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Dr. Park's CNI proposal ranked top

Dr. Chan Seung Park’s proposal for the Carbon Emission Reduction from the Intelligent Operation of Campus Steam Plant with Natural Gas Fuel Quality Sensor (Gas Quality Sensor) Project was ranked top by the UC Global Climate Leadership Council (GCLC) leadership for funding of research proposals submitted through the UC Carbon Neutrality Initiative’s Applied Research Working...

2nd Annual WCGEC's Energy Storage Technolgies and Applications Conference

Over 150 people attended the 2nd Annual Winston Chung Global Energy Center's Energy Storage Technologies and Applications Conference held at Bourns Technology Center on April 11-12, 2019. The organizers planned technical discussions inclusive of faculty, researchers, regulators, technology developers, community leaders, and utility/ISO experts on the newest of technologies and applications of energy storage during...

Poster Competition at 2nd Annual WCGEC's Energy Storage Technologies and Applications Conference

One of the highlights at the 2nd Annual Winston Chung Global Energy Center's Energy Storage Technologies and Applications Conference held at Bourns Technology Center on April 11-12, 2019 was the poster exhibition and competition. The poster sessions included the exhibition of posters from sixteen projects that was carried out by the teams from UC Riverside,...

Dr. Park awarded $1.4M from CEC to Improve Natural Gas Energy Efficiency

Dr. Chan Seung Park, Research Engineer of WCGEC, was awarded $1,499,910 from the California Energy Commission (CEC) for his proposal entitled "Demonstration of Smart Combustion Technology using Natural Gas Fuel Quality Sensor." Over the next three years of the project, Park will be collaborating with Dr, Christopher Ryu at CSU Fullerton to develop this system....

Dr. Mohsenian-Rad awarded UC Lab Fees Research project

Professor Hamed Mohsenian-Rad (PI) was awarded $3,748,698 for project entitled “UC-Lab Center for Electricity Distribution Cybersecurity” from the UC Lab Research Program. Over the next three years Dr. Mohsenian-Rad will be collaborating with Dr. Chengyu Song (UCR), Dr. Fabio Pasqaletti (UCR), Dr. Keyue Smedley (UCI), Dr. Rajit Gadh (UCLA), Dr. Mahnoosh Alizadeh (UCSB), Dr. Emma...

Winston Chung Global Energy Center Inaugural Conference

In this inaugural conference, the organizers planned technical discussions inclusive of faculty, researchers, regulators, technology developers, community leaders, and utility/ISO experts on the newest of technologies and applications of energy storage. The conference included invited and contributed presentations, panel discussions, industry exhibition, poster contest, and networking reception. The theme of the conference focused on two...

$10 Sensor Reduces Brewers’ Natural Gas Use

$45K UC Riverside investment helps researchers win $1.5 million grant
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UCR Awarded $650K from CEC to Develop Internet-of-Things for Energy Efficiency

Associate Professor Hamed Mohsenian-Rad (PI) and Dr. Alfredo Martinez-Morales, won a $650K award from the California Energy Commission (CEC) to design, optimize, and demonstrate new technologies to improve building energy efficiency using an Internet-of-Things (IoT), formed by a network of advanced sensors, actuators, and wireless communications devices. The project is for three years and is...

UC Riverside Conference to Focus on Solar Energy

Community invited to join government and industry leaders in exploring the latest technologies and opportunities in solar energy projects
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New Technology Will Cut Plug-in Hybrid Fuel Consumption by One Third

UC Riverside researchers are combining connected vehicle technology and evolutionary algorithms to make PHEVs more efficient
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Distinguished Professor Reza Abbaschian Named Honorary AIME Member

The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society (TMS), with approval from the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineering (AIME) Board, has selected Distinguished Professor Reza Abbaschian to receive the 2017 AIME Honorary Membership Award . The recognition is the highest honor the Institute can bestow upon an individual and is awarded in appreciation of...
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UC Riverside Awarded $3.2 Million to Develop Innovative Smart Buses

Research team will develop new technologies that decrease energy consumption of transit buses through connectivity and automation
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Next Generation Anode to Improve Lithium-ion Batteries

Silicon-tin nanocomposite developed at UCR could lead to low cost, long lasting rechargeable batteries for electronic devices and electric vehicles
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Professor Myung’s Research Featured in “Chemical Engineering News” Magazine

A research study led by Nosang V. Myung, professor and department chair of chemical and environmental engineering in UCR’s Bourns College of Engineering has been named one of the “Top 10 Sustainable Chemistry Papers” in the June 6 edition of Chemical and Engineering News, which is published by the American Chemical Society. The top 10...
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UCR Researchers Awarded $1.3 million from USDA for Green Energy Research

Grant to support biofuel generation from waste plant matter using process developed at UCR’s Center for Environmental Research and Technology
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UCR Engineering Professors Awarded Funding from NSF CAREER Program

Awards provide a minimum of $500,000 over five years to junior faculty pursuing outstanding research
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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. Persons interested in attending the event should RSVP online at bit.ly/gridrsvp , or by...
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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. Chung’s $10 million gift in 2011 established the energy research center, along...
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Pressure Cooking to Improve Electric Car Batteries

By creating nanoparticles with controlled shape, engineers believe smaller, more powerful and energy efficient batteries can be built
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BCOE Students Design and Build Mobile Power System

The power system, which sits on an 18-foot trailer, is a sustainable alternative to diesel- or gasoline-powered generators
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Winston Chung Global Energy Center Holds Inaugural Energy Storage Technologies Conference
The Winston Chung Global Energy Center at UC Riverside’s Bourns College of Engineering hosted its first annual “Energy Storage Technologies and Applications Conference” on Friday, April 13, 2018. The theme of the conference focused on two pillars of energy storage technologies as well as system integration, operation, and business models for energy storage across a variety of applications.
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Engineering college interim dean to become dean at Drexel University College of Engineering
Sharon Walker, a two-time Fulbright Fellowship recipient and interim dean of the Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering, has been named dean of the College of Engineering at Drexel University in Philadelphia.
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$10 Sensor Reduces Brewers’ Natural Gas Use
An inexpensive sensor measures the content of gas coming into water heaters and other gas-powered devices and adjusts the air flow to optimize energy production by combustion.
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