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Sustainable Integrated Grid Initiative to be Launched at Event May 21

An opening celebration for UCR's Sustainable Integrated Grid Initiative at the College of Engineering-Center for Environmental Research and Technology will be held Wednesday, May 21, from 10 a.m. until noon at the center's facilities at 1084 Columbia Ave., in Riverside.  Read More

Winston Chung Visit

Fellow of the College Winston Chung Visits Campus for Research Update

Inventor, energy innovator, business leader and Fellow of the Bourns College of Engineering Winston Chung visited campus Sunday, March 9, for a tour of the facilities of the Winston Chung Global Energy Center and an update on research funded through his generous support.  Read More

David Kisailus and Jianxin Zhu

Pressure Cooking to Improve Electric Car Batteries

Researchers at the University of California, Riverside’s Bourns College of Engineering have redesigned the component materials of the battery in an environmentally friendly way to solve some of these problems. By creating nanoparticles with controlled shape, they believe smaller, more powerful and energy efficient batteries can be built.  Read More

Portable Solar

BCOE Students Design and Build Mobile Power System

BCOE students have designed and built a mobile solar/wind power system that provides clean, sustainable energy for a variety of applications. The 18-foot trailer with six solar panels, a wind turbine and eight rechargeable batteries will be on display from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, during the unveiling of the UCR Community Garden.  Read More

WCH Battery

Engineers Flip the Switch to Battery Power at Winston Chung Hall

The first floor of Winston Chung Hall at the University of California, Riverside’s Bourns College of Engineering is now being powered by a 1.1-megawatt hour bank of rare earth lithium-ion batteries, which is one of the largest storage battery installations at a university in the world.

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EVS

BCOE to Showcase Research at 26th International Electric Vehicle Symposium

BCOE will showcase its energy related research at the 26th International Electric Vehicle Symposium (EVS26) at the Los Angeles Convention Center May 6–9, 2012. EVS26 is the global electric transportation industry’s premier and largest forum, showcasing all forms of technologies in the market place and on the drawing board. It brings together thousands of academic, government, and industry professionals.
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Matt Barth

Powering Electric Vehicles with Sunlight

The Riverside area will become a leader in powering electric vehicles from the sun under a $2 million award to the Center for Environmental Research and Technology at the University of California, Riverside’s Bourns College of Engineering.
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WCGEC Dedication Ceremony

Winston Chung Hall Dedicated November 9th

A $2.5-million gift of rare earth lithium-ion batteries and $600,000 in research funding from Chinese inventor, entrepreneur and Fellow of the Bourns College of Engineering Winston Chung were announced at a ceremony Wednesday, November 9, during which Engineering Building II became Winston Chung Hall.
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