1. Plenary Session

Aug. 13, 2019

8:30 – 8:40

Opening Ceremony

8:40 – 9:10


Hong Li


Arumugam Manthiram

Outlook of Chinese   NEV Technology Pathway

Minggao Ouyang

Tsinghua University,   China

9:10 –9:40

Lithium Sulfur Battery Pouch Cell Production:   Materials, Processing and Cell Assembly

Stefan Kaskel

Fraunhofer IWS Dresden, Germany

9:40 – 10:10

Nanoscale Design for   Lithium–Sulfur Batteries

Yi Cui

Stanford University,   USA

10:10 – 10:30

Coffee Break

10:30 – 11:00


Stefan Kaskel


Feng Li

Lithium-sulfur   Batteries with Practically Necessary Parameters

Arumugam Manthiram

The University of Texas at Austin, USA

11:00 – 11:30

Practical Applications of Lithium−Sulfur Batteries

Jacob   Locke

OXIS   Energy, UK

11:30 – 12:00

Li-S and Li-Se   Batteries: From Liquid to Solid

Xueliang Sun

University of   Western Ontario, Canada

Aug. 15,   2019

10:00 – 10:30


Haijun Yu

Emerging Electrolyte for Li-S Batteries

Chunsheng Wang

University of Maryland, USA

10:30 – 11:00

High Gravimetric and Volumetric Energy Density   Batteries: Theory and Research

Hong Li

Institute of Physics CAS, China

11:00 – 11:40

Round-table   Discussion

11:40 – 11:50

Poster Award & Closing Ceremony

2. Topical Session

Aug. 13,   2019, Emerging Electrolyte for Li-S Batteries

Chair: Masayoshi Watanabe, Qiang   Zhang

13:00 – 13:15

Solvate Ionic Liquids   as Sparingly Solvating Electrolytes for High Energy Density Lithium Sulfur   Batteries

Masayoshi Watanabe

Yokohama National University, Japan

13:15 - 13:30

Understanding Rechargeable Lithium Sulfur Pouch   Cells

Jie Xiao

Pacific   Northwest National Laboratory, USA

13:30 – 13:45

WS2-S/C   Composite as the Cathode for the Pouch Li-S Battery with 430 Wh/Kg

Zhaoqing Jin, Anbang Wang

Research Institute of Chemical Defense, China

13:45 – 14:00

Rational Design of Porous Carbon Materials for Lithium   Sulfur Batteries

An-Hui Lu

Dalian   University of Technology, China

14:00 – 14:15

Functional   Additive/Filler and Conformal Coating to Enable Dendrite-Free Li Plating for   Highly Reversible Li-Metal and Li-S Batteries

Chilin Li

Shanghai Institute of Ceramics CAS, China

14:15 – 14:30

Sulfide Solid State Electrolytes for   All-Solid-State Lithium-Sulfur Batteries

Xiayin Yao

Ningbo   Institute of Materials Technology & Engineering CAS, China

14:30 – 14:45

Interface   Engineering for Solid-State Li Metal Batteries

Wei Luo

Tongji University, China

14:45 – 14:55

Development of a Sodium-Metal Free Room-Temperature   Na-S Battery with Stable Electrochemical Performance

Luise Bloi

Technische   Universität Dresden, Germany

14:55 – 15:05

Plating/Stripping   Behaviors and Failure Mechanisms of Li Metal Anode in Pouch Cells

Xin-Bing Cheng

Tsinghua University, China

15:05   – 15:40

Coffee Break

Chair: Jie Xiao, Donghai Wang

15:40 – 15:55

How Accurate Is State of Charge as A Predictor of   Remaining Useful Work?

