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Vacuum Nanosystemsfor Energy Conversion
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01 Feb 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Roger T. Howe
Micro and nano-fabricated sensors (e.g., accelerometers and gyroscopes) and actuators (e.g., light valve chips for projection and cell-phone displays) have become commonplace in recent years. Some of …
[Illinois] CABPN Workshop: Utilizing Microscale Characteristics to Address Interdisciplinary Challenges in Energy and Biology
01 Feb 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Amit Desai
Having noticed that the development of membrane-based fuel cells is often hindered by membrane-related issues such as water management (i.e., electrode dry-out/flooding) and fuel crossover, we have …
ECE 595E Numerical Simulations for Energy Applications
17 Jan 2013 | Courses | Contributor(s): Peter Bermel
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 from …
Opportunities of Lasers for Scalable Manufacturing of Solar Energy Devices
21 Aug 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gary Cheng
Production costs, module conversion efficiencies, and adoption in commercial rooftops continue to be the most critical issues for solar energy technology. The industry continuously seeks technologies …
Dynmical Models for Thermopower
19 Apr 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Giulio Casati
Dynamical nonlinear systems provide a new approach to the old problem of increasing the efficiency of thermoelectric machines. Here we discuss stylized models of classical dynamics, including non …
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 …
Energy Biofuels: An Even Better Alternative to Oil
10 Oct 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Maureen McCann
Purdue Energy Club, Discovery Park, C3Bio
PfFP Lecture 39: Future of Nuclear Energy in the US - Debate
17 May 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jerry M. Woodall
PfFP Lecture 12: Chain Reactions, Nuclear Reactors and Atomic Bombs II
14 Apr 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jerry M. Woodall
PfFP Lecture 13: Chain Reactions, Nuclear Reactors and Atomic Bombs III
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
PfFP Lecture 2: Energy and Power II
PfFP Lecture 3: Energy and Power III
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.
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 …
Transformative Power Semiconductor Technologies to Impact 21st Century Energy Economy, and Space and Defense Electronics
22 Sep 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Krishna Shenai
This talk will focus on advanced power semiconductor materials, devices, circuits and systems that are needed in order to address this daunting challenge. Specifically we will discuss emerging …
Introductory Seminars on What is Nanotechnology?
06 Apr 2010 | Series | Contributor(s): Joseph M. Cychosz (editor)
A collection of presentations which answer an aspect of the question "What is nano?"
Nano*High: From Atoms to Electricity: An Introduction to Nuclear Power, Its Promise and Challenge
02 Feb 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Brian D. Wirth
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Nano*High. Professor Brian Wirth from the UC Berkeley Dept. of Nuclear Engineering presents the basics of nuclear science, and discusses the technological …
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.
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