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Solar Cells Simplified: New Approach Developed by Undergraduate Student Could Improve Solar Cell Efficiency

An algorithm developed by an undergraduate student in the Whiting School of Engineering’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) could…

April 8 Funding Digest

This is the ROSEI bi-weekly funding digest summarizing external funding opportunities of interest to ROSEI and the JHU community. ROSEI provides…

Ben Hobbs Recognized for Lifetime Achievement by ESIG

This story was written by Danielle Underferth, and originally appeared on the Department of Environmental Health and Engineering website. Energy Systems…

Yuting Luo Receives 2024 Rosalind Franklin Young Investigator Award

This story was written by Marguerite Huber and originally appeared on the Argonne National Laboratory website. Yuting Luo, an assistant professor…

March 25 Funding Digest

This is the ROSEI bi-weekly funding digest summarizing external funding opportunities of interest to ROSEI and the JHU community. ROSEI provides…

ROSEI and Whiting School of Engineering to Sponsor 2024 ARPA-E Innovation Summit

The Whiting School of Engineering (WSE) and Ralph O’Connor Sustainable Energy Institute (ROSEI) will sponsor the 2024 ARPA-E Innovation Summit, set…

March 11 Funding Digest

This is the ROSEI bi-weekly funding digest summarizing external funding opportunities of interest to ROSEI and the JHU community. ROSEI provides…

Chao Wang Developing High-Density Hydrogen Fuel Cell for Sustainable Transportation

Supported by a new grant from U.S. Department of Energy Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E), a Johns Hopkins group is developing…

February 26 Funding Digest

This is the ROSEI bi-weekly funding digest summarizing external funding opportunities of interest to ROSEI and the JHU community. ROSEI provides…

Johns Hopkins Launches ARROW Targeting Offshore Wind Energy Growth

Researchers from the Ralph O’Connor Sustainable Energy Institute (ROSEI) and Morgan State University are teaming up with the State of Maryland’s…

Toward Carbon-Neutral, Farmer-Friendly Fertilizer Production

A team of Johns Hopkins researchers affiliated with the Whiting School of Engineering’s Ralph O’Connor Sustainable Energy Institute (ROSEI) is developing…

February 12 Funding Digest

This is the ROSEI bi-weekly funding digest summarizing external funding opportunities of interest to ROSEI and the JHU community. ROSEI provides…

EPICS Job Opening: UK Project Manager, Imperial College London

Click here for more information and to apply to the position. The Electric Power Innovation for a Carbon-free Society (EPICS) Center…

Power Struggle: Managing Electricity Scarcity Efficiently Key to Avoiding Grid Outages

Research from the Ralph O’Connor Sustainable Energy Institute (ROSEI) reveals how various pricing strategies in U.S. electricity markets affect the cost…

January 29 Funding Digest

This is the ROSEI bi-weekly funding digest summarizing external funding opportunities of interest to ROSEI and the JHU community. ROSEI provides…

ROSEI Reacts to Samantha Power’s Address at the Hopkins Bloomberg Center

This is a segment of a story that was written by Emily Gaines Buchler, and originally appeared in the Hub. Climate…

ROSEI Researcher Q&A: Yuting Luo

This article is part of a series featuring Q&As with Ralph O’Connor Sustainable Energy Institute (ROSEI)-affiliated researchers. Next up is Yuting…

ROSEI Hosts Second Annual Summit for Sustainable Energy Research at Hopkins

The Ralph O’Connor Sustainable Energy Institute (ROSEI) hosted its second annual summit (Summit) for sustainable energy research at Johns Hopkins University…

Dennice Gayme Elected APS Fellow

This story was written by Jonathan Deutschman, and originally appeared on the Department of Mechanical Engineering website. Dennice Gayme, associate professor…

January 16 Funding Digest

This is the ROSEI bi-weekly funding digest summarizing external funding opportunities of interest to ROSEI and the JHU community. ROSEI provides…

ROSEI Experts Join PNNL Center Aiming to Bring Floating Offshore Wind Farms to the US

Experts at the Ralph O’Connor Sustainable Energy Institute (ROSEI) are working with those at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) through…

ROSEI Q&A: Nick Zhang’s Experience at COP28

Nick Zhang is a fourth-year PhD candidate in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering whose research focuses on electrochemistry for…

