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.

  • Fastest Path to Zero

    The Fastest Path to Zero Initiative was founded in 2019 when the University of Michigan Energy Institute and the Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences partnered to form a cross-campus team of interdisciplinary experts to tackle difficult research questions about how policymakers, researchers, and communities can work together to meet ambitious climate goals in Michigan and across the nation.

    Fastest Path to Zero

    The Fastest Path to Zero Initiative was founded in 2019 when the University of Michigan Energy Institute and the Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences partnered to form a cross-campus team of interdisciplinary experts to tackle difficult research questions about how policymakers, researchers, and communities can work together to meet ambitious climate goals in Michigan and across the nation.

News

  • A unified fuel consumption model

    03/10/20

    On Thursday, March 26 at 3:00 pm, Patrick Phlips of Ford Motor Company will present recent research by himself and a Ford team on how a power-based model can be used to characterize fuel consumption over a wide range of powertrain technologies and vehicle operating conditions. Abstract Previously fuel consumption…

  • Energy-related events as we approach Earth Day at 50

    02/27/20

    This year is the 50th anniversary of the first Earth Day, first held in 1970, and U-M has a wide range of events planned. Everyone should check out the special Earth Day at 50 website that U-M has set up for the occasion. Activities shift into high gear right after…

  • Teach-in on auto efficiency

    02/25/20

    UMEI’s John DeCicco hosted a panel of experts for a teach-in on Automobile Efficiency: Challenges and Opportunities for Addressing a Major Part of CO2 Emissions. This event, a part of the Commemorative Week of Action for U-M’s Earth Day at 50 activities, was held on Monday, March 9, 2020, 12:00…

  • Organic electronics for a sustainable planet

    02/21/20

    On Thursday, February 27, 2020, at 4:30 pm in Rackham Amphitheater, Stephen Forrest will give the Henry Russel Lecture, reflecting his receipt of the University of Michigan’s highest honor for senior faculty members. He will speak on “Carbon vs. carbon dioxide: Using carbon-based (organic) electronics for a more sustainable planet,”…

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Faculty in the News

Neil Dasgupta

Neil Dasgupta awarded a Young Investigator Fellowship by the Electrochemical Society and Toyota Research Institute of North America.

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