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April 20, 2021 - April 20, 2022


The Master Class covers the basics of battery terminology, chemistry and structures relevant to flexible electronics. The unique challenges related to the practical use and manufacturing of flexible batteries is discussed, as well as a summary of the current state of the art and emerging flexible battery technologies.  The presentation is 90 minutes with 30 minutes of Q&A and discussion from the participants who attended the live recording on April 20, 2021.

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10:00 am - 12:00 pm


United States


The course coverage includes:

  • Flexible power

    • Flexible batteries

    • Printed batteries

    • Thin batteries

  • Flexible batteries and sustainability

  • Flexible battery chemistry

    • Non-toxic flexible batteries

    • Materials for flexible batteries

    • Solid electrolytes for flexible batteries

  • Batteries for on-body electronics

  • Flexible battery testing

  • Flexible battery safety

  • Flexible battery specifications

  • Flexible battery power density

  • Flexible battery energy density

About the Instructor

J. Devin MacKenzie is the Washington Research Foundation Professor of Clean Energy and an Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and Mechanical Engineering at UW.  Dr. MacKenzie is also the director of the Washington Clean Energy Testbeds, an open access laboratory with world-class printed electronics, flexible electronics and energy device fabrication and testing capabilities.  Dr. MacKenzie has 20 years of experience co-founding or leading startups in novel fabrication including as a co-founder and CEO of Imprint Energy commercializing printed  flexible batteries, as CTO of Add-Vision, a printed flexible OLED display company that was acquired in 2011, and as a VP at Kovio, an MIT spin out, leading printed Si RF device integration.  Devin also co-founded the world’s first printed electronics company, Plastic Logic Ltd. in the United Kingdom.  Previously Dr. MacKenzie was a researcher at AT&T Bell Laboratories. Prior to entering the start-up world, Devin was a postdoc in Physics at the University of Cambridge and earned PhD, MS, and BS degrees from the University of Florida and MIT. Dr. MacKenzie has over 220 patents and publications and has been cited over 10,000 times.

Featured Speakers

J. Devin MacKenzie
J. Devin MacKenzie
University of Washington

Registration Details

SEMI Members:  $49

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Non-Members:  $99

Students:  Free

Contact Gity Samadi ( with a picture of your student ID to receive your discount code.