Friday, May 27, 2016

Energy Research Center News

News from the AJ Clark School of Engineering
Energy Research Center News
  1. Clark School’s Amazing Transparent Wood Featured in New York Times
    Look Through Wood, No X-Ray Vision Required
  2. Northrup Grumman's Christopher Jones to Deliver Spring Commencement Remarks
    Northrop Grumman Technology Services VP and President Dr. Christopher T. Jones (Ph.D. '97) to speak at Clark School Spring 2016 Commencement Ceremony.
  3. More Salt, More Power: UMD, ARL Researchers Building Better Batteries
    A team of researchers at UMD, ARL, and colleagues have developed a battery that is at once safer, cheaper, more environmentally friendly, and more powerful - by adding a pinch of salt.
  4. UMD Inventors to Change Future of Lithium Ion Batteries
    UMD Researchers' Aqueous Electrolytes Nominated for Invention of the Year
  5. A View Through Wood Shows Futuristic Applications
    Transparent wood made at UMD could create new windows, cars and solar panels
  6. Ingenious method enables sharper flat-panel displays at lower energy costs
    UMD-headquartered project uses nanoslits to control light
  7. NEES project shows hybrid battery/capacitor with off-the-charts cycling capacity

    Manganese oxide-coated nanowires in gel provide steady, ready power
  8. Scientists blend coinage metals to obtain alloys better than gold
    Scientists at the University of Maryland (UMD) have developed a novel method for altering the light reflected or absorbed by a material by match-making combinations of gold, silver, and copper into various mixtures of metals, or alloys.
  9. Alireza Khaligh named an IEEE Industry Applications Society Distinguished Lecturer
    Khaligh will visit local IEEE IAS chapters to speak on electric vehicle battery chargers, and on aircraft transformer rectifier units.
  10. Khaligh receives NSF Partnership for Innovation grant on electric vehicle technology
    Researchers will develop an onboard inegrated charger/converter.