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Can we save lives with thermodynamics? Nanoengineering and Thermofluids for the Water-Food-Energy Nexus
27 Apr 2017 | Online Presentations | 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...
Power for Pulse Power Applications
12 Dec 2016 | Online Presentations | 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. ...
Pulsed Power as an Enabling Technology for Cellular Manipulation and Cancer Treatment
02 Dec 2016 | Online Presentations | 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...
Only time can tell whether religion or science is correct
22 Aug 2016 |
Posted by Ryszar Cichy
People have different concepts about time. Many people brag that in my time I used to do this and that and so on. What is time? Does anyone have a clear-cut definition of what time...
Practice Your Scales!
Thermal and Energy Nanomaterials for Fast Processes
17 Aug 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Timothy S Fisher
NCN Undergraduate Research Experience Program - 2016
Energy Innovation for Operational Effect in the Navy and Marine Corps
24 Nov 2015 | Online Presentations | 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...
[Illinois] Biophysics 401 Lecture 2: Boltzmann, Free Energy, Equilibrium Constant
18 Sep 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Paul R Selvin
Energy and Sustainability Challenges
21 Apr 2015 | Online Presentations | 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...
Francisco Jr. Franco
[Illinois] Metal and Semiconductor Nanoparticles Supported on Graphene for Energy Conversion and Heterogeneous Catalysis
17 Dec 2013 | Online Presentations | 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...
[Illinois] American Vacuum Society (AVS) Prairie Chapter Symposium 2012
04 Jun 2013 | Workshops | Contributor(s): NanoBio Node
The focus for the 2012 AVS Prairie Chapter meeting is Materials for Energy.
Dolan Fransico Byrne
Vacuum Nanosystemsfor Energy Conversion
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...
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...
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...
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...