Researchers in the Milliron Research Group at the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering are one step closer to delivering smart windows with a new level of energy efficiency, engineering materials that allow windows to reveal light without transferring heat and, conversely, to block light while allowing heat transmission, as described in two new research papers.… Read the rest »
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Smarter Window Materials Can Control Light and Energy
Michael Baldea Receives NSF CAREER Award for Research on Energy-Intensive Processes
Michael Baldea, assistant professor of chemical engineering, is working to improve the efficiency and economic performance of chemical processes that interact with the power grid. His research was recently selected for a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award.
CAREER Awards are highly competitive and prestigious grants given to young faculty who effectively integrate research … Read the rest »
Smart Manufacturing Leadership Coalition Wins DOE Funding
Professor Thomas Edgar is principal investigator of the Smart Manufacturing Leadership Coalition (SMLC) which recently won a contract to start developing the nation’s first open smart-manufacturing technology platform for collaborative industrial networked information applications. The innovative $10 million project will receive $7.8 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency … Read the rest »