From Pledge to Action: The Road Ahead After COP28

This story was written by Wick Eisenberg and originally appeared in the Hub. After COP28, this year’s UN climate summit which…

Material Matters: Profile of the JHU Materials Characterization and Processing (MCP) Facility

This is a portion of a story that was written by Andrew Myers. The full version can be read in the…

ROSEI Hosts Informative Discussion About DOE

The Ralph O’Connor Sustainable Energy Institute (ROSEI) recently hosted a discussion led by Jonah Erlebacher, a professor of materials science and…

December 5 Funding Digest

This is the ROSEI bi-weekly funding digest summarizing external funding opportunities of interest to ROSEI and the JHU community. ROSEI provides…

November 13 Funding Digest

This is the ROSEI bi-weekly funding digest summarizing external funding opportunities of interest to ROSEI and the JHU community. ROSEI provides…

Offshore Wind Project Headwinds Threaten Biden’s Clean Energy Goals

Ben Schafer is the director of Johns Hopkins University’s Ralph O’Connor Sustainable Energy Institute and professor of civil and systems engineering at the university’s Whiting…

Multiple Tenure/Tenure-Track Positions Open, Ralph O’Connor Sustainable Energy Institute (ROSEI)

The Ralph O’Connor Sustainable Energy Institute (ROSEI) is accepting applications for five different tenure track positions. They are: Tenure-Track/Tenure Position…

ROSEI and GE Vernova Team Up to Grow Green Energy

Experts at the Ralph O’Connor Sustainable Energy Institute (ROSEI) are partnering with those at GE Vernova on a series of proposed…

ROSEI Hosts Second Translation to Market Workshop

The Ralph O’Connor Sustainable Energy Institute (ROSEI) hosted a successful Translation to Market (T2M) Workshop for energy and sustainability technology. It…

October 30 Funding Digest

This is the ROSEI bi-weekly funding digest summarizing external funding opportunities of interest to ROSEI and the JHU community. ROSEI provides…

From Competitor to Mentor: Annika Torp Comes Full Circle

This story originally appeared on the Collegiate Wind Competition website. For many of us, 2020 was a year of dramatic change….

Yayuan Liu Wins Packard Fellowship

Yayuan Liu, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering with a secondary appointment in materials science, has been selected to the class of 2023…

October 16 Funding Digest

This is the ROSEI bi-weekly funding digest summarizing external funding opportunities of interest to ROSEI and the JHU community. ROSEI provides…

ROSEI Researcher Q&A: Regina García-Méndez

This article is part of a series featuring Q&As with Ralph O’Connor Sustainable Energy Institute (ROSEI)-affiliated researchers. Next up is Regina…

Sara Thoi Receives Harry Gray Award from American Chemical Society

Sara Thoi, an associate professor in the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Chemistry and a core researcher for…

Hopkins Announces New School of Government and Policy

The message below is an email sent by Ron Daniels, JHU’s president, announcing the new school of government and policy. Dear…

JHU Releases Draft of Climate Action and Sustainability Plan

Johns Hopkins University (JHU) recently released a draft of its Climate Action and Sustainability Plan, which charts a path for the…

Greener Skies Ahead: Engineers Piloting Sustainable Jet Fuel Project

Two researchers from the Whiting School of Engineering’s Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering have teamed up with colleagues at The…

October 2 Funding Digest

This is the ROSEI bi-weekly funding digest summarizing external funding opportunities of interest to ROSEI and the JHU community. ROSEI provides…

Benjamin Schafer Selected to Receive T.R. Higgins Lectureship Award from AISC

Benjamin Schafer, the Willard and Lillian Hackerman Professor of Civil and Systems Engineering and director of the Ralph O’Connor Sustainable Energy…

New JHU Center Aims for 100% Renewable Energy Power Grids

The Ralph O’Connor Sustainable Energy Institute (ROSEI), in collaboration with partners from around the globe, has established a new center focused on helping…

New Lab Tackles Net-Zero Supply Chains and Industrial Policy

China’s efforts in renewable energy, electric vehicles, and batteries have reshaped climate politics, leaving countries such as the United States scrambling…

ROSEI and EPICS Hosts Workshop at 555 Penn Avenue Venue

Supported by a Nexus Award, the Ralph O’Connor Sustainable Energy Institute (ROSEI) recently hosted an event at 555 Penn Avenue (555…

