Dr. Cary Hayner
Dr. Cary Hayner is a lithium-ion battery expert with 13 years experience in the field. He’s currently a Staff Engineer at Rivian where he develops battery technology to accelerate the transition to sustainable transportation. Prior to that, Cary co-founded and served as the Chief Technology Officer of NanoGraf Corporation, a Chicago-based battery materials company, where he developed silicon-based anode materials for high-energy lithium-ion batteries. He is an inventor on 12+ patents, and author two book chapters and ten journal articles. Cary holds a PhD in chemical engineering from Northwestern University.