Category: Awards

C2E2’s Own Andres Ortiz Godoy Heading to France

Written by: Ben Donohue & Olivia Ortegon Beginning as a collaboration between the American and French government, the Chateaubriand Fellowship is a prestigious, research-focused opportunity centered around climate change. The Fellowship supports “outstanding PhD students from U.S. institutions who wish to conduct part of their doctoral research in France”, according to the Chateaubriand Fellowship official […]

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Research Experience for Undergraduates. Why are REU’s Especially Important Today?

How can undergraduate students learn more about clean energy at UConn? Julia Valla, Associate Professor at the Center for Clean Energy (C2E2), says we can do that through REU’s.  An REU program simply put, stands for a Research Experience for Undergraduates. Through these REU’s students can learn more about their field and get a closer […]

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True Potential Found at the World Fuel Cell Conference, Mariah Batool Achieves 2nd Place

By Ben Donohue & Olivia Ortegon Sparked by her interest from working for an oil and gas refinery in Pakistan, her home country, Mariah Batool says “fuel cells have always amazed me. I believe they are the next big thing”.  Mariah came to UConn on a Fulbright scholarship to focus on her research on advanced […]

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UConn Professor Earns Prestigious DoD Award Yupeng Chen

By:  Olivia Ortegon Dr. Yupeng Chen, a professor in UConn’s Department of Biomedical Engineering as well as faculty at the Center for Clean Energy Engineering (C2E2) in the School of Engineering, has recently earned an impressive $312,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Defense. Dr. Chen joined UConn in 2018, but before this he worked […]

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Five Engineering Faculty Receive NSF CAREER Awards

NSF CAREER Awards support early-career faculty in establishing their research programs while also reaching out to students and community members. Eight UConn researchers across six disciplines have received CAREER awards for 2021.  The National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (NSF CAREER) Program awards competitive grants to support the research programs of early-career faculty who […]

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