The Department of Energy has announced awards for developing clean energy technologies. Among the recipients is Prof. Don Sadoway whose group has developed a liquid battery that allows for faster charging and discharging.
Prof. Shao-Horn and group give fuel cells a boost
Wednesday, October 14, 2009 - 8:00pm
Prof. Yang Shao-Horn and other MIT researchers have discovered that creating tiny steps to electrode surfaces can double the efficiency of the emissions-free electricity sources.
Prof. Sadoway featured on PBS NewsHour
Tuesday, October 6, 2009 - 8:00pm
Prof. Don Sadoway discussed new innovations in liquid metal batteries in a PBS NewsHour segment originally broadcast on Tuesday, September 22, 2009.
DMSE at the 2010 MIT Energy Conference
Tuesday, March 23, 2010 - 8:00pm
Learn more about what DMSE affiliates were doing during the 2010 MIT Energy Conference, see Renewable Energy World.
Battery research from the Ceder Group
Thursday, January 21, 2010 - 7:00pm
The Independent wrote about new technologies in rechargeable batteries, including attempts to speed up recharging.
Liquid Battery: research in energy storage
Wednesday, November 18, 2009 - 7:00pm
Professor Donald Sadoway researches energy storage, a project that could help speed the development of renewable energy. See the MIT News Office for the full story.
New ways to store solar energy
Tuesday, July 12, 2011 - 8:00pm
A novel application of carbon nanotubes, developed by Prof. Jeff Grossman and his group, shows promise as an innovative approach to storing solar energy for use whenever it’s needed.
New advances in battery design
Sunday, June 5, 2011 - 8:00pm
MIT researchers have developed a new technique to recharge batteries more quickly, using an innovative architecture called a semi-solid flow cell, in which solid particles are suspended in a carrier liquid and pumped through the system.
Research on catalysts addresses efficiency of lithium-air batteries
Thursday, June 17, 2010 - 8:00pm
Research from Prof. Yang Shao-Horn and her collaborators has great potential to improve the efficiency of lithium-air batteries, perhaps making them practical for use in electric cars.
Yet-Ming Chiang on battery manufacturing in U.S.
Sunday, May 9, 2010 - 8:00pm
Prof. Yet-Ming Chiang and A123 were the focus of an article on the challenges of battery manufacturing in the U.S., as opposed to China.