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2016 News

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Talking Energy Innovation in Egypt

Daniel Armanios spoke to the Gulf News Journal about Egypt's plan to boost the country's use of renewable energy to provide one-fifth of all domestic power.
Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Is There a Floor for Lithium-ion Battery Production Costs?

In a recent study, EPP Ph.D. student Rebecca Ciez and professor Jay Whitacre analyzed the materials and manufacturing expenses necessary to produce cylindrical and prismatic lithium-ion cells.
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

How to Protect from Identity Theft recently consulted EPP professor Nicolas Christin to learn how to safeguard against cybercriminals.
Friday, November 18, 2016

Tribute to Baruch Fischhoff held at the annual Society for Judgement and Decision Making Conference

A tribute to Baruch Fischhoff was held at the 2016 Society for Judgment and Decision Making conference in Boston.
Sunday, November 13, 2016

Alex Hills and his Alaskan adventure stories

Professor Alex Hills recently published a book called Finding Alaska's Villiages and Connecting Them, in which he examines the history of telecommunication in Alaska.
Thursday, November 03, 2016

Is Replacing Coal with Natural Gas Actually Good for the Climate?

DeVynne Farquharson and other researchers have conducted a new evaluation of methane emissions that compares the climate benefits of using natural gas and coal for electricity generation.
Friday, October 28, 2016

AC/DC: The Push for Better Home Energy Efficiency

It's not difficult to see why home energy is inefficient, which is why doctoral candidate Brock Glasgo studies the potential viability of taking the home electrical systems from AC to DC.
Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Semi-Volatile Organic Compounds Diffuse Between Atmospheric Particles

Research led by professor Neil Donahue provides a greater understanding into how semi-volatile organic compounds behave in the atmosphere.
Friday, October 14, 2016

Subra Suresh Co-Authors Op-Ed for Science Magazine

Carnegie Mellon University President and EPP Professor Subra Suresh wrote a piece in Science, the journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), discussing the critical role of the government in research.
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