The University of Maryland Energy Research Center provides a comprehensive balanced energy research program, based on the most efficient use of our natural resources while minimizing environmental impacts and our dependence on imported energy, with faculty expertise across a broad spectrum of energy technology and policy.



Requests for Proposals for 2015 fellowships have been released.  The Hulka Energy Research Fellowship and Harry K. Wells Fellowship are available for engineering graduate students with a faculty sponsor who are pursuing research in energy.  Visit the Funding Opportunities page for more information and to download the full RFP for each fellowship.


Khaligh receives grant for electric vehicle charger/converter

Maryland Innovation Initiative grant will fund power electronics interface research.

Electrochemical Society Wins 2nd Student Chapter Award

Chapter honored at annual meeting.

Tropical Tree Fibers Can Hold Battery Power, Say UMD Engineers

Energy-producing bacteria can nest in hollow conductive fibers



Neutron Day 2014: Symposium on Exploring Structure and Dynamics in Hard Matter with Neutrons
October 30, 2014 1:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Adele H. Stamp Student Union More»


ISR Distinguished Lecturer: Mohammad Shahidehpour, "Microgrids for power systems"
October 30, 2014 2:00 p.m. 2110 Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Building More»


ME Seminar | International Programs at the National Science Foundation
November 7, 2014 2:00 p.m. DeWALT Seminar Room, 2164 Glenn L. Martin Hall More»