September 18 Funding Digest

This is the ROSEI bi-weekly funding digest summarizing external funding opportunities of interest to ROSEI and the JHU community. ROSEI provides…

First Year of ROSEI’s SEE Program is a Rousing Success

The Sustainable Energy Engineering (SEE) Program, a summer experience designed to help high school students learn about sustainable energy engineering, can…

Yayuan Liu Named to ‘MIT Technology Review’ Innovator List

Yayuan Liu, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering and materials science and engineering, has been named to 2023’s MIT Technology Review 35…

September 5 Funding Digest

This is the ROSEI bi-weekly funding digest summarizing external funding opportunities of interest to ROSEI and the JHU community. ROSEI provides…

To Reduce Carbon Emissions, Just Add Water

Water could play a crucial role in reducing global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, according to Johns Hopkins engineers. A team led…

ROSEI and EPICS Researcher Q&A: Sijia Geng

This article is part of a series featuring Q&As with Ralph O’Connor Sustainable Energy Institute (ROSEI)-affiliated researchers. Next up is Sijia…

Shoji Hall Receives 2023 Louis B. Thalheimer Translational Funding Award

This is part of a post that was originally featured on JHTV’s website and was written by Nancy Rome.  Two Johns…

August 21 Funding Digest

This is the ROSEI bi-weekly funding digest summarizing external funding opportunities of interest to ROSEI and the JHU community. ROSEI provides…

Startup Co-Led by ROSEI Researcher Raises $3M to Scale Carbon-Removal Tech

A startup co-led by Ralph O’Connor Sustainable Energy Institute (ROSEI) core faculty Chao Wang received $3 million in seed funding from…

Jonas Nahm joins White House Council of Economic Advisers

Jonas Nahm, an associate professor at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies who is also an associate researcher with the Ralph…

ARPA-E CREATE Awards Name Two ROSEI Faculty Among Recipients

The Advanced Research Projects Agency–Energy (ARPA-E) named two Hopkins research projects among the 18 recipients for its Creating Revolutionary Energy and…

August 7 Funding Digest

This is the ROSEI bi-weekly funding digest summarizing external funding opportunities of interest to ROSEI and the JHU community. ROSEI provides…

Solving the Carbon Dioxide Problem, One Atom at a Time

A team led by Chao Wang, associate professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and core researcher at the Whiting…

Rebooting Our Warming Cities

This is an excerpt from a story that was written by Gabriel Popkin and originally appeared in the Johns Hopkins Magazine….

July 24 Funding Digest

This is the ROSEI bi-weekly funding digest summarizing external funding opportunities of interest to ROSEI and the JHU community. ROSEI provides…

Power Struggle: Shedding Light on Why Batteries Degrade

This story was written by Jonathan Deutschman, and was originally featured in the Hub. It’s one of life’s little annoyances: The…

Mission from DARPA: Create Food from Thin Air

For a team of Johns Hopkins researchers, the challenge of feeding people during times of crisis or conflict is an opportunity…

July 11 Funding Digest

This is the ROSEI bi-weekly funding digest summarizing external funding opportunities of interest to ROSEI and the JHU community. ROSEI provides…

June 20 Funding Digest

This is the ROSEI bi-weekly funding digest summarizing external funding opportunities of interest to ROSEI and the JHU community. ROSEI provides…

Ben Schafer Leads Panel at Applied Physics Lab’s Research Frontiers Forum

Ben Schafer, the director of the Ralph O’Connor Sustainable Energy Institute’s (ROSEI), led a fascinating panel discussion at the Johns Hopkins…

Decision Tool Developed by Ben Hobbs Helps Cities Beat the Heat

Heat waves are deadly and increasingly frequent. They hit urban areas harder than suburban or rural areas because cities have more…

Revealing the Secrets that May Unlock the Potential of Thermoelectric Materials

Disordered thermoelectric materials—which convert heat into electricity—are crucial to the work of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). In addition…

ROSEI to Sponsor Events at 555 Penn Avenue

Using a Nexus Award, the Ralph O’Connor Sustainable Energy Institute (ROSEI) will facilitate events at 555 Penn Avenue (555 Penn) aimed…

June 5 Funding Digest

This is the ROSEI bi-weekly funding digest summarizing external funding opportunities of interest to ROSEI and the JHU community. ROSEI provides…

