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March 2019
Join top experts for a thought-provoking discussion on the challenges and complexities associated with zero waste and the role of zero waste in enabling energy sustainability by 2050.
Moderator - Elizabeth A. Kocs from UIC Energy Initiative
MRS Spring Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona
Open to the public
For more information, visit the website!
NGEN, a summer institute on the frontiers of electrochemistry, will be held at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) June 3-7, 2019. NGenE is now accepting applications by experienced students and young postdocs
Initiating Energy

Brian Ingram from Argonne National Laboratory and the Joint Center for Energy Storage Research (JCESR) served as feature editor for this article on the challenges to improve the storage, generation, and distribution of hydrogen for fuel cells in MRS Bulletin Energy Quarterly March 2019 Issue. Commissioned by Elizabeth Kócs, UIC Energy Initiative. Click HERE to read more. 

Brian Ingram also commissioned the editorial on the lifecycle costs and benefits of hydrogen fuel cells written by Paul F. Mutolo, which is also featured in the same MRS EQ Issue. Read the article HERE.

First Lithium-Ion Battery R&D Center

The Department of Energy launched its first lithium-ion battery recycling R&D center called ReCell in order to develop better battery recycling processes. Click HERE to read more. 


Save the date: April 10th, 2019 - Symposium on Energy, Environment & Sustainability (SEES) and UIC Climate Change and Future of Energy Conference sponsored by UIC Energy Inititative and UIC Student Government. Learn more HERE

SEES Student Research Wanted

Would you like to present your research at the Symposium for Energy, Environment & Sustainabiltiy? Click HERE to submit an abstract!

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March 20th, 2019

4:00 PM in ERF 1043 (842 West Taylor Street)

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Great Lakes Water Authority is looking to hire an Energy Program Manager. The position is located in Detroit, Michigan. Click HERE for more details.