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Dr. John (Jack) Deppe

Battery Relationship Manager with Idaho National Laboratory

Research Areas:
Energy Storage Technology; Infrastructure and Energy Storage


Dr. Jack Deppe is a battery relationship manager in Idaho National Laboratory's Energy Storage Group. Before joining INL in 2018 he was an energy storage consultant for more than 25 years, conducting applied and basic research on Li ion batteries for electric and hybrid electric vehicles for the U.S. Department of Energy Vehicle Technologies Office. He holds a bachelor's in physics from Drexel University and earned his master's and doctorate in physics at University of California Irvine. Deppe also serves on the Energy Storage Council of USDRIVE and the tech team of the United States Advanced Battery Consortium (USABC-TAC) where he represents VTO. In these capacities he reviews proposals, provides technical guidance to battery developers and research staff, and oversees battery R&D and development contracts in support of the DOE VTO’s mission. He has consulted with several small materials and battery companies, helping them to improve their technologies, and with venture capital firms whom he helps evaluate promising technologies.


​Ph.D. Physics - University of California
M.S. Physics - University of California
B.S. Physics (Honors) - Drexel University


​Materials Research Society (MRS), 2003-present
Electrochemical Society (ECS), 2001-present
American Associated for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), 2008-present

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