China’s Sluggish Electricity Market Reforms Impede Decarbonization Efforts

Over the past decade, the transition of China’s electricity generation from a centrally planned operation (CPO) to a market-based system has…

Hopkins Student Wind Energy Team Wins First Place in Turbine Design Contest at 2023 Collegiate Wind Competition

For the third straight year, the Johns Hopkins Student Wind Energy Team (HSWET) had a great showing at the Collegiate Wind…

May 22 Funding Digest

This is the ROSEI bi-weekly funding digest summarizing external funding opportunities of interest to ROSEI and the JHU community. ROSEI provides…

Evan LaTourrette-Ghez Becomes First JHU Student to Graduate with Energy Minor

Evan LaTourrette-Ghez ‘23 is the first Johns Hopkins graduate with a minor in energy, an academic program that was launched in…

ROSEI Co-Funding Three JHU Discovery Awards

The Johns Hopkins University’s Discovery Awards provide grant awards to cross-divisional teams, comprised of faculty and/or non-faculty members from at least two schools…

May 8 Funding Digest

This is the ROSEI bi-weekly funding digest summarizing external funding opportunities of interest to ROSEI and the JHU community. ROSEI provides…

ROSEI Caps Off Successful Second Year with Earth Day and Birthday Celebration

The Ralph O’Connor Sustainable Energy Institute (ROSEI) celebrated its two-year birthday and Earth Day by hosting a party for Hopkins students,…

Optica Women Scholars Program Honors Dana Kachman for Work on Solar Cells

This story originally appeared in the Hub. Solar energy has yet to reach its full potential in combating greenhouse gas emissions….

April 10 Funding Digest

This is the ROSEI bi-weekly funding digest summarizing external funding opportunities of interest to ROSEI and the JHU community. ROSEI provides…

ROSEI and WSE Faculty Meet Governor Wes Moore as Part of Successful ARPA-E Summit

Leading energy researchers from the Whiting School of Engineering and its Ralph O’Connor Sustainable Energy Institute (ROSEI) met with Maryland Governor…

March 27 Funding Digest

This is the ROSEI bi-weekly funding digest summarizing external funding opportunities of interest to ROSEI and the JHU community. ROSEI provides…

March 13 Funding Digest

This is the ROSEI bi-weekly funding digest summarizing external funding opportunities of interest to ROSEI and the JHU community. ROSEI provides…

ROSEI Researcher Q&A: Chao Wang

This post is part of a series on the Ralph O’Connor Sustainable Energy Institute (ROSEI) website that will feature Q&A’s with…

Hopkins Student Wind Energy Team Advances to Phase Two of Collegiate Wind Competition

The Hopkins Student Wind Energy Team (HSWET) was among those from 13 colleges and universities selected to compete in the 2023…

February 27 Funding Digest

This is the ROSEI bi-weekly funding digest summarizing external funding opportunities of interest to ROSEI and the JHU community. ROSEI provides…

Helyette Geman named 2022 Financial Engineer of the Year

Helyette Geman, a research professor in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, has been named the 2022 Financial Engineer of the…

February 13 Funding Digest

This is the ROSEI bi-weekly funding digest summarizing external funding opportunities of interest to ROSEI and the JHU community. ROSEI provides…

Yayuan Liu Receives NSF’s Early CAREER Award

Yayuan Liu, assistant professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering with a secondary appointment in the Department of Materials…

ROSEI Researcher Q&A: Yury Dvorkin

This post is part of a series on the Ralph O’Connor Sustainable Energy Institute (ROSEI) website that will feature Q&A’s with…

January 30 Funding Digest

This is the ROSEI bi-weekly funding digest summarizing external funding opportunities of interest to ROSEI and the JHU community. ROSEI provides…

ROSEI Job Alert: Instructor for Sustainable Energy Engineering (SEE) Program

Course Description: Sustainable Energy Engineering (SEE) is a new four-week summer course for high school students who would like to learn…

To Decarbonize the Chemical Industry, Electrify It

This story is from the website of the MIT Energy Initiative and MIT News. It was written by Kelley Travers. It…

ROSEI Hosts Inaugural Summit for Sustainable Energy Research at Hopkins

The Ralph O’Connor Sustainable Energy Institute (ROSEI) had a big turnout for the inaugural ROSEI Summit for sustainable energy research at…

