DENDRITES! You’re surrounded!

DENDRITES! You’re surrounded! It’s likely happened to just about everyone, but now it’s happening to me. So it’s extra important.  My cell phone’s lithium-ion battery is dying quickly and I am jumping from charging station to charging station.  I estimate the age of the battery to be about 3 years old, and I guess that’s a good long life.  But …

Buffalo-based Sentient Science wins prestigious Bloomberg new energy award

Fast-growing Sentient Science is putting another prestigious notch on its belt Monday when it accepts a New Energy Pioneer award from Bloomberg New Energy Finance. Sentient was one of ten companies to accept the award in Manhattan in front of national media outlets, investors and other business and political stakeholders. The annual award recognizes companies that are driving change in …

Stony Brook Researchers Receive $1 Million DOE Grant to Advance Engine Technology

A Stony Brook University-led research team has received a $1 million grant from the Department of Energy (DOE) to conduct research on Reactivity Controlled Compression Ignition (RCCI), an emerging combustion technology which has the potential to simultaneously reduce fuel consumption and emissions. Research will focus on utilizing onboard fuel reformation to eliminate the need for two different fuels to enable …

Stony Brook’s Got the Power: How One University Earned Four Major Energy Research Awards in Less Than a Year

It took only six months for Stony Brook University to hit an energy research grand slam, earning major federal funding on four projects poised to revolutionize the world’s energy technology.  “These four projects, which together earned nearly $5.7 million in funding, showcase Stony Brook’s dedication to researching and developing technologies that will have a major impact on how we generate …