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Scientists discover outstanding polymer electrolyte for solid-state battery by leveraging collaboration between experimentalists and theorists

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ANN ARBOR, MI Crème de la crème of polymer electrolytes discovered by the fusion of molecular dynamics and experimental validation. TRINA has been investigating the next generation of solid-state electrolytes to overcome the challenges of high-cost and air stability of sulfide-based electrolytes. TRINA has developed a polymer-based solid-state electrolyte with high ionic conductivity and voltage … Continued

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ITL researchers received the Best Student Paper Award in IEEE SPAWC 2023

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Takayuki Shimizu, Hongsheng Lu, and Chinmay Mahabal, together with researchers of North Carolina State University, received the Best Student Paper Award at IEEE SPAWC 2023

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Scientists develop optimized radar array structure for advanced radar performance

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Imaging radar progresses as TRINA scientists contribute optimization methods for planar array antenna structures.

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TRINA scientist gives invited talk to India Semiconductor Mission on thermal challenges in power electronics

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TRINA scientist delivers webinar to more than 50 faculty members from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT).

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Designing the Next Generation of Soft Robots Using Turing Patterns

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Prototyping soft robots using a design method based on Turing patterns. The research explores the emerging paradigm of programmed 3D shapes in additive manufacturing, which is receiving significant attention.

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A Big Step for Microbatteries using Machine Learning

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Data-driven design of miniature batteries is key to maximizing their performance. Miniature lithium-ion batteries (microbatteries) have been promising candidates for powering off-grid operations of internet-of-things (IoT) devices.

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Safe, Secure, Reliable: TRINA’s Research in Trustworthy Systems with Machine Learning Components

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ANN ARBOR, MI In 2023, TRINA’s work in verification and control for autonomous systems has been prominently featured in top Cyber-Physical Systems and Robotics conferences such as ICRA, ACC, HSCC, and ICCPS, with six papers accepted. Our papers are complementary to publications of other research units in Toyota, tackling challenges that range from robot learning … Continued

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Machine learning assisted catalyst discovery advances green hydrogen production

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ANN ARBOR, MI TRINA scientists achieved a breakthrough in catalyst search using a machine learning assisted method and published their work in the Journal of Energy Chemistry (impact factor: 13.6). Green hydrogen production via water electrolysis has emerged as an appealing solution to the growing energy crisis and environmental issues, and has been pursued as … Continued

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Fifteen Years of Research Excellence. TRINA Celebrates 15th Anniversary as part of Toyota Motor North America Research & Development.

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ANN ARBOR, MI Toyota Research Institute of North America (TRINA) is dedicated to pioneering next-generation core technologies and groundbreaking applications for a sustainable mobility society. Over the past fifteen years, TRINA has diligently focused on three primary areas concerning the future of mobility, materials, and electronics. Each project is rooted in innovation, with a keen … Continued

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Electronic Research Department fuel cell flow field design optimization research highlighted by modeling community

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DETROIT, Mich. TRINA scientists have published a method for the inverse design of hydrogen microreactor flow fields. The simulation-driven approach is summarized in a recent story from the multiphysics modeling community. The Electronic Research Department’s (ERD’s) hydrogen fuel cell flow field design optimization project was highlighted by the COMSOL multiphysics modeling community in a user … Continued

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