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Oct. 27, 2021 - Machine learning has revolutionized drug discovery, genomics and minerals geology, yet it has largely escaped battery science—the work of researchers who are paving the way for a new age of affordable electric vehicles and the storage of renewable energy. Instead, battery researchers have relied on three decades of largely iterative discovery to get from the initial commercialization of lithium-ion to today's enablement of a breakout EV industry. But can the community go faster using machine learning during the next stage of battery development and manufacturing scale-up? And what are the limits of machine learning when it comes to batteries? In this special, pop-up Live Chat, Will AI Transform Batteries, The Electric was excited to welcome two guests—Andrew Ng, the artificial intelligence pioneer and CEO of Landing AI, and Tim Holme, Co-founder & CTO of QuantumScape, the solid-state lithium metal startup.