Sponsored Activities and Outside Engagement
Sustainability does not happen by chance. It must be engineered.
- 2009: Energy
- 2010: Water
- 2011: Energy
- 2012: Solar Energy
- 2013: Energy-Water Nexus
- 2015: Engineering Grid Resiliency for a Changing Climate
- 2017: Energy Storage
- 2018: Energy Innovation
- 2019: Toward zero emissions and beyond
- 2021: Energy Innovation for a Sustainable Society
- 2023: Powering a Greener Future
The Maryland Energy Innovation Institute (MEI2) held a student video contest in honor of Earth Day 2021. Undergraduate and graduate students were encouraged to consider potential solutions utilizing clean energy technology, energy efficiency, energy storage, emission reduction, job production and other multi-disciplinary innovative approaches towards long-term sustainability in their video submissions. Eligibility was open to individual and teams of current students. To see all videos, subscribe to the MEI2 YouTube channel.
First place: Batteries for a Better Future
Engineering Sustainability Day 2019 focused on innovative energy technologies to reduce greenhouse has emissions and even produce "negative" emissions. (left) Paul Spies, director of the Energy program at the Maryland Department of Commerce discusses commercial development and activities within the state that are engaged in clean energy deployment. (center) Graduate students competed in a student poster contest discussing their innovative clean energy technologies. Mei Wang, Chemical and Biomolcular Engineering, received the top award. (right)