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  1. 2010 NCN@Purdue Summer School: Electronics from the Bottom Up

    18 Jan 2011 | Workshops

    Electronics from the Bottom Up seeks to bring a new perspective to electronic devices – one that is designed to help realize the opportunities that nanotechnology presents.

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. Atif Awan


  5. BNC Annual Research Symposium: Nanoscale Energy Conversion

    23 Apr 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Timothy S Fisher

    This presentation is part of a collection of presentations describing the projects, people, and capabilities enhanced by research performed in the Birck Center, and a look at plans for the...

  6. ECE 495N Lecture 40: Thermoelectricity

    29 Dec 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta

  7. Ernesto Marinero


  9. Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 23: Nanomaterials and Devices for Energy Conversion I

    28 Dec 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Nick Fang, Omar N Sobh

    Nanomaterials and Devices for Energy Conversion Topics: Overview of Actuators at Nanoscale Electrostatic Actuators Piezo-Actuators Surface Acoustic Wave Motors Actuator...

  10. Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 24: Nanomaterials and Devices for Energy Conversion II

    28 Dec 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Nick Fang, Omar N Sobh

    Nanomaterials and Devices for Energy Conversion II Topics: Electrochemistry - Energy Storage Non-linear Diffusion Effect in Electrochemistry Architecture of 3-D batteries Nanomaterials...

  11. Jeffrey C Grossman

    Jeffrey C. Grossman is a Professor of computational materials science in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at MIT. His research focuses on the application and development of...

  12. Joshua B Simmons

  13. Limits of Thermal Processes and their Implications on Efficient Energy Utilization

    27 Oct 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Arunava Majumdar

    About 90 percent of the world’s energy use involves thermal processes – thermal engines to generate mechanical power; heating and cooling in buildings; heating involved in manufacturing of steel,...

  14. Microscale Ionic Wind for Local Cooling Enhancement

    26 Oct 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): David B Go

    As the electronics industry continues to develop small, highly functional, mobile devices, new methods of cooling are required to manage the thermal requirements of the not only the chip but...

  15. MIT Tools for Energy Conversion and Storage

    13 Sep 2009 | Tools | Contributor(s): Jeffrey C Grossman, Joo-Hyoung Lee, Varadharajan Srinivasan, Alexander S McLeod, Lucas Wagner

    Atomic-Scale Simulation Tools to Explore Energy Conversion and Storage Materials

  16. Nanoelectronic Devices, With an Introduction to Spintronics

    09 Sep 2010 | Courses | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta, Mark Lundstrom

        Nanoelectronic devices are at the heart of today's powerful computers and are also of great interest for many emerging applications including...

  17. Nanoscale Opto Thermo Electric Energy Conversion Devices

    28 May 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Ali Shakouri

    We review solid-state devices that allow direct conversion of heat into electricity. We describe fundamental and practical limits of conventional thermoelectric materials. Novel...

  18. Olalekan Sunday Adewuyi

    I am currently a PhD Student in Mechanical Engineering at the Howard University. My area of research is in nanoscale thermal transport

  19. Piezoelectric Transducers: Strain Sensing and Energy Harvesting (and Frequency Tuning)

    15 Jun 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Toshikazu Nishida

    Acoustic pressure or mechanical force sensing via piezoelectric coupling is closely related to the harvesting of electrical energy from acoustical and mechanical energy sources. In this...

  20. Ramin Banan Sadeghian

    Ramin Banan Sadeghian received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees both in electronic engineering from Sharif University of Technology (Tehran, 1998) and K.N. Toosi University of Technology (Tehran,..., a resource for nanoscience and nanotechnology, is supported by the National Science Foundation and other funding agencies. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.