Dr. K. M. Abraham is Research Professor at Northeastern University Center for Renewable Energy Technologies, or NUERC. He is also the principal of E-KEM Sciences, a battery consulting company in Needham, MA. He was previously President of Covalent Associates, Inc, Woburn, MA, and Senior Scientist, Group Leader, Vice President and Director of Battery Research and Development at EIC Laboratories, Inc., Norwood, MA.
Dr. Abraham received his undergraduate education in chemistry, physics, and mathematics from St Berchmans’ College of Kerala University, India, where he was a gold medallist and a National Merit Scholarship winner.
He received his Ph.D. degree in Chemistry from Tufts University, Medford, MA, and conducted post-doctoral research at Vanderbilt University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Dr. Abraham received the Battery Research Award from the Electrochemical Society in 1995 for outstanding research on primary and secondary lithium batteries. In 2000 he was elected a Fellow of the Electrochemical Society. He was Chair of the Battery Division of the Electrochemical Society and serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Power Sources.
317 Egan Research Center
‘Battery’ to the Future
Mehmet Ates and Matthew Trahan are working with research professor K. M. Abraham to develop the next generation of energy efficient lithium batteries.
We’re talking power
Dr. K.M. Abraham, a scientist, educator, and Li-ion and Li-air battery pioneer, was the #sciencechat guest on April 10.