The University of Maryland Energy Research Center provides a comprehensive balanced energy research program, based on the most efficient use of our natural resources while minimizing environmental impacts and our dependence on imported energy, with faculty expertise across a broad spectrum of energy technology and policy.

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News

Khaligh, Dusmez issued patent for power converter

The patent is for a ZVS DC/DC converter for converting voltage between a battery and a DC link in a hybrid energy storage system.


DOE Awards $1.25M to UMERC Researchers to Develop Safer, Better Batteries

The Department of Energy awards UMD research on safer, better Lithium-ion battery technology as part of a $137 million investment in vehicle efficiency.


Wood Windows are Cooler than Glass

A study by engineers at the University of Maryland shows that natural microstructures in transparent wood are the key to lighting & insulation advantages.


Events

Oct
2

SES 2016 Conference
October 2, 2016 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. College Park Marriott Hotel & Conference Center More»

Dec
6

Mechanical Engineering Fall 2016 Design Day
December 6, 2016 11:00 a.m.-2:00 a.m. Kim Building Rotunda More»