Daniel Molzahn

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...

Salvalini Grazaino

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...

Alex Zunger

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.

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Local High school senior discovers new compound that may improve rechargeable battery technology

May 3, 2018

Kyle Fridberg, a Fraiview High School working in the lab of RASEI Fellow, Michael Marshak an assistant professor of Chemistry at CU-Boulder and fellow at the Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute (RASEI) has discovered a compound that may prove useful in improving rechargeable battery technology. Kyle's work identifying the compound,...

Obadiah Reid

BE Seminar, Obadiah Reid

April 25, 2018

Energy and Charge -Transfer in Molecular Materials: The Role of Quantum Coherence Dr. Obadiah Reid, Assistant Research Professor - NREL, University of Colorado - Boulder Date: Tuesday, May 1 at 12:30pm Location: ECEE 1B32 Abstract:​ Molecular semiconductors possess unique features that make them useful for a wide range of applications:...

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BE Seminar, Mark O'Malley

April 24, 2018

Energy Systems Modelling ~ The Good the bad and the Ugly Mark O'Malley is Chief Scientist, Energy Systems Integration and Senior Research Fellow at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, USA Date: Monday, April 30 at 2:00pm Location: SEEC S228 Abstract:​ The Energy System is transforming, based in large part on...

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BE Seminar, Bart Doekemeijer

April 16, 2018

Coordinated Control in Wind Turbine Farms Bart Doekemeijer, Delft Center for Systems & Control, Delft University of Technology Date: Thursday, April 26 at 3:30pm Location: Onizuka Conference Room (ECAE 199)​ Abstract:​ Wind turbines are being placed together in wind farms for the financial gains from economies of scale. However, this...

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BE Seminar, Lili Cai

April 16, 2018

Bridging Thermal Science and Nanomaterials for Sustainable Energy Applications Lili Cai, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University Date: Monday, April 16 at 11:30am Location: ECCS 1B28​ Abstract:​ As population and living standards increase, the energy demand and climate change have reached unprecedented levels that require more efficient technologies...