Friday, October 31, 2014

Energy Research Center News

News from the AJ Clark School of Engineering
Energy Research Center News
  1. Khaligh receives grant for electric vehicle charger/converter
    Maryland Innovation Initiative grant will fund power electronics interface research.
  2. Electrochemical Society Wins 2nd Student Chapter Award
    Chapter honored at annual meeting.
  3. Tropical Tree Fibers Can Hold Battery Power, Say UMD Engineers
    Energy-producing bacteria can nest in hollow conductive fibers
  4. Khaligh receives U.S. Patent 8,853,888 for multiple-input DC-DC converter
    The converter can be used with different energy sources that have different voltage-current characteristics.
  5. Whiting-Turner Lecture Series to Feature Colwell and Langford
    Clark School of Engineering will welcome two distinguished speakers for its Whiting-Turner lecture series this fall.
  6. Atomic Layer Depostion and Graphene Inspire Creative Catalyst Design
    Hulka Energy Research Fellowship supports MSE student's design of new photoelectrochemical composites.
  7. Maryland Industrial Partnerships Program Approves 18 Technology Development Projects
    Worth $4.7 million, the projects team Maryland faculty and companies to bring products closer to market.
  8. UMD Clark School to Host Mpact Week: Disaster Resilience
    Research showcase to highlight role of engineers in developing innovative solutions to help prevent, mitigate, and respond to disasters.
  9. New UMD Synthesis Method May Shape Future of Nanostructures, Clean Energy
    Findings advance efficient solar splitting of water into hydrogen fuel
  10. DOE Invests in UMERC Battery Research
    The Energy Department selects UMERC’s solid-state Li-ion battery research to advance efficient vehicle technologies