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29 Dec 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Arunava Majumdar
Keynote speech for the 2010 Engineers for a Sustainable World (ESW) National Conference.
Translational Research in Nano and Bio Mechanics
18 Nov 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Ken P. Chong
One of the most challenging problems is the integration and interface between wet (biological) and dry (structural) materials. Nano and bio science and engineering is one of the frontiers in …
Energy Innovations in the 21st Century: Role of ARPA-E
13 Oct 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Arunava Majumdar
We are living through a Sputnik moment in our nation’s history, where we have witnessed multiple wake up calls with regards to the need for innovating in energy technologies. ARPA-E was created to …
Renewable Energy Sources
17 May 2010 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska
This presentation in pictures describes possibilities and utilization of alternative (green) sources of energy. Many sources contributed in the creation of this presentation. …
WALLA Lecture: Solar Cells
05 May 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Richard J. Schwartz
nanoHUB PhotoVoltaics Reference Zone
27 Jan 2010 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Alexander S McLeod, Jeffrey B. Neaton, Jeffrey C Grossman
Need information on the science of photovoltaics and solar cell technology? Find it here! The nanoHUB PhotoVoltaics Reference Zone is the right destination for finding general information about …
Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 25: Nanomaterials and Devices for Solar Energy
29 Dec 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Nick Fang, Omar N Sobh
Nanomaterials and Devices for Solar Energy Topics: Approaches: Breathing Membrane Continuous Operation Fuel Cell Water Management ElectroKinetic Nanobattery EDL Capacitators Laminar …
Liquid Transportation Fuels from Coal and Biomass
01 Dec 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Michael R. Ladisch
Report on the National Academies’ America’s Energy Future Study 2009.
Pioneers in Energy Seminar Series
01 Dec 2009 | Series
This Purdue University, West Lafayette campus speaker series supports lectures & visits by leaders in the field of energy research with the goal of increasing understanding of specific energy …
Sustainable Energy Solutions for a Limited Fossil Fuel Future
01 Dec 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Rakesh Agrawal
Rakesh Agrawal is a member and participated in the National Academy of Engineering Study on "Electricity from Renwable Resources." His lecture will be based on his independent work in the area of …
Renewable Solar Energy: Has the Sun Finally Risen on Photovoltaics?
10 Apr 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark R. Pinto
After a review of the overall renewable energy landscape, including the central role of economics, we present here the case that PV is on the verge of becoming a major source of electrical power …
Aluminum: a safe, economical, high energy density material for energy storage, transport and splitting water to make hydrogen on demand
30 Mar 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jerry M. Woodall
In 1968, a team lead by the author discovered that liquid gallium saturated with aluminum at room temperature would split water into hydrogen gas, alumina and heat. More recently his current team has …
Energy and Nanoscience A More Perfect Union
29 Mar 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark A. Ratner
Huge problems of energy and sustainability confront the science/engineering community, mankind, and our planet. The energy problem comes in many dimensions, including supply, demand, conservation, …
How Chemical Engineers Will Save the World
26 Mar 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): William F. Banholzer
The world is facing massive challenges brought on by population growth, economic meltdowns, and environmental constraints. Scientific solutions are needed now more than ever. In this seminar, an …
Sustainability: Less Talk - More Engineering
27 Oct 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Larry L. Baxter
In the last five years, sustainability and energy issues in general rose from obscurity to dominance in both the popular and technical press. In the process, the definitions, goals, and pathways seem …
Affordable Clean Energy: Challenges and Opportunities
20 Oct 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Hukam C. Mongia
The technical presentation is built around the August 9th 2008 ABC News/Planet Green/Stanford Poll on Environment/Energy in which the majority of the people polled expressed support for the following …
The Helios Talks
25 Sep 2007 | Series | Contributor(s): Joe Ringgenberg, Jeffrey B. Neaton, Jeffrey C Grossman
The energy problem is one of the most important issues that science and technology has to solve. The Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s Helios Project concentrates on renewable fuels, such …
Renewable Energy from Synthetic Biology
25 Sep 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jay D. Keasling
Jay Keasling, Co-Leader of The Helios Project, is the Director of the Physical Biosciences Division at Berkeley Lab, and a groundbreaking researcher in the new scientific field of synthetic biology. …
The Energy Problem: What the Helios Project Can Do About It
13 Jun 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Steven Chu
Nobel Prize winner Steven Chu talks about the Helios Project for the 2007 'Science at the Theater' series at Berkeley Repertory Theater in Berkeley, California. He proposes an aggressive research …
Nanoscience at Work: Creating Energy from Sunlight
13 Jun 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): A. Paul Alivisatos
Professor Paul Alivisatos introduces the Helios Project for the 2007 'Science at the Theater' series at Berkeley Repertory Theater in Berkeley, California. He discusses how Helios Project …
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