The University of Maryland Energy Research Center provides a comprehensive balanced energy research program, based on the most efficient use of our natural resources while minimizing environmental impacts and our dependence on imported energy, with faculty expertise across a broad spectrum of energy technology and policy.



Mark your calendars for the Climate Action Forum, May 4, 2016 in College Park, MD, and the Climate Action 2016 Summit, May 5-6, 2016 in Washington D.C.

Proposals are currently being accepted for the Forum at UMD and registration for both events will open soon.



The Center for Research on Extreme Batteries is hosting its annual meeting on May 24th at the University of Maryland, College Park - details here



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Ingenious method enables sharper flat-panel displays at lower energy costs

UMD-headquartered project uses nanoslits to control light

NEES project shows hybrid battery/capacitor with off-the-charts cycling capacity

Manganese oxide-coated nanowires in gel provide steady, ready power

Scientists blend coinage metals to obtain alloys better than gold

Scientists at the University of Maryland (UMD) have developed a novel method for altering the light reflected or absorbed by a material by match-making combinations of gold, silver, and copper into various mixtures of metals, or alloys.



Climate Action 2016 Forum
May 4, 2016 UMD College Park More»


Mechanical Engineering Design Day Sponsored by Bell Helicopter
May 5, 2016 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. More»


Baltimore: Engineering Alumni Networking Event
May 6, 2016 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. The Engineer's Club, 1 W Mt Vernon Pl Baltimore, MD 21201 More»