Energy is such a constant presence in our lives, we often take it for granted. Like the clean water that runs from our taps, we just expect energy to be cheap and ever-present, whether it’s the electricity that charges our phones, the natural gas that heats our houses or the oil that makes our cars … Read the rest »
Posts Tagged ‘energy research’
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 »
Graduate Student Krystian Perez (Edgar Group) won first place in the Pike Powers Energy Research Fellowship Awards at the International WikiEnergy Data Conference hosted by Pecan Street Inc. at UT Austin June 3-4, 2014.
“We put our groundbreaking energy research dataset in the hands of the world’s best researchers, and they truly delivered,” said Pecan … Read the rest »
Delia Milliron, a ground-breaking scientist developing new materials used to create smart windows that could lead to big cost and energy savings for commercial buildings and homeowners, has accepted an associate professor position with the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering.
Dr. Milliron will join the faculty with a courtesy appointment starting in September 2013. … Read the rest »
Creating fuel from sunlight sounds like something out of a sci-fi movie depicting technology of the future, but Professor Mullins and his team are working to make this concept a reality. Trailblazers in energy research, the Mullins Group is also studying materials in lithium-ion batteries for portable electronic devices and electric cars as well as … Read the rest »