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The economics of energy – Hamidreza Tavafoghi earns a Dow Sustainability Fellowship

Hamid is studying ways to increase the use of renewable energy sources on the grid.|Short Read

Stephanie Crocker earns NSF Graduate Research Fellowship to bring sustainable energy to the grid

Stephanie seeks to provide continuous energy balancing on the grid by automatically controlling loads.|Short Read
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Alumni explore lots of EECS-related engineering with their kids

Three hundred and eighty alumni and children stretched across North Campus, dabbling in drones and bones, rockets and radioactives.|Short Read
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Student Spotlight: Elizabeth Dreyer – Ambassador for Optics

Elizabeth’s research is to understand how a new interaction between light and matter can generate electricity.|Short Read
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Students take a field trip to a wind farm

“The trip made me more aware of some of the practical things ... like the sound of the turbines, and how they alter the look of the land."|Short Read
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Rebecca Wolkoff awarded scholarship to continue her work in sustainable energy

The UVIG works with the U.S. Department of Energy to provide a forum for the critical analysis of wind and solar technology.|Short Read
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Modernizing the nation’s electric grid for alternative energy

"We are proposing an integrated solution that will combine the construction of well-positioned storage facilities that will route excess energy to where it needs to be."|Short Read
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Colored solar cells could make display screens more efficient

Professor Jay Guo has developed the reflective photovoltaic color filter device that can convert absorbed light to electricity. |Short Read
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Connor Field — Growing energy on a solar farm

"Energy will be the major concern in the United States for my generation," Connor says. "Now is the time to research and invest in the technologies that will power our future."|Medium Read
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Mini generators make energy from random ambient vibrations

The energy-harvesting devices are highly efficient at providing renewable electrical power from arbitrary, non-periodic vibrations.|Medium Read
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Prof. Hiskens receives stim money for wind energy

The grant is to be used to develop new techniques for assessing the impact of wind generation on power system voltage control and transient stability. |Short Read
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Prof. Hiskens named Vennema Professor

This professorship recognizes Hiskens' excellent teaching, service, and research in the area of nonlinear (hybrid) systems. |Medium Read