Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Energy Research Center News

News from the AJ Clark School of Engineering
Energy Research Center News
  1. DOE Invests in UMERC Battery Research
    The Energy Department selects UMERC’s solid-state Li-ion battery research to advance efficient vehicle technologies
  2. CEEE Kicks Off ARPA-e Advanced Heat Exchangers Project
    Impact of additive manufacturing on design of advanced heat exchangers for enhanced air-side heat transfer
  3. UMERC's Advanced Energy Storage Technology Selected by NASA
    Energy storage research at UMERC has been selected by NASA to potentially power future space missions.
  4. Lithium-ion battery research profiled in DOE newsletter
    NEES EFRC researchers develop method to detect mechanical changes in electrodes.
  5. NTC Director, Dr. Lei Zhang, Nominated by U.S. Department of State for the 2014 APEC Science Prize
    The only candidate from the U.S. for the 2014 APEC Science Prize for Innovation, Research and Education (ASPIRE Prize)
  6. Workshop on Defects in Wide Band Gap Semiconductors Sept. 23
    Abstracts due July 28
  7. Adding Lithium Boosts Transparency and Conductivity of Graphite
    New material designed to boost performance of solar cells, displays, and electronics published in Nature Communications.
  8. Munday, Hu and Collaborators’ Research on Inside Cover of Advanced Energy Materials
    Interdisciplinary collaboration leads to use of cellulose fiber paper as antireflection coating for solar cells.
  9. UMD Professors Join Fuel Cell Projects Awarded Combined $11.4M
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  10. UMD Nets a DOE Award for Innovative Energy Research Projects
    Projects will help enable advances in energy production and use