January 17 Funding Digest

This is the ROSEI bi-weekly funding digest summarizing external funding opportunities of interest to ROSEI and the JHU community. ROSEI provides…

January 3 Funding Digest

This is the ROSEI bi-weekly funding digest summarizing external funding opportunities of interest to ROSEI and the JHU community. ROSEI provides…

Four Baltimore Innovators’ Biggest Tech-Expectations for 2023, Including Jonah Erlebacher

This story is from the website of Technical.ly, and was written by Sameer Rao. It features ROSEI’s Jonah Erlebacher.

Science and Technology Policy Fellowship Opportunity, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO)

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) is seeking qualified candidates for the Oak Ridge Institute for…

Yury Dvorkin Provides Analysis on Study that States Consumer Security Savvy is Way Behind IoT Threat Landscape

This story is from the website of TechRepublic and was written by Karl Greenberg. It features ROSEI’s Yury Dvorkin.

Undergraduate Team’s Plan for Bringing Solar to Baltimore City Communities Places Second in National Competition

A plan by a team of undergraduates from the Whiting School of Engineering to bring affordable solar energy to the Baltimore…

December 12 Funding Digest

This is the ROSEI bi-weekly funding digest summarizing external funding opportunities of interest to ROSEI and the JHU community. ROSEI provides…

ROSEI Contingent Meets with French Government Officials

Researchers from the Ralph O’Connor Sustainable Energy Institute (ROSEI) recently met with officials from the French government, who visited the Homewood…

November 28 Funding Digest

This is the ROSEI bi-weekly funding digest summarizing external funding opportunities of interest to ROSEI and the JHU community. ROSEI provides…

Multiple Positions, Thermal Battery Corporation (TBC)

The Thermal Batter Corporation (TBC), based out of Cambridge, Massachusetts, is hiring for three different positions. See below for more information,…

ROSEI Job Alert: Grants & Contract Analyst

The Ralph O’Connor Sustainable Energy Institute (ROSEI) is seeking a Grants & Contract Analyst who will provide dedicated professional level sponsored funds…

2023 Catalyst and Discovery Awards Application Period Opens

The application period for the 2023 Johns Hopkins University (JHU) Catalyst and Discovery Awards is now open, with the final day…

From Waste to Windfall: Engineers’ New Method Extracts Valuable Materials from Mining Discards

This story was written by Jonathan Deutschman, and first appeared in the Hub. Ores that contain metals such as nickel, cobalt,…

November 14 Funding Digest

This is the ROSEI bi-weekly funding digest summarizing external funding opportunities of interest to ROSEI and the JHU community. ROSEI provides…

ROSEI Announces 2023 Summit, Seeking Presentations

Please note: The period to register to present closed on December 14. Speakers still interested in talking at the Summit should…

ROSEI Joins Energy Systems Integration Group (ESIG)

The Ralph O’Connor Sustainable Energy Institute (ROSEI) at Johns Hopkins University (JHU) has recently become a member of the Energy Systems…

October 31 Funding Digest

This is the ROSEI bi-weekly funding digest summarizing external funding opportunities of interest to ROSEI and the JHU community. ROSEI provides…

Jonah Erlebacher’s Etch Raises $6.5 Million

This story originally appeared on the CityBiz+ website. It features ROSEI’s Jonah Erlebacher.

Jonah Erlebacher’s Etch Raises $6.5 Million

This story originally appeared on the CityBiz+ website. It features ROSEI’s Jonah Erlebacher.

Team led by Yayuan Liu furthers research on greener CO2 capture

This story was written by Jonathan Deutschman, and was originally published on the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering website. Today’s…

October 17 Funding Digest

This is the ROSEI bi-weekly funding digest summarizing external funding opportunities of interest to ROSEI and the JHU community. ROSEI provides…

Vivien Thomas Scholars Initiative Application Period Opens

The Vivien Thomas Scholars Initiative (VTSI) will endow and launch a major new effort to address historic underrepresentation in STEM. The…

Ammonia may unlock secrets to cleaner, greener energy

This story was written by Jonathan Deutschman, and originally appeared on the Hub. Does the secret to cleaner energy lie in…

Accepting Applications: R&D Positions in Sustainable Energy, ROSEI

Learn more about the position. Description: Are you interested in joining a research and engineering team taking on one of the…

Renowned Academic Group Creates Roadmap for Attaining Wind Energy-Driven Decarbonization Goals Using Community Voice

This story is from the website of UVA Engineering and was written by Wende Whitman. It features ROSEI’s Dennice Gayme.

