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Energized for change

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] After seeing the devastation of hurricanes in Puerto Rico, grad student Miguel González-Montijo is working on clean energy innovations for the future. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="10px"][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1716246986604{margin-top: 10px !important;margin-bottom: 10px !important;}"]By Jamie Swenson | Photos by Dennis Wise | May 2024[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="20px"][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1709836835749{margin-top: 10px !important;margin-bottom: 20px !important;}"]As Hurricane Maria tore through Arecibo, Puerto Rico, in 2017, Miguel González-Montijo hunkered down at home with his family. They were no strangers to hurricanes. Just two weeks earlier, a Category 5 Hurricane Irma had skirted the island, demolishing homes, causing floods and knocking out power for more than a million people. And now Maria, with wind speeds up to 155...

A race to clean energy

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="20px"][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1709758053654{margin-bottom: 50px !important;}"] The UW’s Clean Energy Institute is speeding the development of next-generation technology and supporting the experts who will create it. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="20px"][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1709768478880{margin-top: 10px !important;margin-bottom: 10px !important;}"]By Jamie Swenson | Photos by Dennis Wise | UW Magazine, March 2024[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="20px"][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1709836835749{margin-top: 10px !important;margin-bottom: 20px !important;}"]As Hurricane Maria tore through Arecibo, Puerto Rico, in 2017, Miguel González-Montijo hunkered down at home with his family. They were no strangers to hurricanes. Just two weeks earlier, a Category 5 Hurricane Irma had skirted the island, demolishing homes, causing floods and knocking out power for more than a million people. And now Maria, with wind...

CEI announces 2022 Clean Energy Student Achievement Awardees

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1659029257332{padding-bottom: 10px !important;}"]Shua Sanchez receives Scientific Achievement Award for novel x-ray technique for study of quantum and energy materials; Miguel González Montijo, Ricardo Rivera-Maldonado share Outreach & Service Award for outstanding contributions to CEI K-12 education programs[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1659029247373{padding-bottom: 10px !important;}"]July 28, 2022[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1659029487113{padding-bottom: 10px !important;}"]Miguel González Montijo, Ricardo Rivera-Maldonado, and Dr. Shua Sanchez received the Clean Energy Institute’s 2022 Clean Energy Student Achievement Awards at the institute’s annual end-of-year seminar on May 26.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1659029499647{padding-bottom: 10px !important;}"]The Clean Energy Scientific Achievement Award recognizes UW graduate students who have demonstrated extraordinary productivity in clean energy research and scholarship, and have contributed meaningfully to the scientific...

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Yuanyuan Shi & Erica Eggleton win Clean Energy Student Achievement Awards

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="10px"][vc_column_text]Shi receives Scientific Achievement Award for advances in machine learning for energy systems; Eggleton receives Outreach & Service Award for outstanding volunteer work in schools and at UW[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="10px"][vc_column_text]July 6, 2020[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="10px"][vc_column_text]Yuanyuan Shi and Erica Eggleton received the Clean Energy Institute’s Student Achievement Awards at CEI’s annual end-of-year seminar, held virtually on May 28, 2020.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="10px"][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text]Shi, who graduated from UW this June with a Ph.D. in electrical & computer engineering, won the Scientific Achievement Award for her work in machine learning for energy systems. A CEI Graduate Fellow and a member of Baosen Zhang’s research group, Shi worked to develop and optimize...