Introducing Austin Sendek from Aionics, Inc.
Dr. Austin Sendek is the CEO and Founder of Aionics, Inc., a Silicon Valley startup that is leveraging the power of A.I. to accelerate the development of new materials for a zero-carbon future. Austin is widely credited with leading the first successful demonstration of A.I. outperforming humans in the design of new battery materials, which he led while he was a doctoral student in Applied Physics at Stanford University. His research publications have been cited over 1,300 times, and he was included in Forbes Magazine's 30 Under 30 in Energy list in 2019. In addition to his role at Aionics, he is a Guest Lecturer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Columbia University and a Visiting Researcher in the Department of Materials Science at Stanford.