Brainy Quote of the Day

Tuesday, April 1, 2014


Ozgenur “Ozge” Kahvecioglu Feridun first came to Argonne in 2010, when she was as a Visiting Scientist working on a scale-up project, the Ultrafast and Large Scale Boriding project.
A visiting scientist at Argonne in 2010 and a postdoctoral research fellow since 2012, Ozgenur “Ozge” Kahvecioglu Feridun is a metallurgical and materials engineer with the Process Technology Research group in the Energy Systems division.

What do you do at Argonne?

I work on process development and scale-up of advanced cathode materials. We scale processes from bench to pilot scale, identifying and resolving process challenges when producing materials. This reduces the risks associated with the commercialization of new materials.

What made you choose Argonne as the place to continue your postdoc work?

Actually, this is my second time working at Argonne. In 2010, I was here as a Visiting Scientist working on another scale-up project, the Ultrafast and Large Scale Boriding project, under Ali Erdemir. During this project, I learned firsthand how to apply my skills to solve process scale-up problems and how working on a diverse team contributed to the overall success of the project. Everyone brought a different expertise to the table that helped us solve many difficult issues.

On that project, we scaled an advanced heat-treating process from bench to industrial scale. It was subsequently licensed to an industrial partner and won an R&D 100 award in 2012.

Argonne National Labs: Ozgenur Kahvecioglu Feridun, by John Spizzurri

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