CWRU Wins 2nd Round ARPA-E Award of $1.5M

The Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) has awarded engineers at Case Western Reserve University $1,508,000 in a second round of funding to continue the development of their iron flow battery which drives down costs and expands battery applications. ARPA-E is a division of the U.S. Department of Energy which funds research in advanced and collaborative energy technologies.

CWRU wins EERE Award in Building Efficiency

Rohan Akolkar









Philip Feng, an Assistant Professor in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science department of Case Western Reserve University, has received $750,000 in funding from the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) program within the Department of Energy to develop low-cost, maintenance-free sensors to enhance building controls for energy-efficient operation. 



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CWRU wins grant to improve lifetime performance of ceramic fuel cells

Mark DeGuire








Fuel cells generate electricity from fuels more efficiently and with fewer emissions per watt than burning fossil fuels. But as fuel cells age, their efficiency decreases.

Researchers at Case Western Reserve University received an $800,000 Department of Energy grant to study how to make one type of fuel cell—solid oxide fuel cells—last longer.

CWRU leader on four ARPA-E grants

Serving as leader on four grants from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E) puts Case Western Reserve University among the top five universities in the country leading ARPA-E projects.

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