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Missouri S&T researcher grows uniform nanowires

Posted by on November 7, 2014

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A researcher from Missouri University of Science and Technology has developed a new way to grow nanowire arrays with a determined diameter, length and uniform consistency. This approach to growing nanomaterials will improve the efficiency of various devices including solar cells and fuel cells.

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UMR gets funding for fuel cell research

Posted by on June 21, 2006

The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded the materials science and engineering department at the University of Missouri-Rolla $100,000 for the continued development of glass-based seals for solid-oxide fuel cells (SOFCs).

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Is hydrogen a viable fuel alternative?

Posted by on October 11, 2005

Hydrogen is the most abundant element in the universe, and a research investigator at the University of Missouri-Rolla has received a $300,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to study how it might one day replace the gasoline in your vehicle’s tank.

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Taxed power grid may get help from UMR researcher

Posted by on August 18, 2005

As high heat and humidity push the demand for electricity to record levels this summer, a University of Missouri-Rolla professor is developing techniques to improve power grid reliability and prevent cascading outages during disturbances. 

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UMR fuel cell research could bolster president’s energy program

Posted by on January 29, 2003

President George Bush’s plans to pump more federal funding into the development of hydrogen-powered vehicles, as outlined in his State of the Union Address Tuesday, is good news for researchers at the University of Missouri-Rolla, who are working to develop cheaper, more efficient fuel cells similar to those that may one day replace the internal […]

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