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Investing in Energy Storage for Solar, Wind Power Could Greatly Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

School for Environment and Sustainability post-doc Maryam Arbabzadeh researches energy storage systems for excess solar and wind energy, reducing the amount of energy needed from fossil fuels. Economically viable solutions need to be developed. July 30, 2019. # #EnvironmentandSustainability #web-article #schoolforenvironmentandsustainability #Science #Sustainability #Energy #ClimateSciences #MaryamArbabzadeh ​​​​​​​​​


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Renewable Energy in Michigan: Technologies, Public Policies, and Trends

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 10-28-2019 | 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM ET


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Sustainable Biofuel: Design Principles for Bioengineered Microbe Catalysts

Chemical Engineering Professors Fei Wen and Robert Ziff explain their research on extracting sugars from the cellulose materials of plants, like woody stems and corn stalks, in order to stop using corn kernels for biofuel. July 22, 2019. #5-15mins #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #Environment/Sustainability #Science #Energy #ChemicalEngineering #Biology #FeiWen #RobertZiff


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Toward Molecular Computers: First Measurement of Single-molecule Heat Transfer

Mechanical Engineering Professors Edgar Meyhofer and Pramod Reddy construct a device with the capacity and sensitivity to test heat transfer along a single molecule, rather than a string of atoms, increasing the possibility of molecular-powered computers. July 19, 2019. #5-15mins #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #Technology #Science #MechanicalEngineering #ComputerScience #Energy #EdgarMeyhofer #PramodReddy


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Immortal Switches, Quantum Computers Could Stem from New Semiconductor

Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering Pierre Poudeu and graduate student team document the shifts in polarity as the temperature of the semiconductor, a mix of iron, tin, antimony and selenium, is altered. July 10, 2019. # #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineeringNewsCenter #scienceandtechnology #MaterialsScience #Energy #ElectricalEngineering #PierrePoudeu ​​​​​​​​​


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Prof. Louise Willingale Creates Extreme Plasma Conditions Using High-intensity Laser Pulses

U-M Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Assistant Professor Louise Willingale utilizes laser technology to develop and test plasma in various conditions. These trials can offer insights into possible proton therapy, fusion power, and more! June 26, 2019. #5-15mins #Engineering #web-article #DepartmentofElectricalandComputerEngineering #scienceandtechnology #ElectricalEngineering #ComputerScience #SpaceScience #Energy #LouiseWillingale ​​​​​​​​​​


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Bringing Wind Turbine Research to Michigan Communities

U-M Ford School of Public Policy’s Center for Local, State and Urban Policy senior project manager Sarah Mills advises small Michigan communities on the impact wind turbines would have on their specific town, allowing them to make an informed decision on their energy development. April 16, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #Environment/Sustainability #Energy #ClimateSciences #Michigan #SarahMills ​​​​​​​​​


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U-M to Reduce Emissions Through Renewable Energy Purchase from DTE Energy

U-M agrees to purchase renewable energy through DTE Energy, resulting in half the campus energy coming from renewable sources and pushing the campus towards its goal of carbon neutrality. April 9, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #Environment/Sustainability #Campus #Energy #ClimateSciences #MarkSchlissel ​​​​​​​​​


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Hydrogen Fuel Cells: With a Database of 500,000 Materials, Researchers Zero in on Best Bets

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering Donald Siegel discusses the recent advances in efficiency and compactability of hydrogen batteries, which are a better option for electric cars than current lithium batteries. April 16, 2019. #5-15mins #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #Science/Technology #Environment/Sustainability #Energy #Transportation #MechanicalEngineering #DonaldSiegel ​​​​​


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Using Autonomous Drones to Map Methane in Landfills

Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Dimitrios Zekkos and students explain the untapped energy potential in landfills and the drones used to map it. April 30, 2019. #5mins #Engineering #video #Science/Technology #Environment/Sustainability #CivilEngineering #Energy #Sustainability #AutonomousVehicles #DimitriosZekkos