The upside is that simple fixes will have a big impact
Energy & Environment
Flaring allows more methane into the atmosphere than we thought
Photosynthesis copycat may improve solar cells
The new approach moves energy efficiently and could reduce energy losses converting light into electricity.
University of Michigan partners on multi-institution planning effort for state’s water future
Work for the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy will develop a policy roadmap to safe, low cost water services.
Toward manufacturing semitransparent solar cells the size of windows
A peel-off patterning technique could enable more fragile organic semiconductors to be manufactured into semitransparent solar panels at scale.
$5.1M to advance nuclear energy awarded to U-M
The Department of Energy will support research into better heat exchangers as well as improved predictions for neutron physics and radiation damage.
New approach reduces EV battery testing time by 75%
System developed at the University of Michigan saves time and money in the race to create better batteries for the electric vehicle revolution