Accepting Applications: ROSEI Tenure-Track Faculty Position

Description The Ralph O’Connor Sustainable Energy Institute (ROSEI) at the Johns Hopkins University (JHU) is seeking faculty candidates at all levels...

October 3 Funding Digest

This is the ROSEI bi-weekly funding digest summarizing external funding opportunities of interest to ROSEI and the JHU community. ROSEI provides…

ROSEI hosts inaugural translation to market workshop

The Ralph O’Connor Sustainable Energy Institute (ROSEI) had a big turnout for its inaugural Translation to Market (T2M) Workshop for energy…

ROSEI Launches Summer Pre-College Program Focuses on Sustainable Energy Engineering

This story originally appeared in the Hub. The Ralph O’Connor Sustainable Energy Institute is launching a four-week summer program for high school students…

ROSEI and Johns Hopkins has Big Contingent at NAWEA WindTech 2022

The Ralph O’Connor Sustainable Energy Institute (ROSEI) and Johns Hopkins University had a sizable contingent at the North American Wind Energy…

September 19 Funding Digest

This is the ROSEI bi-weekly funding digest summarizing external funding opportunities of interest to ROSEI and the JHU community. ROSEI provides…

Interest in Energy Minor Continues to Grow after Information Session

The Ralph O’Connor Sustainable Energy Institute (ROSEI) hosted its second successful event with undergraduate students in as many weeks when it…

ROSEI Meets with Undergraduate Students to Discuss Research Opportunities

Led by leadership council member Susanna Thon, the Ralph O’Connor Sustainable Energy Institute (ROSEI) hosted a group of over 20 undergraduate…

ROSEI Hosts Successful Lunch and Meeting for Graduate Students

The Ralph O’Connor Sustainable Energy Institute (ROSEI) recently hosted a large contingent of graduate students at R House for lunch, as…

ROSEI Visited by ARPA-E Representatives

The Ralph O’Connor Sustainable Energy Institute (ROSEI) was recently visited on the Homewood campus by Katharine Greco and Anil Ganti from…

After Supreme Court EPA Ruling, Regulatory Patchwork Remains

This story originally appeared in the Hub. The Supreme Court’s historic ruling against the EPA this summer will cause lingering uncertainty…

ROSEI Reacts to Historic Inflation Reduction Act

This story originally appeared in the Hub. There is also analysis on the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 written by ROSEI…

Can the U.S. fight climate change — and shift industrial policy?

Analysis by Jonas Nahm, Joanna Lewis and Bentley Allan that originally appeared in the Washington Post. On Friday, the House will vote to…

ROSEI Creates Useful Tool for Proposal Writing

The Ralph O’Connor Sustainable Energy Institute (ROSEI) has prepared a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) to assist faculty at Johns…

ROSEI Hosts Successful Meeting for Postdoctoral Candidates and Research Scientists

The Ralph O’Connor Sustainable Energy Institute (ROSEI) recently hosted a meeting, as well as a lunch at R House, with a…

August 8 Faculty Funding Digest

Bi-weekly funding digest summarizing external funding opportunities of interest to ROSEI and the JHU community. ROSEI provides full services for grant…

ARPA-E Fellows (Fall 2022)

Apply to this opportunity by clicking here. Fellows are early-career Ph.D. scientists and engineers who guide program creation, agency strategy, and…

Solar Facility Now Supplying Renewable Energy for Two-Thirds of University’s Electricity Use

Supported by a landmark commitment from Johns Hopkins University, a brand-new solar facility is now up and running, providing the university…

Jonas Nahm Receives Don K. Price Award for Best Book on Science, Technology, and Politics

Jonas Nahm, an affiliated researcher of the Ralph O’Connor Sustainable Energy Institute (ROSEI) and an assistant professor of energy, resources, and…

July 25 Faculty Funding Digest

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ROSEI Researcher Q&A: Jeff Maranchi

This post is part of a series on the Ralph O’Connor Sustainable Energy Institute (ROSEI) website that will feature Q&A’s with…

