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Wireless and battery-free sensors for sustainable smart cities
  1. Wireless and battery-free sensors for sustainable smart cities

    The sensors will provide real-time data for smart decision-making by allowing the natural environment and the built environment to communicate seamlessly.

  2. New global partnership aims to advance renewable energy generation with net-zero hydrogen production technologies

    The Global Hydrogen Production Technologies (HyPT) Center seeks to create a viable pathway to decarbonize energy-intensive industries such as ammonia, steel, cement, aluminum, transportation, and more.

  3. Research seeking to improve integration of renewable energy into the grid wins R&D 100 award

    Led by Prof. Johanna Mathieu, the project utilizes strategic control of air conditioners to improve the overall efficiency and reliability of the power grid.

  4. Organic photovoltaics offer realistic pathway to power-generating windows

    A new fabrication process greatly improves the reliability of highly-efficient semi-transparent solar cells, which can be applied to windows to generate solar power.

  5. New method to produce green hydrogen offers promising path to carbon neutrality

    With next gen solar cell technology, Prof. Zetian Mi leads a DoE project to develop high efficiency, low cost, and ultrastable production of green hydrogen fuels directly from sunlight and water.

  6. Eliminating the Tradeoffs Between Farming and Solar Energy Development

    Testing Semi-Transparent Solar Cell Technology at U-M’s Campus Farm.

  7. Johanna Mathieu awarded 2023 IEEE PES Wanda Reder Pioneer in Power Award

    Mathieu is a national leader on research to reduce the environmental impact, cost, and inefficiency of electric power systems.

  8. Team working to reduce energy burdens in Detroit recognized with Michigan Difference Student Leadership Award

    PhD students Joshua Brooks, Xavier Farrell, and Madeline Miller are part of an NSF Smart and Connected Communities project that partners with local Detroit organizations to reduce household energy insecurity.

  9. Ishtiaque Navid awarded Predoctoral Fellowship to support research impacting green energy

    Navid is exploiting III-Nitride nanostructures for artificial photosynthesis and next generation nanoscale optoelectronics.

  10. Ishtiaque Navid receives SVCF Scholarship to support his research in semiconductor materials

    Navid’s research is focused on artificial photosynthesis and optoelectronics using III-Nitride based semiconductor materials.