Department of Energy

  1. July 18, 2022

    College of Engineering awarded $5.1M to advance nuclear energy

    The College of Engineering’s Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences has received $5.1 million for three projects to advance nuclear technology.

  2. December 1, 2021

    $3.4M to turn up the heat at solar-thermal plants

    The U.S. Department of Energy is providing $3.4 million to a pair of U-M projects that are working to improve heat-trapping materials for solar thermal energy.

  3. November 15, 2018

    $1.6M funds solar cell windows, high-temperature solar power

    Electricity-generating windows and high-temperature solar power are the aims of two new U-M projects, funded with $1.6 million from the U.S. Department of Energy.

  4. October 3, 2018

    U-M project gets $2M to help perfect algae as diesel fuel

    With $2 million from the U.S. Department of Energy, U-M researchers aim to make the long-touted promise of algae as a biofuel source for diesel engines into a reality.