Work begins on new MMPEI home
Renovation and expansion work has begun on the Michigan Memorial Phoenix Laboratory
, the North Campus facility that will provide collaborative lab space and serve as the new home for the Energy Institute.
Institute appoints transportation expert
MMPEI announces the appointment of John DeCicco
, right, as a research professor.
A specialist in vehicle and fuel technologies, petroleum demand, and greenhouse gas emissions, he also holds an appointment as a professor of practice in the U-M School of Natural Resources and Environment.
U-M solar car cruises Down Under
Battling the elements, the
U-M solar car, Quantum, placed third
and was the top U.S finisher in the recent World Solar Challenge race across Australia. No other U.S. team has had back-to-back top-three finishes in the international competition.
Fracking and natural gas
Fracking, a process for natural gas extraction, is making a major impact
on the U.S. energy scene. U-M Ross School of Business Professor Martin Zimmerman, right, examines ways states and industry can take advantage of this process , while limiting environmental damage.
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Assessing Great Lakes wind power
A rare vessel never before seen on the Great Lakes arrived just north of Muskegon this month, providing researchers with a powerful, custom-built tool
to assess the potential for harvesting offshore wind energy.