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...

UK / US Team

UK and US geoscientists forge special relationship to tackle world’s energy challenge

Feb. 12, 2019

SOME of the world’s finest geoscientists from both sides of the Atlantic have joined forces to set a course for scaling up the world’s ability to decarbonise its energy supply.


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.

arthur nozik

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.

wind turbines

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...

Brian Wilson

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...