Researchers from Iowa State and the Ames Laboratory are leading development of a new kind of steel for the motors in electric vehicles. The new steel would help make the motors smaller, lighter, more powerful and more cost effective. The U.S. Department of Energy is supporting the work with a three-year, $3.8 million grant.
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Critical Materials Institute and Iowa State University are offering a unique educational opportunity to get an in-depth overview of the rare-earth metals in a senior and graduate level course offered online spring semester 2016.
Cyber attackers successfully compromised the security of U.S. Department of Energy computer systems more than 150 times between 2010 and 2014, according to a review of federal records obtained by USA TODAY.
This is a recap from an Ames Laboratory news release. The official opening of the Critical Materials Institute marked the newest endeavor in intensive energy research by the U.S. Department of Energy, the Ames Laboratory and Iowa State University. The institute is the DOE’s fifth Energy Innovation Hub, which is a major integrated research center. Researchers … Continue reading Critical Materials Institute opens to advance research, energy security
Engineering professors at Iowa State University are part of an international, collaborative research team recently awarded $4.1 million from the Department of Energy (DOE). The team, led by Sandia National Laboratories, also includes researchers from the University of Maine (UMaine), TPI Composites, and Delft University of Technology (TU Delft). Iowa State’s researchers, who will receive … Continue reading Wind Energy Manufacturing Laboratory heads out to sea
Jennifer O’Donnell, assistant professor of chemical and biological engineering at Iowa State University, has been awarded $750,000 over five years as part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s new Early Career Research Program. O’Donnell’s research project was one of 69 funded through the new program, which is designed to bolster the nation’s scientific workforce by … Continue reading CBE’s O’Donnell receives $750,000 Early Career Research award