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Affordable Clean Energy: Challenges and Opportunities
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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...
Aluminum-Rich Bulk Alloys: an Energy Storage Material for Splitting Water to Make Hydrogen Gas on Demand
The two major barriers to realizing a viable large-scale hydrogen economy are hydrogen storage and economically viable “green” hydrogen production. The current two preferred methods of hydrogen...
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...
Birck Solar Research Seminar Series
08 Feb 2013 | Series | Contributor(s): Peter Bermel
The Solar Research Series includes presentations from researchers at Purdue and leading researchers across the nation on developments in wafer-based, thin-film, organic and cross-cutting...
Competing Policy Choices at the Intersection of Energy and Climate Change – An Engineer’s Role
03 Feb 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Suresh V. Garimella
I will explore the tension between the seemingly contradictory but equally critical needs of energy security and climate change mitigation, and discuss the potential of renewable sources. I will...
Design of Optoelectronically-active Polymers for Organic Photovoltaic Applications
08 Feb 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Bryan W. Boudouris
Organic photovoltaic (OPV) devices are of great interest due to their promise of providing flexible, lightweight, and inexpensive alternatives to their currently-used inorganic counterparts....
Economic Factors on the Modern Photovoltaic Market
16 Sep 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gregory T. Forcherio
Photovoltaic research is heavily driven by market demand and "green-energy" hopes of the future. Commercial and utility level thin film photovoltaic systems have almost reached grid...
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,...
Energy Biofuels: An Even Better Alternative to Oil
10 Oct 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Maureen McCann
Purdue Energy Club,
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...
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...
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
Approaches: Breathing Membrane
Fuel Cell Water Management
Innovations and a Sustainable Energy Future
29 Dec 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Arunava Majumdar
Keynote speech for the 2010 Engineers for a Sustainable World (ESW) National Conference.
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.
Nano Solutions to Our Impending Energy Crisis
17 Nov 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Ali Shakouri
In this talk we review some of the advances in nanoscale energy conversion devices and discuss about the challenges and opportunities to provide a clean energy infrastructure. Couple of examples...
Nano*High: Got Plastic? What Saran Wrap & Renewable Energy Generation Have in Common
31 Jan 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Rachel Segalman, Eric Isaacs, Jeffrey B. Neaton
Rachel Segalman is an Associate Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at UC Berkeley and a Faculty Scientist at LBNL.
The Molecular Foundry
Lawrence Berkeley National...
nanoHUB PhotoVoltaics Reference Zone
27 Jan 2010 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Alexander S McLeod, Jeffrey B. Neaton, Jeffrey C Grossman
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The nanoHUB PhotoVoltaics Reference Zone is the right destination for finding general information about...
Nanoscience at Work: Creating Energy from Sunlight
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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...
PfFP Lecture 11: Chain Reactions, Nuclear Reactors and Atomic Bombs I
10 Mar 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jerry M. Woodall
PfFP Lecture 1: Energy and Power I
26 Jan 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jerry M. Woodall