Clark School Home UMD
ECE

ECE News Story

Earth Day 2013 Event to Address the Energy and Water Nexus

Earth Day 2013 Event to Address the Energy and Water Nexus

Image courtesy P. Kangas
Image courtesy P. Kangas

On April 22, Earth Day, the University of Maryland Energy Research Center (UMERC) will host the 2013 Engineering Sustainability Workshop. The focus for this year's event will address the intersection of energy and water. The event will start at 9 a.m. in the Kay Boardrooms of the Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building.

The morning session will feature speakers from ARPA-E, the UM Engineers Without Borders, UMD Facilities, the Solar Decathlon team, and industry leaders.

The afternoon sessions will feature brief overviews of the work of university and local researchers, providing quick snapshots of the latest ideas for water-sparing energy production and low-energy water purification.

Energy-focused organizations on campus and in the local area will be exhibiting, and a student poster contest will showcase some of the up and coming research from across the UMD campus.

The event is free and open to the public. No registration is required.

March 28, 2013


Prev   Next

Current Headlines

UMD Engineers Developing Robots to Compete in RoboMasters 2017

Alumnus Peng Qiu Granted Tenure at Georgia Tech

Electrically Controllable Optical Materials for Solar Sails Featured on Cover of Advanced Optical Materials 

UMD Transportation Experts to Evaluate Economic Benefits of Infrastructure Investments

Alumnus Iyad Tarazi Presents “Managing your Destiny” at IEEE Leadership Seminar

Alumnus Aswin Sankaranarayanan wins NSF CAREER Award

UMD Pushes Beyond Line of Sight to Map Impacts of Traditional Farming in Belize

TRX Systems to Exhibit at NSF's The Arc of Science in Washington, DC

News Resources

Return to Newsroom

Search News

Archived News

Events Resources

Events Calendar

Additional Resources

UM Newsdesk

Faculty Experts