News & Events


  • 12/21/18

    Energy in the News: Friday, December 21

    Energy in the News will be on hiatus for the next two weeks. Happy Holidays, everyone! ARPA-E announces $21 million for second, third OPEN+ cohorts Check out these SEAS lightning talks scheduled for: January 18, 2019–Conservation + Restoration hosted by Inés Ibáñez (SEAS) and Deborah Goldberg (LSA EEB) February 4,…

  • 12/14/18

    Energy in the News: Friday, December 14

    Congratulations to Jing Sun, who has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. Fellows are named inventors on U.S. patents, nominated by their peers for outstanding contributions to innovation. See the full list here. Greg Keoleian is a listed author on a new Science paper, Global carbon…

  • 12/07/18

    Energy in the News: Friday, December 7

    Reminder: We’d love Energy Institute faculty affiliates to join our visitors from our Advisory Board for a reception on Thursday, December 13 from 3:30-5:00PM, one the first floor of the Institute at 2301 Bonisteel Blvd. (The sign out front reads: Michigan Memorial Phoenix Project.) There will be remarks at 4:00PM,…

  • 11/30/18

    Energy in the News: Friday, November 30

    A fond farewell to Bruno Vanzieleghem, Energy Institute Assistant Director of Operations, who is departing after over 20 years (counting his student days) at the University of Michigan. He has been a key figure at the Institute since its relaunch, and has been integral to the Battery Lab’s launch and…

  • 11/21/18

    Energy in the News: Wednesday, November 21

    A couple reminders, so these events don’t sneak up on you after the break: November 30: Our own Ellen Hughes-Cromwick is part of the slate of speakers scheduled for the 2018 Nobel Symposium at the LSA Center for Complex Systems; she’ll be discussing the work of Prize recipients William D….

  • 11/16/18

    Energy in the News: Friday, November 16

    Congratulations to EECS Assistant Professor Johanna Mathieu, who has received a $2.8 million ARPA-E award for her proposal, “Overcoming the technical challenges of coordinating distributed load resources at scale.” Team members are Pecan Street Inc., Los Alamos National Laboratory, and University of California at Berkeley. The goal of the project…

  • 11/09/18

    Energy in the News: Friday, November 9

    Events today, November 9 –The University of Michigan Presents Symposium: Shaping Future Cities –NERS Colloquium: Matteo Bucci, Ph.D –ARC Collaborative Research Seminar Series Congrats to Arun Agrawal, who has been appointed to the editorial board of PNAS! Check out this week’s Energy Economics Weekly Briefing by Ellen Hughes-Cromwick: Electrified Vehicle…

  • 11/02/18

    Energy in the News: Friday, November 2

    Upcoming events: November 5 Fall Workshop Series: Sustainability at Ford: The good, the bad and the ugly – John Viera November 8 Controlling connected automated vehicles: From theory to experiments Lise Meitner: Her Escape from Germany and the Discovery of Fission November 9 Taubman Symposium: Shaping Future Cities November 15-16…

  • 10/26/18

    Energy in the News: Friday, October 26

    On October 23, two U-M faculty were named as part of the awardee class in the DOE’s $53 million solar technology advancement award. Andrej Lenert’s project, “Robust and Spectrally-Selective Aerogels for Solar Receivers”, was awarded $260,000, and Stephen Forrest received $1.3 million for “Semi-Transparent, Reliable and Efficient Scalable Organic Solar…

  • 10/19/18

    Energy in the News: Friday, October 19

    -Congratulations to Rosina Bierbaum, who will be serving as a senior advisor to the Global Commission on Adaptation, a 17-country climate solutions organization led by the UN’s Ban Ki Moon, Bill Gates, and Kristalina Georgieva of the World Bank. Learn more here. Energy Economics Weekly Briefing by Ellen Hughes-Cromwick: Energy…