Michigan State University deploys full-size autonomous electric bus

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Michigan State University officially has deployed its full-size autonomous electric bus ( earlier post ) and is accepting passengers on the 2.5-mile campus route.

Auburn University establishes Transportation Research Institute

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Auburn University is forming the Auburn University Transportation Research Institute. Transportation problems of the future will involve multidisciplinary work, and the Auburn University Transportation Research Institute will move Auburn into position to solve these real-world problems.

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Ricardo advances hydrogen engine; testing prototype at University of Brighton

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Ricardo will be testing the prototype at the engine development facility at the University of Brighton—the company’s long-term combustion engine research partner.

Universal Hydrogen signs LOIs with 3 carriers for hydrogen-powered aircraft

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Universal Hydrogen ( earlier post ) has signed LOIs with Icelandair Group (Iceland), Air Nostrum (Spain), and Ravn Air (Alaska) for aftermarket conversion of aircraft to hydrogen propulsion and for the supply of green hydrogen fuel using Universal Hydrogen’s modular capsules.

DOE, GM, Mathworks launch EcoCAR Electric Vehicle Challenge; 15 universities selected

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Teams from the following universities have been selected to begin the competition this fall: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (Daytona Beach, FL) / Bethune-Cookman University (Daytona Beach, FL). McMaster University (Hamilton, Ontario, Canada). Mississippi State University (Starkville, MS). Ohio State University (Columbus, OH) / Wilberforce University (Wilberforce, OH). University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa, AL).

Noodoe University: EV Charging Payment Methods

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Paying for a charging session has become… Read More » Noodoe University: EV Charging Payment Methods. The post Noodoe University: EV Charging Payment Methods appeared first on Noodoe EV - Smart Electric Vehicle Charging Solutions.

LADOT launches $17.8M universal basic mobility pilot; e-bikes, shared EVs and on-demand EV shuttle

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The LA Department of Transportation (LADOT) launched its Universal Basic Mobility (UBM) Pilot in South Los Angeles—one of the largest programs of its kind in the country, increasing access to transportation options for thousands of Angelenos.

Embark to use NVIDIA DRIVE for Embark Universal Interface for the autonomous trucks

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a developer of autonomous technology for the trucking industry, will use NVIDIA DRIVE autonomous vehicle compute platform solutions to power the Embark Universal Interface (EUI) and the Embark Driver software. Embark Trucks Inc.,

University of Portsmouth project looks to eradicate plastic pollution

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A University of Portsmouth programme is supporting five PhD students in pioneering innovative solutions to tackle marine plastic pollution. The post University of Portsmouth project looks to eradicate plastic pollution appeared first on Innovation News Network.

James Webb Telescope captures Universe’s oldest globular clusters

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Images obtained by the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) have unearthed the oldest globular clusters in the Universe. The post James Webb Telescope captures Universe’s oldest globular clusters appeared first on Innovation News Network.

Deutsche Aircraft and Universal Hydrogen partner on hydrogen-fueled regional aviation

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Deutsche Aircraft, the new purpose-driven German aircraft Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) ( earlier post ), and Universal Hydrogen Co.

Volkswagen launches new research collaboration with Oak Ridge National Laboratory & University of Tennessee, Knoxville

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Volkswagen Group of America’s Innovation Hub Knoxville, the company’s technology unit for applied materials science, has expanded its research collaboration with Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UT).

NASA selects four university teams for aviation projects; eliminating emissions and autonomy research

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NASA has selected four university-led teams for potential awards in the agency’s University Leadership Initiative (ULI) that will have them spend up to five years exploring novel ideas for improving aviation, including eliminating emissions and autonomy research in support of Advanced Air Mobility. The four teams and their research topics are: University of Central Florida. Florida State University. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

University of Michigan researchers lay out hurdles for Li-metal, solid-state batteries

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In a perspective piece in the journal Joule , researchers at the University of Michigan lay out the main questions facing lithium-metal, solid-state batteries.

