Prof. Kovalenko's research under the Top 5 at the 2017 Spark Award
Wtih a new energy storage technology, the team of Prof. Kovalenko reached the top 5 finalists for the Spark Award 2017. They created anew technolog using graphite flakes as cathode material in rechargeable aluminium chloride-graphite batteries.
On 28 March 2017 the Spark Award was given out again for the most promising invention of 2016 that was filed for a patent. Prof. Maksym V. Kovalenko, Dr. Kostiantyn V. Kravchyk, and Shutao Wang were among the top 5 nominees for a new rechargeable aluminium chloride-graphite battery with high energy density and long cycling life for stationary storage.