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At Northeast universities, new programs aim to fill gaps in clean energy workforce

The University of Connecticut is already expanding its newly-launched energy systems training program amid a shortage of energy workers in the state. Energy employment continues to grow in Connecticut. But hiring managers say they are struggling to find a workforce skilled in advanced renewable energy technologies, and the state’s flagship university is responding. “Connecticut has […]

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UConn Patents Model to Achieve Efficient Electric Motor Drive Systems

While more and more cars are being powered by electricity, all cars rely on electricity as the energy source for their drive systems. In fact, electric motor drive systems account for the largest energy consumption in the U.S. and worldwide in appliances, manufacturing processes, and many other applications. They are flexible and reliable, making them […]

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Master of Science Program Starts Spring 2019 in Advanced Manufacturing for Energy Systems

Today the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) announced that the University of Connecticut at Storrs will lead a traineeship program that will address workforce training needs in the early-stage technology area of advanced materials and process technologies in energy-related manufacturing. UConn will implement masters-level training programs designed to train a new generation […]

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Senior Design Demonstration Day: Providing Innovative Solutions to Technical Challenges

By: Eli Freund, Editorial Communications Manager, UConn School of Engineering  Two hundred and twenty-eight groups, consisting of nearly 800 seniors, stood proudly by projects ranging from as small as a cyborg insect, to as large as an all-electric car inside of Gampel Pavilion. The capstone projects, which were the culmination of a year’s-worth of work, […]

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Eight UConn Researchers Elected to Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering

Eight researchers from UConn and UConn Health have been recognized by the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering (CASE) as some of Connecticut’s leading experts in science, engineering and technology. The nonprofit, public-service institution patterned after the National Academy of Sciences elected a total of 24 new members from various institutions of higher education and […]

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MSE Welcomes New Faculty Member Jasna Jankovic

  We are pleased to welcome our newest faculty member, Jasna Jankovic, who will serve as an assistant professor beginning January 2018. Jankovic brings a wealth of knowledge to this position, having over 20 years of industry and research experience in various areas of engineering. Specifically, her areas of expertise include fuel cell materials fabrication […]

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Zhang and His Students Look To Advance Power Systems Into The Future

Over 350 million people in the United States depend on the reliability and consistency of the 450,000 miles of high-voltage lines that form the U.S. power grid to do important daily tasks. With stronger weather events and an increasing number of cyber-attacks, reliable safeguards and technologies are needed to protect this very important utility. The […]

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Promoting UConn – Technion Collaboration under Satell Foundation: Professor Yoed Tsur visits C2E2

Under Satell Family Foundation, UConn’s Center for Clean Energy Engineering welcomed visiting scholar, Professor Yoed Tsur on Thursday, December 3, 2015 to discuss collaboration opportunities under a broader umbrella of “Energy” research between Technion-Israel Institute of Technology and UConn’s Center for Clean Energy Engineering. [uconn_gotonewurl url = “http://www.energy.uconn.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/2016-02-22-C2E2-Welcomes-Prof-Yoed-Tsur.pdf”]

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Members of the Connecticut General Assembly visit C2E2

Following the ground breaking ceremony for UConn’s new Engineering and Science Building on Wednesday, September 9, 2015, three members of the Connecticut General Assembly visited and toured UConn’s Center for Clean Energy Engineering and Fraunhofer Center for Energy Innovation. The focus of their visit was to learn more about the cutting edge technology and research […]

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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 […]

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