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October 10, 2018

Textile-based Energy Harvesting/Storage

Prof. Joseph Wang's group recently published their exciting results about 'Sweat-based Wearable Energy Harvesting-Storage Hybrid Textile Devices' in Energy & Environmental Science! Full Story


August 10, 2018

Research from Professor Shirley Meng's group is featured on Nature Energy Cover

Recently, our research on the Voltage Fade in Lithium-Rich NMC Cathode Materials was Published in Nature Energy. Full Story


February 22, 2018

Energy Applications of Ionic Materials

Prof. Doug MacFarlane from Monash University is giving a seminar on "Energy Applications of Ionic Materials." March 16th, Friday at 10 AM in Jack Keil Wolf Auditorium in CMRR ... Full Story


July 17, 2017

Advanced Electrochemical Energy Storage Systems for Vehicle Electrification

Dr. Mei Cai from General Motors is giving a seminar on "Advanced Electrochemical Energy Storage Systems for Vehicle Electrification." July 17th, Monday at 2 PM in Cymer Conference Center, SME ... Full Story


May 12, 2017

Modeling the LiNi0.5Mn1.5O4 High-Voltage Cathode: from bulk properties to interfacial chemistry

Dr. Marco Olguin from Army Research Lab is giving a seminar on "Modeling the LiNi0.5Mn1.5O4 High-Voltage Cathode." May 17th, Wednesday at 9 AM in Cymer Conference Center, SME ... Full Story


May 08, 2017

Tools for in-situ and operando microscopy

Mr. Norman Salmon from Hummingbird Scientific is giving a seminar on "Tools for in-situ and operando microscopy." May 10th, Wednesday at 11 AM in Jack Keil Wolf Auditorium in CMRR ... Full Story


February 03, 2017

In situ Imaging of Batteries with MRI

Prof. Alexej Jerschow from New York University is giving a seminar on "In situ Imaging of Batteries with MRI." February 1st, Wednesday at 11am in Cymer Conference Center, SME ... Full Story


January 18, 2017

What a Trump Presidency means for the Global Climate Fight

Prof. David Victor from School of Global Policy and Strategy at UC San Diego is giving a seminar on "What a Trump Presidency means for the Global Climate Fight." December 1st, Thursday at 11am in ... Full Story


January 18, 2017

ARPA-E: Agriculture Phenotyping, Methane Sensing & Opportunities at the Agency

Dr. David R. Brown from ARPA-E is giving a seminar on agriculture phenotyping, methane sensing and opportunities at ARPA-E. May 27th, Friday at 11am in Rm 4309 in EBU 1. ... Full Story


October 18, 2016

Next Generation lithium ion batteries & Beyond

Dr. Khalil Amine from Argonne National Laboratory is giving a seminar on LIBs in next generation Electric Vehicles. October 28th, Friday at 11am in Cymer Conference Center in SME ... Full Story


May 13, 2016

Understanding the Risk of Lithium-Ion Battery Thermal Runaway in Aerospace Applications

Dr. Thomas P. Barrera from Boing Satellite Development Center is giving a seminar on LIBs in aerospace applications. May 17th, Tuesday at 11am in Cymer Conference Center in SME ... Full Story


May 10, 2016

SPEC is funding 2015 Graduate Summer Fellowship program

The Sustainable Power and Energy Center is pleased to announce the Graduate Summer Fellowship program of 2015. Through this fellowship, students will be fully funded by SPEC to support the SPEC ... Full Story


April 28, 2016

Decoding structure-property relationships of materials using atom probe tomography and correlative microscopy

Dr. Arun Devaraj from Pacific Northwest National Lab is giving a seminar on Atom probe tomography. May 2nd, Monday at 11am in Cymer Conference Center in SME ... Full Story


March 15, 2016

Carbon Nano-Materials for Energy Application

Prof. Yun Hang Hu from Michigan Technological University is giving a seminar on Carbon Nano-Materials for Energy Application including his research overview. March 15th, Tuesday at 10am in Cymer ... Full Story


March 11, 2016

Understanding the Chemical Processes Involved in Electrical Energy Conversion and Storage

Prof. Anne Co from the Ohio State University is giving a seminar on Electrical Energy Conversion and Storage including her research group's recent analysis. March 10th, Thursday at 11am in Cymer ... Full Story


January 29, 2016

SPEC Research Summit

The first SPEC Symposium will be held on April 14th, Thursday (9am-12pm) in Cymer Conference Center. Faculty seminars, student posters, and microgrid tour will be followed. ... Full Story


December 17, 2015

Electrochemical Research at NASA Glenn Research Center

Dr. Vadim F. Lvovich, Electrochemistry Branch Chief at NASA Glenn Research Center, is giving a seminar on electrochemical research at NASA Glenn Research Center. January 5th, Tuesday at 3pm in Cym ... Full Story


October 09, 2015

Energy Club @ UCSD’s Kick-off Event

Please join us for the Energy Club @ UCSD’s kick-off event! Featuring lightning talks on solar, CO2 reduction, grid integration, and building efficiency. Followed by social hour. Friday, October ... Full Story


October 07, 2015

Probing the Morphology of Bulk Heterojunction Films

Dr. Adam Moule from UC Davis is giving a seminar on TEM tomography on the semiconductor layers of organic solar cells. October 7th, Wednesday at 11am in Cymer Conference Center in SME ... Full Story


October 06, 2015

The UC President’s Carbon Neutrality Initiative Student Fellowship Program

Yanqi Luo, Dr. Fenning’s graduate student in NanoEngineering Department, UC San Diego, is selected for the 2015-16 University of California Climate Initiative Research Fellowship. This award was ... Full Story


August 06, 2015

SPEC featured in UC San Diego advertisement

The work of the Sustainable Power and Energy Center was promoted in a recent ad created by the UC San Diego Advertising Campaign. The ad features the collaborative efforts of Shirley Meng and Oleg ... Full Story


August 04, 2015

Guest@MOF: Achieving Emergent Properties for Electronic and Energy Conversion Device Applications

Alec Talin from Sandia National Laboratories is giving a seminar on "Guest@MOF: Achieving Emergent Properties for Electronic and Energy Conversion Device Applications." August 14th, Friday at 11am ... Full Story


June 30, 2015

Electrochemical Society at UC San Diego

The ECS - UCSD Student Chapter exists to promote the interest and advancement of electrochemistry science and technology among both graduate and undergraduate students here at UCSD. In order to ... Full Story