professor Jeff Dahn is a leading researcher in the field of lithium-ion batteries and materials and currently holds the title of NSERC/Tesla Canada Industrial Research Chair with Dalhousie University
  • Having a long career across both industry and academia, he has spent the last 25 years as a professor at Dalhousie University, with support from 3M Company and most recently, from Tesla
  • Dahn has co-authored 730 papers and has 73 inventions with patents issued or filed, including some of the early patents related to Li[NiMnCo]O2(NMC) cathode material in 2001
  • NOVONIX CEO, Dr. Chris Burns, received his Ph.D. under Professor Jeff Dahn at Dalhousie University where he co-founded NOVONIX BTS and spun out of Dahn’s research group in 2013
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