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Solving the polar climate conundrum
Over recent decades, scientists have watched a climate conundrum develop at the opposite ends of Earth: The Arctic has warmed and steadily lost sea ice, ...
Unlocking the potential of simulation software
With a method known as finite element analysis (FEA), engineers can generate 3-D digital models of large structures to simulate how they’ll fare under stress, ...
The power of salt
Where the river meets the sea, there is the potential to harness a significant amount of renewable energy, according to a team of mechanical engineers ...
Broadening the 'SCOPE' of microbial oceanography
The Simons Foundation, a New York-based philanthropic organization that supports a range of basic science research, has made its first venture into microbial oceanography with ...
Running on waste heat
It’s estimated that more than half of U.S. energy — from vehicles and heavy equipment, for instance — is wasted as heat. Mostly, this waste heat ...
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Ian Hunter: Innovator Actuator
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Gareth McKinley
School of Engineering Professor of Teaching Innovation

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Energy Science & Engineering
The Energy Science and Engineering area seeks to focus on technologies for efficient energy conversion and utilization, which aim to meet the urgent challenge of a safe, sustainable energy supply in the face of growing demand and increasing geo-political uncertainty.