Enrique

BE Seminar, Dr. Enrique Mallada

Aug. 16, 2019

Embracing Low Inertia in Power System Frequency Control: A Dynamic Droop Approach Dr. Enrique Mallada, Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins University Date: Tuesday, September 3 at 10am Location: ECAD 109 (Clark Conference room) Abstract: The transition into renewable energy sources -with limited or no inertia- is seen as potentially threatening to...

Whittingham

BE Seminar, Prof. M Stanley Whittingham 

Aug. 16, 2019

What are the Chemistry and Materials Limitations to Advancing Lithium Batteries to the Next Level? Prof. M. Stanley Whittingham, Chemistry Department, State University of New York at Binghamton Date: Monday, September 16 at 2pm Location: SEEC, Room S228 Abstract: Over the last 40 years, lithium batteries have come from a...

high performance flow batteries

A high-performance battery for renewable energy storage

July 27, 2019

A low-cost, high-performance battery chemistry developed by CU Boulder researchers could one day lead to scalable grid-level storage for wind and solar energy that could help electrical utilities reduce their dependency on fossil fuels.

Prashant

These nano-bugs eat CO2 and make eco-friendly fuel

June 13, 2019

CU Boulder researchers have developed nanobio-hybrid organisms capable of using airborne carbon dioxide and nitrogen to produce a variety of plastics and fuels, a promising first step toward low-cost carbon sequestration and eco-friendly manufacturing for chemicals.

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Engineering students venture abroad for Global Intensives

May 20, 2019

Global Intensives –piloted by CU Boulder for the first time in spring 2018–are short-term global programs embedded into on-campus, faculty-led courses. All include a 10- to 12-day immersion abroad that complements and expands on the material studied throughout the semester.

CK

The Race to Zero Carbon

May 4, 2019

RASEI's Chuck Kutscher joined TV meteorologist, Mike Nelson's for the Earth Day symposium at the Denver Museum of Science and Nature IMAX. The theater had a sold-out audience of 400. Sepakers included, RASEI's Chuck Kutscher, CSU Professor Scott Denning, former NOAA Earth Sciences Director Sandy MacDonald, and Bill Ritter. Available...

Heinze

BE Seminar, Heinz Frei

April 3, 2019

Inorganic Core-Shell Nanotube Array for CO2 Photoreduction by H2O Presented by: Heinz Frei, Chemist Senior Scientist, Molecular Biophysics and Integrated Bioimaging Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Date: Tuesday, April 9 at 11:00am Location: CIRES Auditorium​ Abstract: Artificial photosystems that accomplish the complete cycle of converting CO2 and H2O to fuel...

Emilie Ringe

BE Seminar, Emilie Ringe

April 3, 2019

Earth-Abundant Plasmonics Presented by: Dr. Emilie Ringe, University of Cambridge, Departments of Earth Sciences and Materials Science and Metallurgy Date: Monday, April 8 at 1:00pm Location: JILA 10 th floor, Foothills Room Abstract: The colorful optical properties of gold and silver nanoparticles have been known for centuries, appearing in Roman...

Alex Zunger

Beware of plausible predictions of fantasy materials

Feb. 28, 2019

Real materials rarely behave like their digital counterparts. Stability of the compounds must be part of the burden of proof for predicting the complex properties of matter, urges Alex Zunger.

James Allison

BE Seminar, James Allison

Feb. 19, 2019

Integrated Physical and Control System Design: A Strategy for New Performance Levels in Renewable Energy Systems Presented by: James Allison, Associate Professor and the Jerry S. Dobrovolny Faculty Scholar at University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign. Date: Friday, March 1 at 2:00pm Location: Koelbel Building, Classroom 230 Abstract: Modern renewable energy...

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