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 …

Big Data Research at Stony Brook Gets Big Boost with NSF Funding for Computer Cluster

A major new grant from the National Science Foundation will provide funding for state-of-the-art computing resources at Stony Brook University.  Leadership for the project is Principal Investigator Professor Robert Harrison of the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, and Director of the Institute for Advanced Computational Science (IACS), and co-Principal Investigator Professor Yuefan Deng, Applied Mathematics and Statistics. The award …

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 Opens New $20-Million Supported Institute for Advanced Computational Science

Stony Brook University held a grand opening for the Institute for Advanced Computational Science (IACS), a $20-million supported 6,000 square-foot facility with the mission to make sustained advances in the science of computation and its applications to complex problems in many fields. The IACS fosters a collaborative environment, with a vision that by 2017 it will be an internationally recognized …

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 …