ROSEI Responds to SCOTUS Ruling on the Clean Air Act

This story originally appeared in the Hub. Many have decried last month’s decision by the U.S. Supreme Court limiting the Environmental…

New Project will Lay Groundwork for Open Access to Massive Windfarm Simulations

This story originally appeared in the Hub. Wind power produces over 8% of our nation’s electricity, up from less than 2%…

Ben Schafer receives 2022 Market Development Industry Leadership Award from American Iron and Steel Institute

This post originally appeared on the AISI website. Benjamin W. Schafer, the Willard and Lillian Hackerman Professor of Civil and Systems Engineering,…

July 11 Faculty Funding Digest

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ROSEI now on LinkedIn and Twitter

The Ralph O’Connor Sustainable Energy Institute (ROSEI) is now active on both LinkedIn and Twitter. Along with the website, the social…

From the Middle East to East Baltimore, a Johns Hopkins Professor Works to Make the City More Climate-Resilient

This story originally appeared in Inside Climate News, and was written by Aman Azhar. It features ROSEI’s Benjamin Zaitchik.

ROSEI Researcher Q&A: Dennice Gayme

This post is part of a series on the Ralph O’Connor Sustainable Energy Institute (ROSEI) website that will feature Q&A’s with…

June 27 Faculty Funding Digest

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ROSEI Researcher Q&A: Jonah Erlebacher

This post is part of a series on the Ralph O’Connor Sustainable Energy Institute (ROSEI) website that will feature Q&A’s with…

ROSEI Researcher Profile: Mitra Taheri

Mitra Taheri is a core faculty member of the Ralph O’Connor Sustainable Energy Institute, a professor in the Department of Materials…

June 14 Faculty Funding Digest

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ROSEI Helping Fund Two JHU Discovery Awards and Catalyst Awards

The Johns Hopkins University’s Discovery Awards provide grant awards to cross-divisional teams, comprised of faculty and/or non-faculty members from at least two schools…

Yury Dvorkin Becomes First External Faculty Member to Join ROSEI

The Ralph O’Connor Sustainable Energy Institute (ROSEI) is hiring Yury Dvorkin, who will join Johns Hopkins University later this year with…

Hopkins Wind Energy Team Places First in Project Development Subcategory at 2022 Collegiate Wind Competition

The Johns Hopkins Wind Energy Team made a significant impact at the 2022 Collegiate Wind Competition (CWC), despite it being just…

ROSEI Researcher Q&A: Susanna Thon

This post is part of a series on the Ralph O’Connor Sustainable Energy Institute (ROSEI) website that will feature Q&A’s with…

ROSEI Hosts First Ever Event for Earth Day

The Ralph O’Connor Sustainable Energy Institute (ROSEI) celebrated Earth Day by hosting a celebration for students in the Great Hall at…

ROSEI Researcher Q&A: Sara Thoi

This post is part of a new series on the Ralph O’Connor Sustainable Energy Institute (ROSEI) website that will feature Q&A’s…

ROSEI Contingent Joining Project Dedicated to Assessing Risk of Hurricanes to Offshore Wind

The original press release for this project can be found on the website of The National Offshore Wind Research and Development…

Researchers Aim to Expand Solar Energy Usage

This story was written by Wick Eisenberg, and originally appeared in The Hub. While solar energy is an asset in the…

Countries Missed Opportunity to Address Climate Crisis with Pandemic Stimulus

This story was written by Jill Rosen and originally appeared in The Hub. Click here to read a story about the…

Paulette Clancy elected a fellow of AIChE

Paulette Clancy, professor and head of the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering who is also an affiliated researcher with the Ralph…

Dennice Gayme earns early career TSFP Nobuhide Kasagi Award

This story was written by Sydney Portale, and originally appeared on the JHU Department of Mechanical Engineering website. Dennice Gayme, a…

Engineers Aim to Convert Destructive CO2 to More Useful Form of Carbon

This story was written by Wick Eisenberg, and originally appeared in the Hub. Carbon dioxide from the burning of fossil fuels…

ROSEI Researcher Profile: Benjamin Hobbs

Benjamin Hobbs, the Theodore M. and Kay W. Schad Professor of Environmental Management with the Department of Environmental Health and Engineering…

