20th Asian Battery
Conference and Exhibition

Tuesday 5 – Friday 8 September 2023
Sokha Siem Reap Resort & Convention Center

David Rand

Dr David Rand

Technical Program Chair
Asian Battery Conference

Technical Program Chair; 20th Asian Battery Conference and Exhibition
Honorary Research Fellow: CSIRO


David was educated as an electrochemist at Cambridge and received a PhD and ScD.

David joined CSIRO in 1969 to develop enhanced electrocatalysts for fuel cells. In 1977, he established CSIRO’s Battery Research Group and remained its leader until 2003.

He was CSIRO’s scientific advisor on hydrogen and renewable energy, until his retirement 2008.

Since then, he has served CSIRO as an Honorary Research Fellow and as the Chief Energy Scientist of the World Solar Challenge.

David’s research has been recognized by the award of the Faraday Medal of the Royal Society of Chemistry and the Gaston Planté Medal.

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