Felipe Gomez del Campo, a rising senior double majoring in mechanical and aerospace engineering at Case Western Reserve University, was recognized by President Obama at the White House Emerging Global Entrepreneurs Event on May 11.

Case Western Reserve University engineers are making sensors that can be integrated into existing materials, transforming today’s homes and commercial buildings into energy-saving, tech-savvy “smart buildings.”

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but in the case of the 2015 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit, the picture is worth a thousand tweets. Lucky for us, GLEI’s Liza Reed was there, smart phone in hand, ready to share the spirit of the event with those who were unable to attend the summit.

The vision of the Great Lakes Energy Institute (GLEI) at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) is to empower our faculty, students and partners to catalyze breakthroughs in energy sustainability that address the most pressing problems facing our world. Through coordinated research, development, and

The Great Lakes Energy Institute (GLEI) has a positive impact on the energy research in, and the economic and social fabric of, the community. We invite you to help continue this effort through support for the Great Lakes Energy Institute.


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