Bettergy was founded by Dr. Lin-Feng Li in 2008 to conceive, develop and commercialize innovative energy and environmental technologies for the military and the general public.
Bettergy was originally formed as an energy storage technology company and in pursuit of better battery performance, Bettergy sought advances in membrane technology. This led to a greater understanding of nanopore structures and the development of novel membrane technologies.
Dr. Lin-Feng Li, President and CTO
Dr. Li has two decades of technology and management experience in energy storage and other environmental technologies. Prior to founding Bettergy in 2007, Dr. Li was the Vice President of Product Development at Zinc Matrix Power (now, ZPower), in charge of product development and commercialization. He was previously VP and CTO of eVionyx, Inc. where he was responsible for the daily operations of the company and the development of new products.
Dr. Li has B.S. degrees in both Chemistry and Applied Physics from Tsinghua University and a Ph.D in Chemistry from Case Western Reserve University.
Guy A. Longobardo, Esq., COO
Guy has significant experience in the management of the business and legal affairs of companies, including having served organizations as chief executive or other senior officer, as general counsel or as a board member. Guy has a B.A. in Economics from Williams College and a J.D. from Columbia University.
Bettergy has assembled a strong technical team, including eight Ph.D.'s as well as additional technical and administrative staff and several consultants.
The team has a broad range of experience including in material synthesis, characterization, inorganic and polymer membrane fabrication, battery and fuel cell development and manufacturing.
Since its inception, Bettergy has received grants, contracts and support relating to its technologies from ARPA-E, Department of Defense, Department of Energy, NASA, National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, New York-BEST, NYSERDA, Office of Naval Research, the United States Army and the United States Navy.
Bettergy has close collaborative relationships with Cornell University, University of Cincinnati, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Rutgers University and engineering talent and other resources from these universities is available for technological development.