Daniel Auger

Cranfield University, UK

15:55 – 16:10

Solid Garnet   Batteries

Xiangxin   Guo

Qingdao   University, China

16:10 – 16:25

Development of   Materials for Li-S Batteries

Donghai Wang

Pennsylvania State University, USA

16:25 – 16:40

Harnessing the Unique Features of 2D Materials for   Lithium-Sulfur Batteries

Shubin Yang

Beihang   University, China

16:40 – 16:55

Advanced   Materials and Electrolyte for Lithium-Sulfur and Lithium Metal Batteries

Yan-Bing He

Tsinghua University, China

16:55 – 17:10

Uniform Lithium Deposition Induced by Structured   Anode Design for High Performance Lithium Metal Batteries

Hao Zhang

Research   Institute of Chemical Defense, China

17:10 – 17:25

Strategies for   Polysulfide Fast Conversion in Lithium Sulfur Batteries and Research on   Solid-State Lithium-Sulfur Batteries

Wen Yang

Beijing Institute of Technology, China

17:25 – 17:35

PEO-Based All-Solid-State Li-S Batteries

Chunmei Li

CIC Energigune,   Spain

Aug. 14, 2019, Reaction Mechanism

Chair: Robert Dominko, Deyang Qu

8:30 – 8:45

Redox Mechanism   of Li-Sulfur Chemistry and Mitigation of Polysulfide Shuttle-Effect

Deyang Qu

University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, USA

8:45 – 9:00

Catalysis in Li-Sulfur Batteries

Quan-Hong Yang

Tianjin   University, China

9:00 – 9:15

Mechanistic   Study of Li2S Formation in Different Chemical Environments

Robert Dominko

National Institute of Chemistry, Slovenia

9:15 – 9:30

Eutectic Accelerator Based High Performance Li-S   Batteries

Jia Xie

Huazhong   University of Science and Technology, China

9:30 – 9:45

Multidimensional   Operando Analysis of Li/S Batteries with Neutrons and Photons

Sebastian Risse

Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin, Germany

9:45 – 10:00

Porous Ti4O7 Nanoparticles as   High-Efficiency Polysulfide Mediator for Lithium-Sulfur Batteries

Yan Lu

Helmholtz-Zentrum   Berlin, Germany

10:00 – 10:15

Heterostructures   Design for The Catalytic Conversion of Polysulfides in Lithium-Sulfur   Batteries

Wei Lv

Tsinghua University, China

10:15   – 10:50

Coffee Break

Aug. 14,   2019, Solid-Conversion Mechanism

Chair: Jiulin   Wang, Jia Xie

10:50 – 11:05

Conductive Mechanism of S@PAN via Solid Conversion

Jiulin Wang

Shanghai Jiaotong University, China

11:05   – 11:20

Novel   Organopolysulfide Cathode Materials for Rechargeable Lithium Batteries

Yongzhu Fu

Zhengzhou   University, China

11:20 – 11:35

Expansion-Tolerant   Architectures for Stable Cycling of Ultra-High Loading Sulfur Cathodes in   Lithium-Sulfur Batteries

Mahdokht Shaibani

Monash University, Australia

Enservpower Co.,Ltd., Thailand

11:35 – 11:50

Rationalizing Li-S Chemistry by Vanadium-Based   Compound Design

Jing-Yu Sun

Soochow   University, China

11:50 – 12:05

Ultrahigh   N-Doped Carbon/Graphene Sheets Host for Lithium-Sulfur Batteries

Zhan Lin

Guangdong University of Technology, China

Aug. 14, 2019, Li Anode

Chair: Ruiguo Cao, Chuan Wu

13:00 – 13:15

Failure Mechanism   of Lithium Anode in Lithium Sulfur Batteries

Ruiguo Cao

University of Science and Technology of China, China

13:15 – 13:30

Toward   Dendrite-Free Lithium Metal Anodes

Chuan Wu

Beijing   Institute of Technology, China

13:30 – 13:45

Manipulating   the Li+ Deposition Behaviors by Interfacial Chemical Interaction

Huiqiao Li

Huazhong   University of Science and Technology, University

13:45 – 14:00

Theoretical and   Modeling Design on Both Cathode and Anode Material System of Lithium-Sulfur   Battery

