Anthony K. Burrell received a Ph.D. in chemistry in 1990 from the University of Auckland, New Zealand. He was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Texas, Austin (1991-1992) before joining Los Alamos National Laboratory as a Directors Fellow in 1992. He then moved to the Chemistry Department at Massey University, New Zealand and 1994 and was awarded the Chair of Synthetic Chemistry in 1998. In 2001 he returned to LANL as a Scientist where he established new programs in materials chemistry. In 2011 he moved to Argonne National Laboratory to lead the Emerging Materials and Technology Group in energy storage. He is currently the Head of Department for the CSE Electrochemical Energy Storage Department at Argonne National Laboratory and one of the PI’s in the Joint Center for Energy storage Research (JCESR).