Monday, January 26, 2015

Energy Research Center News

News from the AJ Clark School of Engineering
Energy Research Center News
  1. Saving Energy with ‘Personal HVAC Systems’
    UMD awarded more than $5 million by ARPA-E to fund potentially transformational research.
  2. News Update on FY 2015 Appropriations for DOE Office of Science
    Funding holds steady for next year's budget in Office of Science
  3. Wachsman’s Presentation on Water/Energy Relationships Featured in MRS Meeting Scene
    Professor describes how each relies on, and is affected by, the other.
  4. Physics Prof Confirmed as Head of ARPA-E
    After more than a year, Williams voted in as director of head of advanced energy projects
  5. Prestigious Humboldt Research Award Won by Dr. Gabriel
    Dr. Gabriel received Humboldt Research Award to study energy market modeling in Germany.
  6. Faster Charging Technique Boosts Battery's Capacity
    Unique in situ measurement of optical and electrical transport led to discovery.
  7. UMD Clark School Highlights Disaster Resilience at Mpact Week
    Five-day event focused on role of engineers in disaster prevention, mitigation, and response.
  8. Reza Ghodssi elected Fellow of IEEE
    Professor is recognized "for contributions to materials and processes for microsystems technologies."
  9. Hu, Leite Named Outstanding Engineer and Scientist of the Year (VIDEO)
    Materials Science professors receive awards from the Md. Academy of Sciences and Md. Science Center.
  10. A Billion Holes Can Make a Battery
    Battery inside a nanopore has commercial potential