Archives: Yearly Archives: 2015

Professor Radenka Maric and MSE Graduate Student Sapna Gupta Named 2015 Women of Innovation

Congratulations to Dr. Radenka Maric and Sapna Gupta, who have been named 2015 Women of Innovation by the Connecticut Technology Council (CTC).

The CTC honored fifty-six Connecticut women for innovation and leadership in the science, math, technology, and engineering disciplines at the 11th annual Women of Innovation Awards Gala on April 1. Ten of these women were granted awards in the academic, entrepreneurial, large business, small business, youth, collegian, and community innovation and leadership categories. Professor Maric was named a category winner in research innovation and leadership, and Sapna was recognized as a category winner in collegian innovation and leadership.  Read more

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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 and toured the facilities. Special guest speaker, Dr. Richard Metzler, Managing Director of Rauschert, presented information on the importance of ceramic filtration technology for water filtration and the research that will be conducted at the Fraunhofer Center for Energy Innovation.  Read more

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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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