Saturday, November 28, 2015

Energy Research Center News

News from the AJ Clark School of Engineering
Energy Research Center News
  1. UMD & Army Researchers Discover Salty Solution to Better, Safer Batteries
    Greatest potential uses seen in safety-critical, automotive and grid-storage applications
  2. UMERC Announces RFPs for the 2016 Graduate Student Energy Fellowships
    Proposals for the 2016 Wells and Hulka Graduate Student Fellowships will be accepted until January 14th.
  3. Hu wins 2015 Junior Faculty Outstanding Research Award
    Shows "promise [for] significant and lasting impact" in nanoscience
  4. Reimagining Fuel Cells Lands UMERC Director's Technology in NATURE
    Results of Dr. Wachsman’s research highlighted in NATURE, an international weekly journal of science.
  5. Experts available for comment on upcoming Nobels
    Lithium-ion batteries and nanowires are candidates for chemistry and physics prizes; UMD scientists can explain importance
  6. UMD Students Win Third Consecutive Electrochemical Society Student Chapter Award
    University of Maryland Electrochemical Society Students win Student Chapter Award for the third year in a row.
  7. UMD Researchers Creating First Onboard Fast-Charging System for Electric Vehicles
    NSF funds innovative interdisciplinary research for Khaligh and McCluskey
  8. Undergraduate Engineering Programs Earn Top Rank in U.S. News & World Report
    Clark School's undergraduate programs ranked No. 12 among public universities.
  9. Mesoscale Science Research Highlighted on Materials Journal Cover
    Rubloff and Lee show new direction in electrical energy storage
  10. UMD Researchers’ New Nanoscale Solar Cells Could Revolutionize Solar Industry
    Can nanostructured solar cells exceed the Shockley-Queisser limit?