Tag: power

‘Very exciting time’ ahead for power industry, energy expert says

Posted by on May 26, 2015

New developments in the field of power electronics could lead to greater flexibility for the nation’s electrical power grid, says an expert in power engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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S&T dominates speed bike competition

Posted by on April 29, 2010

The Human-Powered Vehicle Team from Missouri University of Science and Technology took first place in the Human Powered Vehicle Challenge West competition April 23-25 at California State University, Northridge.

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Human-powered vehicle team is ready to roll

Posted by on April 15, 2009

A team of students at Missouri University of Science and Technology is getting ready to put engineering and athletic skills to work.

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Researchers show how green slime could help save the world

Posted by on October 3, 2008

Several glass containers filled with algae-stained water sit on a table in Dr. Paul Nam’s laboratory at Missouri University of Science and Technology. Next to the big green bottles are two much smaller vials. One of the vials, labeled “biodiesel,” contains a mostly clear solution. Nam picks up the other vial, labeled “algae oil,” and gives it a shake. A small amount of dark liquid swishes around.

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Researchers help build ‘Internet for energy’ through new NSF center

Posted by on September 4, 2008

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Missouri University of Science and Technology is one of seven universities in the United States and Europe involved in a new National Science Foundation research initiative that aims to transform the nation’s power grid into an Internet for energy that will speed renewable electric-energy technologies into every home and business.

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Heat wave may stress nation’s power system

Posted by on August 6, 2007

Increasing demands on an aging U.S. power infrastructure are likely to make headlines this week as temperatures in the Midwest and South approach 100 degrees. The nation’s economic growth since the 1950s has “outstripped the growth of the power system,” says Dr. Mariesa Crow, the Fred W. Finley Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering […]

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UMR researcher receives NSF CAREER grant

Posted by on March 21, 2007

A researcher at the University of Missouri-Rolla has been awarded a CAREER award from the National Science Foundation to continue his research into how vehicle fleets could be used to help improve the nation’s power grid.

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Work to cause power outages during semester break

Posted by on December 13, 2006

Contractors will install a leased transformer in the campus substation at the University of Missouri-Rolla on Wednesday, Dec. 27. This will require a total power outage for all university buildings on the main campus (generally between Pine and State streets and between 10th and 16th streets, including the Havener Center, McNutt Hall and the Student […]

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Power restored to library, MRC

Posted by on November 15, 2006

Power was restored Tuesday night (Nov. 14) to the Curtis Laws Wilson Library and the Materials Research Center (Straumanis Hall), the final two buildings on campus that were without power after a power outage hit the campus Sunday night (Nov. 12).

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Power restored at UMR

Posted by on November 14, 2006

Classes resumed at the University of Missouri-Rolla today (Tuesday, Nov. 14) after electrical power was restored to most of the campus late Monday night.

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