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

  • Newsletter September 2020

    09/01/20

    This month’s newsletter highlights key upcoming events, including the Fastest Path to Zero Summit, online on September 17-18, and the Transportation, Energy, Economics and the Environment (TE3) conference, also online as a two-part webinar on October 8-9.  It also features news about faculty affiliates and their recent publications.

  • Transportation, Energy, Economics and the Environment (TE3) Conference

    08/11/20

    This year the University of Michigan Energy Institute will host the Transportation, Energy, Economics and the Environment (TE3) conference online as a two-part webinar 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Thursday and Friday, October 8-9, 2020. Topics will include grid integration for electric vehicles and behavioral factors in the vehicle market. See the TE3 website for program details and registration.

  • Newsletter August 2020

    08/04/20

    The Energy Institute offers congratulations to faculty affiliates Johanna Mathieu, for receiving a Henry Russel Award, and Zetian Mi for being selected as an IEEE Photonics Society Distinguished Lecturer. It also highlights several upcoming activities, including the Fastest Path to Zero Summit and TE3 webinars, as well as several new…

  • Undergraduate Summer Research Symposium

    07/23/20

    The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) held its Summer Symposium online this year during the afternoons of Monday, July 27 – Thursday July 30, 2020. It included presentations by the 20 outstanding UROP Fellows sponsored by the Energy Institute. 

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Faculty in the News

Congratulations to Johanna Mathieu, associate professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, on receiving a Henry Russel Award, the University of Michigan’s highest honor for early to mid-career faculty, for outstanding scholarly research and contributions to teaching.