Category: NSF

Jasna Jankovic named 2024 Distinguished Engineering Educator Jansna Jankovic - photo

Jasna Jankovic, Associate Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE), has been recognized by the UConn College of Engineering as a winner of the 2024 Distinguished Engineering Educator Award. The DEE award is bestowed yearly on select engineering faculty for outstanding teaching and innovation at the undergraduate level. Jankovic has been with UConn since 2018 […]

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Microalgae for Poultry Nutrition: UConn Researchers Receive NSF Future Manufacturing Grant

Ateam of UConn researchers is developing a natural alternative to produce an essential amino acid used in poultry feed with support from a $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation’s Future Manufacturing initiative. The team is led by Mingyu Qiao, assistant professor of innovation and entrepreneurship in the Department of Nutritional Sciences in the College of Agriculture, Health […]

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Empowering Kids: Energy Choices for Tomorrow at C2E2

On Tuesday June 20th, 2023, the Center for Clean Energy Engineering (C2E2) hosted an exciting event aimed at empowering young minds and educating them about sustainable energy sources and the importance of making informed energy choices. Titled “Empowering Kids: Energy Choices for Tomorrow,” this program was specifically designed to introduce middle school students to potential […]

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UConn Hosts OREO+C Workshop May 25th & 26th

Last week our partners hosted OREO+C Workshop (Overall Research on Electrode Coating and Characterization Processes). The workshop featured discussions about scale-up fabrication and characterization of fuel cell and electrolyzer electrodes. Industry, national labs and academia gathered with the United States and German OREO team as they reported on four years of collaborative findings. The Center […]

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Internships Can Lead to Surprising Opportunities and Career Success

By: Ben Donohue & Olivia Ortegon             Andres Godoy, a graduate assistant at the Center for Clean Energy Engineering, understands the impact internships have on career aspirations and progression. The knowledge and experience during his internship last year at the National Science Foundation (NSF) helped to set the path for the prestigious Chateaubriand Fellowship, a […]

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Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) in Hydrogen Technologies – Summer 2023 Registration Now Open!

Spend Your Summer at UConn! Hydrogen Research Experience for Undergraduates:  A Convergent Approach on Traineeship towards Realizing H2 Economy Scientists worldwide are urgently seeking ways to provide a clean, secure, and affordable carbon-free energy future for the mankind. This is not an easy task as the statistics show that the energy demand worldwide is expected […]

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Dr. George Matheou Receives Prestigious NSF CAREER Award

Dr. George Matheou, assistant professor in Mechanical Engineering and member of UConn’s Center for Clean Energy Engineering, was one of 10 recipients from the University of Connecticut, who received this year’s NSF CAREER award.   Dr. Matheou’s award is titled “CAREER: Understanding Low-Cloud Feedbacks Using Large-Eddy Simulation of Spatially Developing Cloud Transitions” and was awarded […]

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UConn, a ‘Powerhouse in Research,’ Participates in NSF Roundtable

The value of UConn’s research in driving economic development and transforming lives was highlighted Friday in an event led by the National Science Foundation, which supports many of the University’s most critical projects through significant grant funding. Radenka Maric, UConn’s vice president for research, innovation, and entrepreneurship, was an invited participant in an experts’ roundtable […]

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