Licerion™ is a systems approach which combines high energy protected lithium metal anodes with enhanced electrolyte and cathode materials tailored specifically for end use. Applications include Licerion™-Sulfur batteries for extended unmanned aerial vehicle and aerospace applications and Licerion™-Ion batteries for extended driving range of all-electric vehicles.
Speaker Biography (John J C Kopera)
John Kopera is Vice President of Commercial Operations where he is responsible for the sales, marketing, IP and battery product development activities. He has over 20 years of experience in developing systems and technology for high performance batteries. John previously served as Director - Stationary Solutions for Cobasys, developing nickel metal hydride battery systems for stationary power applications. Prior to Cobasys, he was with Exide Corporation as Director of Product Development for Emerging Technologies, where he was responsible for developing new technologies for energy storage. Previous to Exide he was with Chrysler where he held increasingly responsible roles for engineering of alternative fuel vehicle systems and electric vehicles. He was a key contributor to the battery and propulsion systems for the Chrysler TEVan and EPIC electric vehicles. John is the inventor or co-inventor on over 15 alternative fuel, battery management and electronics patents. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from Michigan Technological University, and his Master of Science in electrical engineering from Oakland University. John is also a graduate of the Chrysler Institute of Engineering.
Company Profile (Sion Power Corporation)
Backed by more than 30 years of experience, Sion Power is changing the rechargeable battery industry with its Licerion® technology. Licerion is an advanced approach to lithium metal batteries containing twice the energy in the same size and weight battery as a traditional lithium-ion battery. Licerion batteries are an enabling technology for growth markets such as electric vehicles (EV), electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), unmanned ground vehicles (UGV), and more. Headquartered in Tucson, Arizona, Sion Power is a privately held, vertically integrated company with more than 180 patents. Visit us on the web at www.sionpower.com or follow us on LinkedIn.