The demand for economically and environmentally-sound energy solutions is urgent and global.

Projects

  • Transportation Energy & Climate Analysis

    The Transportation Energy and Climate Analysis project examines strategies — both technology options and public policies — for addressing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the sector.

    Transportation Energy & Climate Analysis

    The Transportation Energy and Climate Analysis project examines strategies — both technology options and public policies — for addressing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the sector.

  • University of Michigan Battery Lab

    The Battery Fabrication and Characterization User Facility enables industry and university researchers to develop cheaper and longer lasting energy-storage devices in the heart of the U.S. auto industry.

    University of Michigan Battery Lab

    The Battery Fabrication and Characterization User Facility enables industry and university researchers to develop cheaper and longer lasting energy-storage devices in the heart of the U.S. auto industry.

  • Global CO2 Initiative

    As global CO2 emissions continue to accelerate, a diverse set of solutions is critical to reduce, reverse and remove carbon dioxide emissions to prevent further atmospheric warming.

    Global CO2 Initiative

    As global CO2 emissions continue to accelerate, a diverse set of solutions is critical to reduce, reverse and remove carbon dioxide emissions to prevent further atmospheric warming.

News

  • Energy in the News: Friday, May 17

    05/17/19

    UMEI’s Ellen Hughes-Cromwick traveled to Las Vegas and Fort Worth, TX this week to talk with business leaders, faculty and students about battery economics, EV scenarios and the Energy Institute’s efforts to accelerate the transition to electric mobility. Dr. Boehman, professor of mechanical engineering and director of the W.E. Lay Automotive Laboratory, and a team of U-M researchers received $2M from the Department of Energy to advance algae as an environmentally-friendly biofuel source for diesel engines. Learn more.

  • Energy in the News: Friday, May 10

    05/10/19

    A Note from Anna: It’s been a busy month at the Energy Institute! The winter term ended with valuable “Mom Advice with a CEO Twist” from Patti Poppe, President & CEO of Consumers Energy, who spoke at the College of Engineering’s spring graduation. I was honored to meet her back-stage…

  • Energy in the News: Friday, March 29

    03/29/19

    April 2: ME Department Seminar: Bridging mechanics and electrochemistry: Experiments and modeling on battery materials April 3: Public Roundtable on Overcoming Challenges to Electric Vehicle Deployment, hosted by UMEI and Ceres April 8: Fastest path to Zero with U-M and Third Way (contact Suzanne Baker at suzyhb@umich.edu for details) April 9:…

  • Energy in the News for Friday, March 1

    03/01/19

    Tom Lyon testified before the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee during a session “Examining How Federal Infrastructure Policy Could Help Mitigate and Adapt to Climate Change”. Check out the video here. (He’s also quoted in the Washington Post below.) Got or know a great grad student? All grad students interested…

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Faculty in the News

Andre Boehman

Boehman asked students whether it would have been better to fill up early that bone-chilling morning, or in the warmer afternoon, and why. The answer is the morning, he said, when the gasoline’s density was about 3.6 percent higher.

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