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Welcome to the McCalla Lab at McGill University. Our research is focused on the design of new functional materials through a combination of high-throughput synthesis along with more traditional solid-state chemistry approaches.  Of immediate interest are novel materials for a wide variety of battery technologies including positive electrodes for Li-ion batteries (nearing maturity), Na and Mg-ion batteries (not to market, still in development) as well as solid electrolytes for all-solid-batteries (a promising technology with significant engineering and chemistry related issues still needing to be resolved).  Such research is of highest priority for immediate societal needs including the widespread implementation of electric vehicles as well as off-grid storage given that the use of intermittent renewal energy sources drives the need for better batteries.