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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. . . .

Published: March 17, 2016

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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 […] . . .

Published: February 3, 2016

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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 […] . . .

Published: August 27, 2015

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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 […] . . .

Published: March 24, 2015

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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   . . .

Published: February 2, 2015

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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 […] . . .

Published: December 4, 2014

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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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Dr. Radenka Maric and Dr. Mark Aindow Get Fuel Cell Funding

Dr. Radenka Maric of CBE and MSE, and Dr. Mark Aindow of MSE have key roles in two projects that have received a total of $6.7 million from Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) and are designed to reduce the overall operating costs of solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs). Read more . . .

Published: December 2, 2014

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The Sounds of Innovation: How UConn Research Is Resurrecting Antique Musical Instruments

In our modern age of specialization, it is increasingly rare to find the kind of individual who, in another age, would have been known as a Renaissance man or a polymath. The likes of Leonardo da Vinci, recognized for his painting as well as his scientific inventions; Michelangelo, famous as a painter, architect, and poet; […] . . .

Published: November 13, 2014

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Dr. Ali Bazzi: Lighting Rod for Power and Energy Education

Industry trends strongly influence educational approaches in engineering programs across the country, as universities and colleges strive to ensure their graduates are equipped with the skills and hands-on experiences that will prepare them to succeed in their careers. Two major trends in energy and the power engineering industry are redefining how this important electrical engineering […] . . .

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