Topic: Fuel Cells

Dr. Goodenough goes to Washington

Jan. 26, 2010
Dr. Goodenough goes to Washington

It was the first day of the spring 2010 semester and two students were in John Goodenough's office conferring about experiments and research papers. On Goodenough's desk were papers he was to referee. Later, there were classes to teach.

Read more

Professors Receive $2.5 Million to Better Convert Water Into Clean Hydrogen Fuel Using Sunlight

Sept. 16, 2009

Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have received about $2.5 million to identify new materials that will efficiently absorb sunlight and split water (H2O) into clean hydrogen fuel, which could power cars and be used to generate electricity.

Read more

Solar Cells, Batteries and Geological Storage Research Receive $30.5 Million at The University of Texas at Austin

April 29, 2009

With two $15 million grants, scientists and engineers aim to revolutionize solar cells and provide the fundamental science for geological storage of greenhouse gases as part of two Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs) established at The University of Texas at Austin by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).

Read more

New $5 Million Grant to Fund Research Advances in Solar and Other Renewable Energy Technologies

Oct. 1, 2008

The Center for Electrochemistry (CEC) at The University of Texas at Austin has received a $5 million grant from the Houston-based Welch Foundation to start the Renewable Energy Initiative (REI), a multi-disciplinary, collaborative effort to promote advances in renewable energy technologies.

Read more