Howard Branz and RASEI Fellow Ivan Smalyukh received a $2.5 million grant

Dec. 7, 2018

The award is among $98 million in funding for 40 new projects across the country being provided by the agency. These funds will support R&D projects for technologies to transform the nation’s energy system.

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RASEI Fellow Art Nozik, recognized in the top one percent of citations for his field

Dec. 7, 2018

Eleven CU Boulder researchers were honored in an annual report released by the firm Clarivate Analytics, which recognizes papers that rank in the top one percent of citations for their field and the year in its Web of Science platform.

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National Science Foundation publication by RASEI Fellows Julie Lundquist and Dan Kaffine

Nov. 30, 2018

New research shows that Upwind wind farms can reduce the energy production of downwind neighbor turbines. Read full article


BE Seminar, Magnus Korpås

Nov. 2, 2018

Small-scale vs large-scale storage systems for variable RES: Optimal investment and operation strategies Presented by: Magnus Korpås, Professor, Electric Power Systems, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) Date: Monday, December 10th at 11:00am Location: SEEC, C120 Abstract: Energy storage systems has gained increased attention the last years due to...

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BE Seminar, Wilson Smith

Oct. 11, 2018

Enhancing electrocatalytic CO 2 reduction using a system-integrated approach to catalyst discovery and optimization Presented by: Wilson Smith, Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Delft University of Technology Date: Thursday, October 19th, 1:00pm Location: SEEC, S372 Abstract: Electrocatalytic CO2 reduction has the dual-promise of neutralizing carbon emissions in the near...

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BE Seminar, Daniel Molzahn

Aug. 31, 2018

Convex Relaxations of the Power Flow Equations: Overview and Selected Applications Daniel Molzahn, Argonne National Laboratory, Energy Systems Division Date: Tuesday, September 25 th at 12:30pm Location: DLC 1B70 Abstract: The power flow equations model the relationship between the voltage phasors and power injections in an electric power system. The...

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BE Seminar, Salvalai Graziano

Aug. 30, 2018

High energy performance buildings: from passive to active design strategies Salvalai Graziano, Building Engineer, PhD – Assistant professor, Politecnico di Milano (Italy) Date: Tuesday, September 11 th at 5:00pm Location: SEEC S228 Abstract: Buildings are responsible for approximately 40% of energy consumption and 36% of CO 2 emissions in Europe...

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RASEI Research Professor, Alex Zunger receives the Karl W. Böer Solar Energy Medal of Merit Award for 2018

May 29, 2018

The Böer Solar Energy Medal of Merit Selection Committee has selected Professor Alex Zunger of the University of Colorado, Boulder, for the Karl W. Böer Solar Energy Medal of Merit Award for 2018. The citation reads: “For outstanding and transformative contributions to the understanding of PV and electronic materials interfaces,...

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RASEI Fellow, Gregg Beckham Wins Prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry Award

May 10, 2018

Gregg Beckham, a senior research fellow at RASEI and group leader at NREL, was awarded the prize for the development of hybrid biological-catalytic and recycling processes to convert biomass and waste plastics to useful chemicals and high-value materials.

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RASEI Fellow, Daniel Kaffine co-authors study published in the American Economic Journal this month.

May 10, 2018

Co-lead author Daniel Kaffine, CU Boulder associate professor in economics, looked at natural gas, wind and coal-fired power generation across 20 U.S. states from 2008 to 2013.