ROLLA — Missouri University of Science and Technology has won a federal grant worth nearly $1 million for its lithium battery research program.
The grant to the Rolla institution is among several totaling $106 million announced Thursday by the Department of Energy. The projects largely involve alternative energy research.
The Missouri school's project involves development of a new type of ultra-high energy lithium-air battery.
Missouri University of Science and Technology is the school formerly known as the University of Missouri-Rolla.