Tags: energy

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  1. Purdue University Reactor PUR-1

    19 Sep 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Robert Bean

  2. Batteries - Challenges and Solutions

    15 Jun 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Vilas Pol

  3. Can we save lives with thermodynamics? Nanoengineering and Thermofluids for the Water-Food-Energy Nexus

    27 Apr 2017 | | Contributor(s):: David M. Warsinger

    Climate change, degrading water resources, and economic and population growth are increasing the need for new science and technologies at the Water-Energy-Food Nexus. In enabling new and improved technologies to tackle these issues, new nanomaterials designed with systems-level thermodynamics is...

  4. Power for Pulse Power Applications

    12 Dec 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Robert P. Hamlen

    The focus of this talk will be to provide information of electrochemical systems capable of providing pulse power for a variety of applications, from electric buses to pulse power weapons.  There will be a review of the various primary and rechargeable batteries, as well as a discussion of...

  5. Pulsed Power as an Enabling Technology for Cellular Manipulation and Cancer Treatment

    02 Dec 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Allen Garner

    Ongoing research explores the application of pulsed power for biomedical applications, including athermal sterilization of milk, water, and juices, cancer treatment, permeabilization of cells and tissues for drug delivery, and even wound healing.  This lecture will provide a general...

  6. Practice Your Scales!
 Thermal and Energy Nanomaterials for Fast Processes

    17 Aug 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Timothy S Fisher

  7. Energy Innovation for Operational Effect in the Navy and Marine Corps

    24 Nov 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Joseph M. Byran

    Joseph Bryan, Deputy Assistant Secretary of  the Navy for Energy, discusses the Navy and Marine Corps' efforts to transform their energy use to increase combat capability and operational flexibility, and enhance resilience. 

  8. [Illinois] Biophysics 401 Lecture 2: Boltzmann, Free Energy, Equilibrium Constant

    18 Sep 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Paul R Selvin

  9. Energy and Sustainability Challenges

    21 Apr 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Peter B. Littlewood

    This talk will take a physicist's perspective on some of the energy and sustainability challenges faced by the planet.  I will stress the need for thinking using robust principles to guide the investigation. These include: to realise that global sum rules are much more reliable than...

  10. [Illinois] Metal and Semiconductor Nanoparticles Supported on Graphene for Energy Conversion and Heterogeneous Catalysis

    17 Dec 2013 | | Contributor(s):: M. Samy El Shall

    Graphene has attracted great interest for a fundamental understanding of its unique structural and electronic properties and also for important potential applications in nanoelectronics and devices. The combination of highest mobility, thermal, chemical, and mechanical stability with the high...

  11. [Illinois] American Vacuum Society (AVS) Prairie Chapter Symposium 2012

    04 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: NanoBio Node

    The focus for the 2012 AVS Prairie Chapter meeting is Materials for Energy.

  12. Vacuum Nanosystemsfor Energy Conversion

    01 Feb 2013 | | 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 these devices must operate in a hermetically sealed, lowpressure ambient, a need that motivated...

  13. ECE 595E Numerical Simulations for Energy Applications

    17 Jan 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Peter Bermel

  14. Nano Solutions to Our Impending Energy Crisis

    17 Nov 2012 | | 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 solar and thermoelectric materials, devices and systems will be given and the scale of the...

  15. Opportunities of Lasers for Scalable Manufacturing of Solar Energy Devices

    21 Aug 2012 | | 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 that offer scalable and high speed solar device production to replace costly conventional...

  16. Dynmical Models for Thermopower

    19 Apr 2012 | | 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 interacting complex molecules in an ergodic billiard, a disordered hardpoint gas and systems with...

  17. Competing Policy Choices at the Intersection of Energy and Climate Change – An Engineer’s Role

    03 Feb 2012 | | 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 highlight the role of engineers and scientists in informing this confusing policy landscape.

  18. Energy Biofuels: An Even Better Alternative to Oil

    10 Oct 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Maureen McCann

  19. PfFP Lecture 39: Future of Nuclear Energy in the US - Debate

    17 May 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Jerry M. Woodall

  20. PfFP Lecture 12: Chain Reactions, Nuclear Reactors and Atomic Bombs II

    14 Apr 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Jerry M. Woodall