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Engineering and Energy Events

There are no Center for Clean Energy Engineering events planned at this time.

Engineering Events

PhD Defense Presentation: Rishabh Jain
Nov 30 2015

BME 2101 Open Poster Session: "The Past, Present and Future of Biomedical Engineering"
Dec 1 2015

BME Seminar
Dec 4 2015

BME DOCTORAL DISSERTATION DEFENSE: "Monitoring of Breathing Activity using Smartphone-acquired Signals" By Bersain A. Reyes
Dec 4 2015

BME Doctoral Dissertation Defense: "Motion and Noise Artifact Detection and Vital Signal Reconstruction in ECG/PPG based Wearable Devices" By SMA Salehizadeh
Dec 4 2015



C2E2 and CEI Host Discussion On Connecticut Energy Research

Officials and researchers from the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) recently visited the Center for Clean Energy Engineering (C2E2) and Fraunhofer Center for Energy Innovation (CEI) to exchange information on the field of energy research in Connecticut. More than 40 technical experts from DEEP’s Energy, Water and Air Bureau attended the meeting […]

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New Scholarship for Center for Energy Innovation

A gift from a German company will help UConn explore more avenues in clean energy.  The Rauschert Group, a company based in Germany that develops and manufactures ceramics, engineering plastics and hybrid components, has funded a scholarship for two students annually at UConn’s Fraunhofer Center for Energy Innovation (CEI).  Read more  

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UConn Receives Gift for Global Energy Sustainability Program

A recent gift from the Satell Family Foundation will support UConn’s new research partnership in sustainable energy with Technion–Israel Institute of Technology. UConn and Technion are recognized leaders in energy engineering and education, and both are committed to advancing global adoption of clean and efficient energy technologies. UConn’s Center for Clean Energy Engineering and Fraunhofer […]

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Research Insight: Biomass Pyrolysis

Mr. Shoucheng Du, Prof. Julia Valla, and Prof. George Bollas are making exciting progress in developing the process of biomass catalytic pyrolysis. Their recent achievements are published in Green Chemistry (link to article), and were presented at the 2013 Spring Meeting of the American Chemical Society (link to presentation). Biomass pyrolysis is the thermal decomposition […]

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Quick Facts

Center Director
Dr. Prabhakar Singh,

Associate Director
Dr. Ugur Pasaogullari,

Program Director
Ms. Terry Barber-Tournaud,

12 Resident Faculty
15 Affiliated Faculty & Research Specialist
6 Postdoctoral Fellows
52 Graduate & Masters Students
7 Administrative & Laboratory Support Staff

Areas of Research
- Advanced materials synthesis
- Materials characterization
- High temperature materials
- Electrochemistry & electrodics
- Membranes & catalysis
- Computational simulation & control
- Power electronics
- Renewable energy systems

For a complete overview of capabilities visit C2E2 Brochure


Career / Growth Opportunities

The Center for Clean Energy Engineering works with industries, state and federal agencies, national laboratories, and research organizations. It receives requests from many of its partnering organizations on future employment, training and industrial/ research internship opportunities.  To Learn more about current opportunities click here.