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Ensuring affordable energy, while preserving the environment and our natural resources, is one of the greatest global challenges of the 21st century. Concerns about global climate change, increased pollution of air and water, and the depletion of natural resources have led to a growing awareness of how our energy needs are met and the potentially adverse consequences for the environment and public health.




WUSTL engineers provide free code to help build better batteries

A team of WUSTL Engineers has developed a freely available code that battery developers can use as a model to determine the optimal profile needed to charge a lithium-ion battery.

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Williams to study climate change with EPA grant

Brent Williams, PhD, is studying why the southeastern United States has been getting cooler when the rest of the Earth is getting warmer.

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Zhang receives prestigious DARPA Young Faculty Award

With a Young Faculty Award from the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency, Fuzhong Zhang, PhD, plans to use bacteria to derive a gasoline alternative.

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