2017/2018 Cycle 11 Awards

Storing Renewable Energy for Nebraska and Beyond Using Vanadium Flow Batteries
Principal Investigator:  Chris Cornelius, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Co-PI:  Vitali Alexandrov, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
PI web page: http://engineering.unl.edu/christopher-cornelius/
Abstract: 20-201 Chris Cornelius Abstract

Exploring Microbial Metabolic Diversity for the Utilization of Lignin-Derived Aromatics
Principal Investigator:  Wei Niu, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Co-PI:  Joseph Barycki, Department of Biochemistry
PI web page:  http://engineering.unl.edu/chme/faculty/wei-niu/
Abstract:  20-202 Wei Niu Abstract

Making Light-Weight Mg-Metal Laminated Nano-Composites
Principal Investigator:  Jeff Shield, Mechanical and Materials Engineering
Co-PI:  Jian Wang, Mechanical and Materials Engineering
PI web page:  http://engineering.unl.edu/mme/jeffrey-shield/
Abstract:  20-203 Jeff Shield Abstract

An Integrated Approach to Improved Wind Forecasting in Nebraska
Principal Investigator:  Martha Shulskl, School of Natural Resources
Co-PI:  David Swanson, Holland Computing Center
PI web page:  http://snr.unl.edu/aboutus/who/people/faculty-member.asp?pid=474
Abstract: 20-204 Martha Shulski Abstract

Self-Assembled Meso-Architectures: Hierarchical Energy Materials from Nanoscale Components
Principal Investigator:  Peter Sutter, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Co-PI:  Eli Sutter, Electrical and Computer Engineering
PI web page:  http://engineering.unl.edu/ece/faculty/peter-sutter/
Abstract: 20-205 Peter Sutter Abstract

Structure-Properties-Functionalities of Irradiated Amorphous Ceramics
Principal Investigator:  Jian Wang, Mechanical and Materials Engineering
Co-PI: Natale Ianno, Electrical and Computer Engineering
PI web page:  http://engineering.unl.edu/faculty/jian-wang/
Abstract:  20-206 Jian Wang Abstract