162: How ethical and sustainable are Lithium batteries with John Cooley

In this episode, we talk to Dr. John Cooley. He is the co-founder and Chief of Products and Innovation of Nanoramic Laboratories. Where he focus on technology development and commercialization. He has led the execution of Nanoramic’s first product lines. He co-authored multiple winning grant proposals, holds five technical degrees from MIT including the Ph.D. from the Electrical Engineering dept and also won both the David Adler Memorial Thesis Prize and the Morris Joseph Levin Award for his thesis work and was a Martin Family Fellow in 2009.

During this episode we talked about the ethicality and sustainability of Lithium batteries. How easy or it is to recycle batteries as well as how their battery will impact the automotive industry.