Nissan and Waseda University testing jointly developed recycling process for electrified vehicle motors

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and Waseda University have started testing in Japan of a jointly developed recycling process that efficiently recovers high-purity rare-earth compounds from electrified vehicle motor magnets. Nissan Motor Co.,

Universal Hydrogen secures additional $62M in financing to accelerate first test flight of hydrogen-powered regional aircraft to 2022

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Universal Hydrogen closed a $62-million new funding round; the oversubscribed round was completed less than six months after the company’s Series A ( earlier post ), bringing total raised to $85 million. —Paul Eremenko, co-founder and CEO of Universal Hydrogen.

American Battery Technology expands R&D center at the University of Nevada, Reno

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The labs are currently housed at the Nevada Center for Applied Research (NCAR) located at the University of Nevada Reno (UNR).

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Universal Hydrogen, magniX, Plug Power, and AeroTEC set up hydrogen aviation center at Moses Lake, Washington

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Universal Hydrogen, magniX, Plug Power and AeroTEC have established a Hydrogen Aviation Test and Service Center at Grant County International Airport in Moses Lake, Washington. The center will focus on the test flight and certification of Universal Hydrogen’s retrofit conversion of a Dash-8 regional turboprop aircraft, scheduled for entry into commercial service in 2025.

Noodoe University: EV Charging Payment Methods

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QM Power and University of Kentucky demonstrate 50 kW/liter electric motor; DOE 2025 power density goal

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QM Power and the SPARK Lab at University of Kentucky shared the combined results of a large-scale, multi-objective design optimization study, and lab testing of a prototype motor designed to meet the 2025 power density goals set by the US Department of Energy (DOE).

Universal Hydrogen announces $20.5M in Series A funding to build and test full-scale hardware for hydrogen commercial aircraft

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Founded in 2020 by aviation industry veterans Paul Eremenko, John-Paul Clarke, Jason Chua, and Jon Gordon, Universal Hydrogen is stitching together the end-to-end hydrogen value chain for aviation, both for hydrogen fuel and hydrogen-powered airplanes. Universal Hydrogen modular capsule.

ATLIS Motor Vehicles and Clemson University partner to advance development of EV batteries

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and Clemson University have partnered to advance development of electric-vehicle batteries that charge faster, last longer and can be scaled to fit a variety of vehicle classes. The CNI is located at the Clemson University Advanced Materials Research Laboratory in Anderson County.

Noodoe University: Charging for Charging

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Is changing the pricing for my… Read More » Noodoe University: Charging for Charging. Blog Post charging fee charging session EV charging basics Noodoe Noodoe University powerMonetizing chargers is an important issue that we hear about from many customers.

University of Cambridge designs new method to measure ozone depletion

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Researchers at the Universities of Cambridge and Leeds have developed an innovative new method for measuring ozone layer depletion. The post University of Cambridge designs new method to measure ozone depletion appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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How Universities Can Benefit From Adding EV Charging Stations to Campus

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EV charging stations are specifically beneficial to university, college, and other school communities. The post How Universities Can Benefit From Adding EV Charging Stations to Campus appeared first on Smart Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Stations. Blog universities

Renewable Energy Group collaborates with Iowa State University on hydrotreater pilot plant for renewable diesel

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Biofuels producer Renewable Energy Group joined Iowa State University (ISU) at the BioCentury Research Farm (BCRF) to mark the start of a new hydrotreater pilot plant. This project is the result of a three-year collaboration between REG and the ISU Bioeconomy Institute. REG converts waste and byproduct fats and oils into biodiesel and renewable diesel. The ISU BCRF is an integrated research and demonstration facility dedicated to biomass production and processing.

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Auburn University building new autonomous vehicle research facility

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The Auburn University Samuel Ginn College of Engineering is building a new autonomous vehicle research facility at Auburn’s National Center for Asphalt Technology test track, making it one of the few such facilities in the nation attached to a test track.

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Why Colleges and Universities Need EV Charging Stations

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Colleges and universities have much to gain from EV charging stations. The post Why Colleges and Universities Need EV Charging Stations appeared first on Smart Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Stations. Blog fleets universities

Audi, Freiburg University of Mining and Technology investigating bio-leaching and membrane mining for high-tech elements

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The Audi Environmental Foundation, a subsidiary of AUDI AG founded in 2009, has joined forces with the Freiberg University of Mining and Technology to research new ways of mining high-tech elements.