Qian-Fan Zhang

Beihang   University, China

14:00 – 14:15

R&D for   Lithium/Sulfur Batteries with Super High Energy Density

Hongzhang Zhang

Dalian   Institute of Chemical Physics CAS, China

14:15 – 14:25

Artificial   Solid Electrolyte Interphase Layers for Li Metal Anodes

Nian-Wu Li

Beijing   University of Chemical Technology, China

14:25   – 14:55

Coffee Break

Aug. 14, 2019, Sulfur Cathode Materials

Chair: Ying Chen, Xinyong Tao

14:55 – 15:10

Carbon Nanosheets for High-Performance   Lithium-Sulfur Batteries: Synthesis and Properties

Jieshan Qiu

Beijing University of Chemical   Technology, China

15:10 – 15:25

Improving   Cycling Performance of Lithium-Sulfur Batteries Using Boron Nitride   Nanomaterials

Ying   Chen

Deakin   University, Australia

15:25 – 15:40

Interface Engineering in Lithium Sulfur   Batteries

Jia-Qi Huang

Beijing Institute of Technology, China

15:40 – 15:55

High-Performance   Cathode Host Materials for Lithium-Sulfur Batteries

Hao Liu,   Guoxiu Wang

University   of Technology Sydney, Australia

15:55 – 16:10

Green Carbon-Based Nanomaterials for Li-S Batteries

Xinyong Tao

Zhejiang University of Technology, China

16:10 – 16:25

Mass Production   of Graphene & Porous Carbon for Li-S Batteries

Cheng-Meng Chen

Institute of   Coal Chemistry CAS, China

16:25 – 16:40

Ultrastable Sodium-Sulfur Batteries without   Polysulfides Formation Using Slit Ultramicropore Carbon Carrier

Hui Xia

Nanjing University of Science and Technology, China

16:40 – 16:55

Lithium-Sulfur   Batteries with High Volumetric Capacities

Ruihu Wang

Fujian   Institute of Research on the Structure of Matter CAS, China

16:55 – 17:10

High-Performance   Sulfur Cathodes Promoted by Synergism of Electrocatalysis and Confinement

Lijun Yang

Nanjing   University, China

17:10 – 17:20

Design Carbon Materials for Lithium Sulfur   Batteries

Zhenhua Sun,   Feng Li

Institute of Metal Research CAS, China

17:20 – 17:30

Two Dimensional Materials for High-Performance Li-S   Batteries

Zhong-Shuai Wu

Dalian   Institute of Chemical Physics CAS China

17:30 – 17:40

Tin Nanowire as A Strong Polysulfide Anchor for   Lithium-Sulfur Batteries

Xu Xu, Liqiang   Mai

Wuhan   University of Technology, China

Aug. 15, 2019, Emerging Sulfur Batteries

Chair: Zhaoyin   Wen, Yuegang Zhang

8:30 – 8:45

The Interfaces of Li-S Batteries Based on Solid   Electrolyte

Zhaoyin Wen

Shanghai Institute of Ceramics CAS, China

8:45 – 9:00

In Situ   Characterization and Performance Improvement of Mg/S Batteries

Yuegang Zhang

Tsinghua   University, China

9:00 – 9:15

Comprehensive Strategy of Electrolytes and   Electrodes Toward High-Performance Magnesium–Selenium and Magnesium–Sulfur   Batteries

Guanglei Cui

Qingdao Institute of Biomass Energy and Bioprocess   Technology CAS, China

9:15 – 9:30

Dual-Function,   Tunable, Nitrogen-Doped Carbon for High-Performance Li Metal–Sulfur Full Cell

Hongli Zhu

Northeastern   University, USA

9:30 – 9:45

Li/S Batteries for Applications – What Matters? A Combined   Experimental-Modelling Approach to Battery Design

Monica Marinescu

Imperial College London, UK

9:45 – 10:00

Coffee Break