Category: energy efficiency

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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C2E2 Welcomes Dr. Beykal to her Newest Home at UConn

By: Ben Donohue & Olivia Ortegon We welcome our newest member and Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Dr. Burcu Beykal, to the University of Connecticut and the Center for Clean Energy Engineering (C2E2).  Dr. Beykal completed her doctoral and postdoctoral studies at Texas A&M University specializing in process systems engineering, data-driven modeling, and […]

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PEARL Laboratory at the University of Connecticut

Dr. Ali Bazzi’s Power Electronics & Drives Advanced Research Laboratory (PEARL) is part of the Center for Clean Energy Engineering and Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Connecticut. The main research focus is on power electronics applications in electric motor drives, renewable energy systems, micro-grids, and the smart grid. Electric drives […]

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Energy Department Releases its Hydrogen Program Plan

EERE News November 12, 2020 Energy Department Releases its Hydrogen Program Plan Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) released its Hydrogen Program Plan to provide a strategic framework for the Department’s hydrogen research, development, and demonstration (RD&D) activities. The DOE Hydrogen Program is a coordinated Departmental effort to advance the affordable production, transport, storage, […]

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Master of Science Program now Accepting Applications for Advanced Manufacturing for Energy Systems (AMES)

The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) awarded the University of Connecticut at Storrs a traineeship program grant in 2018.  This grant addresses workforce training needs in the early-stage technology area of advanced materials and process technologies in energy-related manufacturing. UConn has implemented a masters-level training programs designed to train a new generation […]

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