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Jeff Chamberlain could be hokey but won his team's everlasting loyalty by earning them almost $2 million in battery royalties.
A Pretoria native, Mike Thackeray invented two of the major battery chemistries, including the one in the Chevy Volt.
Born in Morocco, Khalil Amine was a scrappy and serious scientist who produced Argonne's most prolific record of patents.
Don Hillebrand irritated the battery guys by forecasting that combustion cars had many more years of dominance.
Kevin Gallagher was generally upset with the tendency of battery scientists and companies to exaggerate and outright lie.
The only woman on staff, Lynn Trahey studied futuristic lithium-air technology and was met with great awkwardness from the guys.
A former heavy metal singer, Jason Croy got into physics and said his job involved encountering chaos every day.
Prophecy from the album "Gravity," by his band Connecticut Yankee.
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