Chemical engineers develop a new technology that could increase energy density and safety of consumer electronics.
Materials Science and Engineering celebrated its anniversary on November 7, 2023.
New Coating Can Be Applied to Various Exterior Surfaces to Reduce AC Use, Fight Climate Change
Researchers Develop Way to Prevent Damage That Plagues Next-Generation Lithium Batteries
This new technology co-developed by Princeton University and University of Maryland could reduce necessary land and time for operations.
The A. James Clark School of Engineering ranks 19 overall among more than 200 undergraduate engineering programs—up three positions from its previous undergraduate ranking.
Innovative materials and 3D design published in Nature Materials
UMD Professor Paul Albertus a Keynote Speaker
Innovate Maryland event also celebrates work on plastic substitutes, cancer detection, quantum science
Maryland engineers advance heating and cooling technology to push for a greener future
ARPA-E Summit showcases multiple UMD clean energy technologies
UMD researchers have developed lithium dendrite suppression parameters and electrolytes for longer-lasting batteries that can operate under extreme conditions.
Elsevier releases updated science-wide database
Eric Wachsman and Ji-Cheng “JC” Zhao have been named to the National Academy of Inventors’ (NAI) Class of 2022 Fellows, joining the ranks of some of the nation’s most prestigious and creative academic inventors.
UMD exceeds $100M in ARPA-E funding
LEGOLAS kit offers autonomous experimentation and learning
U.S. Commerce Secretary's Visit Highlights Importance of UMD, Higher Ed to Future of Domestic Electronics Industry
UMD’s Ichiro Takeuchi published in Nature Reviews Materials
Expanded Cellulose Super Ion Conductor Honored
Funding will Support Launchpad for Businesses and Startups
Next Generation of Data Centers within Reach
Eric Wachsman on battery myths and facts
MEI2 Director quoted in E&E News
Toyota Ventures, Tenaska, and Bangchak Corporation Join Oversubscribed Round Led by Clear Creek Investments, VoLo Earth Ventures, and Alsop Louie Partners
Materials expert will foster collaboration with Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung.
A novel disorder-to-order transition strategy for ordered nanoparticles published in Science Advances.
CREB held its 2021 fall meeting to discuss battery chemistry designed for super-cold environments.
Elsevier study indicates UMD has highest publication citation index globally
The collaborative team receives $1.8 million in funding to develop an integrated framework to drive the rapid design of novel materials for batteries and fuel cells.
A UMD research team has developed a strong yet incredibly flexible wood material that could be used in construction, automotives, and beyond.
When an innovator wanted to engineer a more advanced and equitable society, he chose a research and education powerhouse with global impact, and came to Maryland.
Abshire, Fisher and Hu honored for outstanding success in scholarly accomplishment and excellence in teaching.
For the third consecutive year, the Clark School's rises in U.S. News & World Report
start up continues to grow
Maryland based battery company bringing UMD tech to market
Engineering Market Momentum
Pines Announces New Quantum Business Incubator, Presents Invention and Entrepreneurship Awards
Among the nine 2021 Invention of the Year nominees, four are led by or include Clark School researchers.
Professors Christopher Cadou and Eric Wachsman are developing a hybrid system for commercial aircraft.
Study published online in Nature on March 31.
From extreme batteries to windows made from wood, Clark School’s trendsetting work ranks it among the country’s Top 10 public engineering schools for the 3rd consecutive year.
Report prepared by Stanford University experts.
Multi-institutional study makes cover of Advanced Materials
Ion Storage Systems and InventWood hailed as talented innovators
UMD announces with the U.S. Army Research Lab agreements in additive manufacturing and battery research.
UMD President-Designate Darryll Pines inspires a culture of excellence at the Clark School, where everyone plays a part.
Dylan Kirsch, on track to complete his Ph.D. in 2022, is focused on high-performing thermoelectrics.
The design bolsters both battery safety and performance.
Woehl research group will investigate fundamental aspects of chemical reaction driven nanoparticle assembly processes.
UMD engineers have reinvented a 26,000-year-old manufacturing process into an innovative approach to fabricating ceramic materials.
A new study published in Science Advances expands the landscape of nanomaterials, and what we can do with them.
UMD poses answer to making a nanostructured battery: a better electrolyte
Mixing the unmixable, scientists create efficient catalyst for hydrogen energy extraction
UMD’s Materials Science and Engineering Department hits #23 in U.S. graduate school rankings – its highest ranking yet.
UMD’s Ichiro Takeuchi and team published in Science.
UMD’s Ichiro Takeuchi and team published in Science.
High-energy-density polymeric cathode for fast-charge sodium and multivalent batteries.
Could lightweight electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft be a solution for urban congestion?
Adelaide Nolan recognized by UMD, NSF and Clearwater for her contributions to energy research.
Multi-institutional study published in Nature Nanotechnology August 12.
New treatment for wood could make a membrane to extract fresh water.
A junction between an ordinary metal and a special kind of superconductor has provided a robust platform to observe Klein tunneling.
Hafezi and Hu are among 31 of the nation's rising stars who will compete for three Blavatnik National Awards.
UMD and Boulder engineers create strong, sustainable solution for passive cooling
Briber, Das and Hu make novel heat-conversion membrane
UMD engineers create safer, longer lasting and high-capacity solid state battery
Each awarded $25K to sponsor research.
Resilience experts use gaming techniques and more to understand utility operator behaviors.
This is the first time high-frequency-cycled pyroelectric energy conversion has been successfully combined with the ability to recharge batteries.
