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CEO - Eric Gratz

Dr. Gratz is a co-founder of Battery Resourcers and spent three at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) working on lithium ion battery recycling. Prior to joining WPI Dr. Gratz attended Boston University where he received his Ph.D in Materials Science with a focus on Extractive Metallurgy. He is an inventor on one of the two patents Battery Resourcers has licensed from WPI regarding lithium ion battery recycling.


Battery Resourcers Team

Board Chairman - Diran Apelian

Dr. Apelian is a co-founder of Battery Resourcers and the Alcoa-Howmet Professor of Mechanical Engineering at WPI. He is the founder of the Metal Processing Institute which includes industry-university research centers in Metal Casting, Heat Treating and Recycling which have over 80 corporate partners. He is also the founder of Materials Strategies, LLC and co-founder of Melt Congition, LLC.

Chief Scientist - Yan Wang

Dr. Wang is a co-founder of Battery Resourcers and the primary inventor of the recycling technology. As a Professor at WPI he has been investigating lithium ion battery recycling since 2011.  He is an expert in electrochemistry with over 12 years of experience in the field. He has published 40 peer-reviewed papers in Green Chemistry, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, Journal of Power Sources, Electrochimica Acta, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, etc, 2 book chapters and applied for 5 patents. 

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