Dr. SAKAEBE Hikari
Chief Senior Researcher, Research Institute of Electrochemical Energy, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
Dr. Hikari SAKAEBE received her BSc from Faculty of Engineering, Kyoto University in 1989, and her M. Sc. in 1991 and Dr. Eng. in 1996 from Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University. After joining Osaka National Research Institute (present AIST) as a researcher in 1991, she was promoted to Chief Senior Research Scientist in 2013. She led one group of national project on batteries, R&D Initiative for Scientific Innovation of New Generation Battery (RISING) up to the end of March 2016 and is still working as a group leader in RISING2. She has worked on new battery systems, new materials for LIB (anode, cathode and electrolyte), and precise study of degradation mechanism of batteries.