Clark School Home UMD

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

Jonathan Simon is invited speaker at Paris Workshop on Decoding of Sound and Brain

Barg, Tamo named winners of IEEE Information Theory Society Paper Awad

UMD Discovery Could Enable Portable Particle Accelerators

JaJa Connects UMD Experts with NSF South Big Data Hub Resources

Fisher Named Chair of the Fischell Department of Bioengineering

ISR participates in NSF 30th Anniversary ERC Celebration

Papamanthou Receives Yahoo! Labs Award

White Symposium to Examine Collective Animal Behavior and Control of Robotic Networks

News Resources

Return to Newsroom

Search News

Archived News

Events Resources

Events Calendar

Additional Resources

UM Newsdesk

Faculty Experts