Energy Institute Symposium poster winners announced

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

At the Energy Institute Symposium, a great selection of University of Michigan graduate student showcased their work in the Energy Institute’s thrust areas, including carbon-free energy sources; energy storage and utilization; transportation and fuels; and energy policy, economics and societal impact. A special thanks to all the students that submitted nearly 50 posters highlighting the depth and breadth of energy research at the University of Michigan. After much deliberation, the winning posters from the the Energy Institute Symposium were chosen:

1st place winner ($1,000 prize):

“Modeling charge transport in Li-air batteries”
Maxwell D. Radin (Dept. of Physics) and Donald J. Siegel (Mechanical Engineering, Applied Physics Program, Energy Institute)

2nd place (tie) winner  ($500 prize):

“Resource Implications for Clean Vehicle Systems”
Hua Cai (School of Natural Resources and Environment, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering) , Patricia Pontau (School of Natural Resources and Environment), Yi Zhen (School of Natural Resources and Environment), Ming Xu (School of Natural Resources and Environment, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering)

2nd place (tie) winner ($500 prize)

“Enhanced Oxidative Stability of non-Grignard Magnesium Electrolytes through Ligand Modification”
Emily G. Nelson (Chemistry Department) and Bart M. Bartlett (Chemistry Department)