Dr. Mei Cai is a Sr. GM Technical Fellow and the manager of the Energy Storage Materials Group. She is responsible for technology innovations in advanced energy storage materials for future electric vehicles. Mei has 25 years of industrial research and development (R&D) experience including extensive experience in novel materials processing for automotive applications. She has managed multi-million-dollar R&D projects in the development of low-cost and durable vehicular energy storage materials and systems. Mei was recognized as a 2018 Asian American Engineer of the Year for her contributions in fundamental research and technology development. She is the author or co-author of more than 100 scientific publications and holds 100+ issued US patents. She has also served as the PI/co-PI for many DOE-funded projects in energy materials research.