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Results:  Latest Research Articles

Faster Charging Technique Boosts Battery's Capacity
Unique in situ measurement of optical and electrical transport led to discovery.  December 1, 2014  More »

A Billion Holes Can Make a Battery
Battery inside a nanopore has commercial potential  November 6, 2014  More »

Tropical Tree Fibers Can Hold Battery Power, Say UMD Engineers
Energy-producing bacteria can nest in hollow conductive fibers  October 8, 2014  More »

Atomic Layer Depostion and Graphene Inspire Creative Catalyst Design
Hulka Energy Research Fellowship supports MSE student's design of new photoelectrochemical composites.  September 12, 2014  More »

New UMD Synthesis Method May Shape Future of Nanostructures, Clean Energy
Findings advance efficient solar splitting of water into hydrogen fuel  September 2, 2014  More »

Munday, Hu and Collaborators’ Research on Inside Cover of Advanced Energy Materials
Interdisciplinary collaboration leads to use of cellulose fiber paper as antireflection coating for solar cells.  June 26, 2014  More »

UMD Professors Join Fuel Cell Projects Awarded Combined $11.4M
»»  June 23, 2014  More »

Wells Fellowships Support New Battery and Catalyst Technologies
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering graduate students receive inaugural awards.  June 11, 2014  More »

Room To Move: Spacing Graphite Layers Makes a Better Battery Anode
New process designed to make Na-ion batteries an effective alternative to Li-ion.  June 4, 2014  More »

Using Solar Energy to Make Safer Drinking Water
Wachsman Wins Pfeil Award for work on new photocatalyst.  May 18, 2014  More »