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

Projects

  • Transportation Energy Innovation

    Transportation energy research at the University of Michigan aims to develop breakthroughs that will enable a FAST transition to low-carbon mobility systems and to inform industry, policymakers and the public about cost-effective ways to mitigate transportation sector CO₂ emissions globally, nationally and regionally.

    Transportation Energy Innovation

    Transportation energy research at the University of Michigan aims to develop breakthroughs that will enable a FAST transition to low-carbon mobility systems and to inform industry, policymakers and the public about cost-effective ways to mitigate transportation sector CO₂ emissions globally, nationally and regionally.

  • 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.

  • Advanced Materials for Energy Storage

    University of Michigan researchers are working to overcome the limitations of existing battery materials through a multi-pronged approach that enhances the capability of batteries that use established materials; discovers improved materials mechanisms for energy storage; redesigns batteries for a circular economy with high levels of reuse for critical materials; and pursues breakthroughs to enable the use of earth-abundant materials such as sodium. 

    Advanced Materials for Energy Storage

    University of Michigan researchers are working to overcome the limitations of existing battery materials through a multi-pronged approach that enhances the capability of batteries that use established materials; discovers improved materials mechanisms for energy storage; redesigns batteries for a circular economy with high levels of reuse for critical materials; and pursues breakthroughs to enable the use of earth-abundant materials such as sodium. 

News

  • Voices for Carbon Neutrality

    11/02/20

    Voices for Carbon Neutrality (VCN) is a broad coalition of faculty, alumni, and students to serve as a catalyst and accelerator to drive the U-M to carbon neutrality (CN) with urgency. VCN is offering two webinars, Nov.  11, 1-2pmET, and Nov. 19, 11am-12pmET.

  • Newsletter November 2020

    11/01/20

    This month’s newsletter highlights key upcoming events, including the Finland-Michigan Energy Circle Webinars on Nov. 10-12, and Voices for Carbon Neutrality (VCN) on Nov. 11 & Nov.19. It also features news about faculty affiliates and their recent publications as well as Clean Tech Venture Fellowship recipients.

  • Finland-Michigan Energy Circle Webinars

    10/14/20

    The State of Michigan and the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment of Finland recently expressed their official interest to collaborate on clean technologies. Experts including the U-M Institute director, Anna Stefanopoulou, will present in a series of webinars on October 26-29 and November 10-12. Registration is free and open…

  • Clean Energy Conversations

    10/13/20

    Join Clean Energy Conversations, a new initiative for faculty designed to tie together decarbonization research and other efforts across campus by providing regular, organized opportunities for networking and collaboration among and between the U-M research community and external partners. Conveners include U-M faculty Todd Allen, Michael Craig, Sarah Mills &…

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Faculty in the News

Congratulations to Nicholas Kotov, professor of Chemical Engineering, on receiving a collegiate professorship. He has been named the Irving Langmuir Distinguished University Professor of Chemical Sciences and Engineering.