Two from Hopkins Claim Major Prizes at Pitch Competition

This story originally appeared on the Hub. When Johns Hopkins sophomore Nandita Balaji returned to her residence hall Friday evening, she…

Building a Sustainable Society: A Q&A with ROSEI Director Benjamin Schafer

This story was written by Elena Conway, and originally appeared on the Giving to Johns Hopkins website as part of their…

Top Showing in Student Wind Competition

This story was written by Catherine Graham, and originally appeared in the Winter 2022 edition of the Johns Hopkins Whiting School of…

Re-imagining Renewable Energy

This story was written by Adam Hadhazy, and originally appeared in the Winter 2022 edition of the Johns Hopkins Whiting School…

DOE funds Hopkins team to employ AI to accelerate development of solar energy materials

With a three-year grant from the Department of Energy, a team of researchers including Johns Hopkins faculty members Paulette Clancy, Head…

Transforming the Grid: G-PST Upcoming Talks

The G-PST Consortium is dedicated to the transformation of power systems for renewable energy. Several ROSEI faculty, including Dennice Gayme, Ben…

Maryland Energy Innovation Institute Seed Grants Open

All full-time tenured or tenure track faculty members at any Maryland state academic institution are eligible to apply to the Maryland…

ROSEI announces seed funding partnership

ROSEI provides seed funding throughs a partnership with the Provost’s office of research.

ROSEI announces key research initiatives

ROSEI announces 5 key research initiatives, see here for full details.

The future of sustainable energy: a conversation with Ben Schafer

This story was written by Jess Ader and originally appeared in The Hub. Experts agree that the development of clean, renewable,…

Can Corona Drive Green Energy?

Johns Hopkins researchers in the Initiative for Sustainable Energy Policy (ISEP) at the School of Advanced International Studies have been awarded…

How will big oil states handle the renewable energy transition?

Johns Hopkins researchers in the Initiative for Sustainable Energy Policy (ISEP) at the School of Advanced International Studies have been awarded…

Trying to catch the wind: Research project aims to make offshore wind farms more efficient, powerful

Ocean-based wind farms have the potential to meet 90% of the nation’s energy demands by 2050, but work must be done…

New Model More Accurately Predicts the Power of Wind Farms

The model could aid in the development of new wind farms or help optimize those already in use.

Ben Hobbs Honored by Energy Systems Integration Group

The Energy Systems Integration Group has awarded Ben Hobbs, JHU’s Theodore M. and Kay W. Schad Professor of Environmental Management, its…

Totally Tubular: NSF Grant Fuels Advances in Wind Energy

Wind turbines perched atop slender steel tubular towers have become a common site as the nation’s renewable energy infrastructure expands rapidly....

JHU Students Advance in DOE Collegiate Wind Competition

A Johns Hopkins undergraduate team is among the 13 collegiate teams named finalists in the i Department of Energy’s 2021 competition.

Discovery in Emission Control Catalysts

Chemical and biomolecular engineer Chao Wang has discovered a new way of characterizing atomic structures in high-performance catalysts

Anthony Shoji Hall Receives NSF CAREER Award

The award will support Hall’s project, “Room Temperature Electrochemical Synthesis of Ordered Intermetallic Nanomaterials.” Hall is an assistant professor of materials…

Certifying Sustainable Practices

A new initiative, launched at Hopkins Engineering, saves energy and brings environmental practices to laboratories throughout the university.

From Highways to High-rises, Engineering Analysis May Drive New Uses for Automotive Steel

Advanced automotive steel is four times stronger than standard construction steel and could be used to create more sustainable and resilient…

Building a Culture of Sustainability at Hopkins

JHU’s Office of Sustainability releases new annual report outlining university engagement programs and environmental performance metrics.

Mighty Power in Small Solar Energy Invention

Hopkins Engineering’s Susanna Thon has developed cost-effective, scalable microconcentrators that absorb more light and increase the power output of solar cells…

Wind Energy Expert Says the Industry’s Future Requires an Interdisciplinary Approach

Mechanical engineer Charles Meneveau co-authors report outlining major obstacles and solutions for optimizing wind energy.

Developing More Flexible Nanomaterials Can Make Fuel Cell Cars Cheaper

Scientists manipulate nanomaterials to make them a million times thinner than a strand of hair—dramatically increasing their reactivity.