Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Energy Research Center News

News from the AJ Clark School of Engineering
Energy Research Center News
  1. New Battery Demonstrates “Sweet Spot” of Electrolyte Thickness and Composition
    Atom-scale synthesis makes highly conductive LiPON for solid-state battery
  2. Reza Ghodssi named ASME Fellow
    Ghodssi is also a Fellow of IEEE and AVS.
  3. Gabriel's sabbatical year included residencies, keynote addresses
    Professor focused work on energy market equilibirum modeling and energy security.
  4. CYC Students Learn About Sustainable Energy
    The University of Maryland Center for Young Children (CYC) Tour UMERC
  5. Transparent, Interactive Nanopaper Uses Touch to Generate Electricity
    New material described in ACS Nano, featured in Nanowerk and C&EN.
  6. Two Maryland SOFC projects selected by the Department of Energy
    DOE Selects Maryland Research Projects to Advance Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Technology
  7. Small Can Be Strong and Tough
    The smaller the cellulose fibers, the stronger and tougher the paper they make, to UMD researchers’ surprise
  8. Call for Nanotechnology-Inspired Grand Challenges
    July 16 deadline to identify nanoscience issues
  9. Fraik Wins Poster Award
    Undergraduate presented work conducted at the University of Maryland Energy Research Center.
  10. Reza Ghodssi named AVS Fellow
    Citation reads: "For outstanding leadership in microsystems technology achieved by combining knowledge of materials and processing, innovative device concepts, and diverse applications."