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UConn-Technion Collaboration Develops Model for Affordable Fuel Cell Catalysts

UConn researchers and collaborators at Technion – Israel Institute of Technology developed a theoretical model that will expediate the development of affordable fuel cells. Radenka Maric, UConn’s vice president for research, innovation and entrepreneurship; Dario Dekel from Technion’s Chemical Engineering Department; S. Pamir Alpay, UConn’s associate dean for research and industrial partnerships; and Sanjubala Sahoo, […]

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Three Engineering Faculty, Eight Others Named As Inductees to CT Academy of Science and Engineering

Nine University of Connecticut faculty were announced as inductees into the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering (CASE) for 2021, including UConn Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Carl Lejuez. CASE, which was chartered by the Connecticut General Assembly in 1976, provides expert guidance to the state of Connecticut and promotes the application […]

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Dr. Radenka Maric publishes new book Maric - Photo

UConn Vice President for Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Dr. Radenka Maric has just released a new book with co-author Gholamreza Mirshekari.  This book is a valuable resource for beginners as well as for experienced researchers and developer of solid oxide fuel cells.  All proceeds from sales of the book will support students through scholarships.   For […]

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Graduate Student’s Research Aids Green Technology Revolution

MSE graduate student Richard Andres Ortiz Godoy is hoping his research can be part of the effort to liberate society from fossil fuels. His research focuses on fuel cells, which provide an efficient, reliable and environmentally friendly next-generation energy alternative. Such prospects, however, wouldn’t be possible without access to the advanced research facilities, faculty expertise […]

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Dr. Jasna Jankovic receives NSF CAREER Award

Professor Jasna Jankovic, both an esteemed Professor in Materials Science and Engineering and a core faculty member at the Center for Clean Energy Engineering, has recently received one of the most prestigious awards for new faculty. On December 21st, 2020, she was granted the National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award, for her project “Understanding Degradation […]

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Sun and Sea: UConn Professor Advances in National Solar Desalination Contest

University of Connecticut professor of Chemical & Biomolecular engineering Jeff McCutcheon is a quarter finalist in the American-Made Challenges: Solar Desalination Prize administered by the U.S. Department of Energy. High salinity brines from oil and gas production, mining and industrial wastewaters are challenging to treat with conventional desalination technologies. Scientists have been working on various […]

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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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International Partnership for Hydrogen and Fuel Cells in the Economy – Student Infographic Challenge 2020

Dear students, On behalf of the UConn Center for Clean Energy Engineering (C2E2) and in preparation for the National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day (08/10), we invite you to submit your Infographic designs about hydrogen and fuel cells. C2E2 is encouraging you to participate in this challenge, and offering prizes to winning entities (including cash […]

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UConn Researchers Receive Patent for Diabetes-Sensing Breathalyzer

UConn researcher and vice president for researcher, Radenka Maric, and a former graduate student Rishabh Jain were recently issued a patent for a breath sensor able to detect chemical compounds that are markers for various chronic diseases. Human breath is primarily composed of nitrogen, carbon dioxide, oxygen, and water vapor. But there are traces of […]

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UConn and Technion Collaborate on the Development of Next Generation Fuel Cells

Radenka Maric, UConn’s vice president for research, innovation and entrepreneurship, Dario Dekel from Technion’s Chemical Engineering Department and S. Pamir Alpay, UConn’s associate dean for research and industrial partnerships are working on advanced concepts that will provide novel solutions in catalysis and energy research. UConn and Technion have had a relationship for two years under […]

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