AI: Assisting three-dimensional galaxy distribution analysis of our Universe

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A research team from the Kavli Institute’s Physics and Mathematics of the Universe has developed a simulation for three-dimensional galaxy distribution analysis of the Universe.

S. Korean universities partner to develop next-generation Li-metal batteries

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South Korea’s Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), in collaboration with Pukyong National University and Chosun University, has embarked on a joint research project to develop the next-generation of batteries for electric vehicles (EVs).

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How Purdue University Commercializes Its Research

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Lu was inspired to conduct research in improving efficiency when he was an undergraduate student at the National Taiwan University , in Taipei, where his studies included courses in algorithms and data structures.

Capturing a Universal understanding from James Webb Space Telescope Images

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Dr Massimo Robberto, an AURA Observatory Scientist from the Space Telescope Science Institute, details the galactic journey to capture the first breathtaking James Webb Space Telescope images of the Universe.

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ACIA Aero Leasing LOI with Universal Hydrogen for up to 30 regional aircraft conversions to hydrogen power

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Universal Hydrogen Co. ACIA expects to place 10 firm orders for Universal Hydrogen’s ATR 72 conversion kits with additional purchase rights for 20 more conversion kits of various turboprop types.

Aligning the Eyes of the Universe Machine

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The James Webb Space Telescope , in just a few months of operation, has begun to change our view of the universe. You're trying to piece together the universe. Even just one 20-minute exposure is going to just have unbelievable detail regarding the deep universe.

GM, University of Michigan show automated safety features preventing crashes

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General Motors partnered with the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute to understand the real-world effectiveness of some of its available active safety, driver assistance, and advanced headlighting features that may prevent or mitigate different types of crashes.

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University of Warwick supports development of Reduced Induction Field Torque motor; RIFT-10

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WMG at the University of Warwick (UK) has provided knowledge and expertise in developing a UK-focused, cost-effective production and supply chain for RIFT (Reduced Induction Field Torque) Technology’s development of RIFT-10—a design for electric motors drives that reduces copper and magnet weight reduction by around 50% and lowers cost by 75%.

Hydro-Québec to commercialize University of South Wales manganese hydride molecular sieve for H2 storage

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Hydro-Québec’s Center of Excellence in Transportation Electrification and Energy Storage (CETEES) and the University of South Wales (USW) have signed commercial agreements to transfer patented hydrogen storage technology arising from USW research to Hydro-Québec to enable its commercialization.

Michigan State University introduces electric autonomous bus through collaboration with state, Karsan and ADASTEC

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Michigan State University introduced an electric autonomous bus that will serve students, staff and faculty beginning early 2022 as part of the campus’ smart mobility ecosystem.

Eagle Graphite and University of British Columbia partner on development of silicon-modified anodes

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The University of British Columbia’s (UBC) Advanced Materials for Energy Storage Lab, under the leadership of Dr. Jian Liu, is the project’s research lead during the initial stages. The Government of British Columbia and Eagle Graphite confirmed release of the first tranche of grant funding in support of a 2-year program to develop and commercialize silicon-modified battery anodes made with graphite from Eagle’s Black Crystal graphite quarry and plant in Valhalla, British Columbia.

Siemens Energy teams up with Duke Energy, Clemson University to study hydrogen use

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Siemens Energy, Duke Energy and Clemson University have teamed up to study the use of hydrogen for energy storage and as a low- or no-carbon fuel source to produce energy at Duke Energy’s combined heat and power plant located at Clemson University in South Carolina. This partnership combines the experience, expertise and perspectives of Siemens Energy as the technology developer, Clemson University as the beneficiary and Duke Energy as the owner and operator of the asset.

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University of Münster team reviews battery cost forecasts, provides consolidated view

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A team at the University of Münster has reviewed 53 studies that provide time- or technology-specific cost estimates for lithium-ion, solid-state, lithium–sulfur and lithium–air batteries among more than 2,000 publications related to the topic.

New public analytical model from Rice University helps fine-tune battery performance

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A simpler and more efficient way to predict performance will lead to better batteries, according to Rice University engineers. The method is 100,000 times faster than current modeling techniques.

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