Chemical engineers pack more energy in same space for reliable battery.
Researchers have synthesized a new cathode material from iron fluoride that surpasses the capacity limits of traditional lithium-ion batteries.
UMD, KETI announce a five-year partnership to accelerate research and innovation of energy technologies.
Researchers revive an old chemistry with a new electrolyte.
DURIP supports university research in technical areas of interest to the Department of Defense.
Researchers are the first to create nanoscale particles composed of up to eight distinct elements generally known to be immiscible.
Among the nine 2017 Invention of the Year award nominees, six are led by or include Clark School researchers.
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UMD ChBE researchers develop a cluster of azo materials for use in alkali-ion batteries.
Discovery presents a significant step toward lower fuel cell costs and more sustainable energy.
Nanoscale imaging required for next gen energy harvesting and storage systems.
Team Maryland Wins Silver at the 2017 Solar Decathlon
Fellowships of $25,000 each help fund the students’ research.
Low-cost, enviro-friendly devices use natural nanoengineering
Building Together: An Investment for Maryland Will Transform UMD Through $219,486,000 Gift
Marina Leite and her team offer insight into the future of solar cell technology.
The evaporator uses solar energy to efficiently purify water.
Scientists in Liangbing Hu's research group explain novel uses of wood.
NEES PI helps make new organic artificial synapse
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has announced $7.5 million in funding to create the Green Energy Institute.
Clark School researchers are developing game-changing solid-state battery technology
Increasing the quantity and quality of underrepresented minority students in STEM.
The fellowships of $25,000 each help to fund the students' research.
A study by engineers at the University of Maryland shows that natural microstructures in transparent wood are the key to lighting & insulation advantages.
University of Maryland and US Army Research Lab researchers are spearheading a collaboration to develop a safer and less-costly lithium battery.
UMD researchers develop a new method for pairing nanoscale diamonds with other nanomaterials
A team of researchers at UMD, ARL, and colleagues have developed a battery that is at once safer, cheaper, more environmentally friendly, and more powerful - by adding a pinch of salt.
UMD Researchers' Aqueous Electrolytes Nominated for Invention of the Year
Transparent wood made at UMD could create new windows, cars and solar panels
Scientists at the University of Maryland (UMD) have developed a novel method for altering the light reflected or absorbed by a material by match-making combinations of gold, silver, and copper into various mixtures of metals, or alloys.
UMD materials scientists bake oak leaf, add sodium to cook up new large-scale battery possibility
Lithium-ion batteries and nanowires are candidates for chemistry and physics prizes; UMD scientists can explain importance
Atom-scale synthesis makes highly conductive LiPON for solid-state battery
The University of Maryland Center for Young Children (CYC) Tour UMERC
New research center expands scope and draws regional experts.
Poster session, in-depth discussions, presentations.... and hiking
Award supports graduate student’s study of printed and flexible electronics and batteries.
New center cofounded by ChBE professor Chunsheng Wang.
Annual award recognizes outstanding service to the state.
Unique in situ
measurement of optical and electrical transport led to discovery.
Materials Science professors receive awards from the Md. Academy of Sciences and Md. Science Center.
Research showcase to highlight role of engineers in developing innovative solutions to help prevent, mitigate, and respond to disasters.
New process designed to make Na-ion batteries an effective alternative to Li-ion.
Agency's budget as expected -- or higher
Over a thousand visit College Park campus for Mpact Week events.
The Silicon Valley-tested, Lean Startup-based initiative is slated to train 300 top entrepreneurial research teams over three years.
Events will highlight the Clark School's research, education, innovation, and entrepreneurial ecosystem.
Clark School energy research, including solid oxide fuel cells and wood battery, featured in variety of mainstream media outlets.
Redox Power Systems, UMD develop breakthrough fuel cells to provide efficient, affordable electricity.
Award supports study of silicon carbide for use in efficient, high-powered electronics.
Pulsing with lithium, tiny silicon beads on a nanotube hold promise for better batteries
Initiative to Train 300 of the Top Entrepreneurial Research Teams from U.S. Universities, Federal Labs
Largest physics meeting hosts more than twenty NanoCenter presentations
ACS Newsmagazine reports innovation in nanoscale technology
Grad student awarded top honors at Nanostructures for Electrical Energy Storage meeting.
National Science Foundation supports C. Wang's efforts to create a single material for anode, electrolyte, and cathode.
Mechanical engineering students' air conditioning project takes first place in Department of Energy competition.
University of Maryland Energy Research Center, Dow, Lockheed Martin to be featured at DC Event February 28 - March 2.
In breakthrough batteries, virally structured nano-electrodes boost energy capacity 10-fold.
Student presents work on microfabricated energy storage devices made with biological templates.
Stresses 'more-than-tech' solutions for government and private sectors.
Wang, Guo create longer-lasting electrode using 3D polymer structure, silicon nanoparticles.
Viruses used as structural template for lithium ion battery components.
Professor consulted on safe handling of industrial, nuclear waste materials.
New modes of energy transfer could enable next-generation heatsink, heat exchange materials.
Quynh Nguyen (Ph.D. '03, chemical engineering) attends Summer Institute at Oxford.
Research designed to increase effectiveness of lithium ion batteries.
Maryland NanoCenter researchers create new device to store electrical energy.
Scherer gave an overview of his work in developing sustainable transportation alternatives.
Part of the Continuing Transforming Energy Lecture Series
Three UMERC faculty present.