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A peek under a hybrid’s hood reveals wood?

Engineers at UMD make all-wood supercapacitor

Cheaper, Faster and Longer Lasting: What Magnesium Iodine Chemistry Can Offer

Chunsheng Wang's research group is developing a rechargeable magnesium/iodine battery for daily consumer use.

Covetics: Novel Carbon Nanostructure Embedded Class of Metals

MSE researchers explore full scale characterization in new hybrid material.



UMERC Special Seminar Electrochemical Energy Storage: from K-Air to Solar Battery
March 2, 2017 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. DeWalt Seminar Room 2164, Martin Hall More»


MSE Seminar Series: Richard Weiss, Georgetown
March 10, 2017 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. Room 2110, Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Building More»


Whiting-Turner Lecture: Disruption & Opportunity: Technology Risks in a Fast-Paced Global Technology
March 30, 2017 4:30 p.m. Lecture Hall, 1110 Kim Engineering Building More»