BEST Center

MRL Building
Hastings Road
University Park, PA 16802
(814) 865-6237


BEST Overview

Penn State is leading the emerging research field of energy storage with the Battery and Energy Storage Technology (BEST) Center. The BEST Center was formed in 2011 to bring together the campus-wide expertise in energy storage, foster collaboration, and provide a focal point for research and education activities.

The expertise of Penn State researchers within the BEST Center spans from materials to cells to systems. These BEST researchers have made and continue to make significant and pioneering contributions to the most important aspects of energy storage technology. The BEST Center co-directors, Chris Rahn and Chao-Yang Wang, invite you to visit our website and engage our world-class researchers with your most challenging research and education initiatives in energy storage.