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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…

ROSEI Affiliated 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,…

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. As a professor and climate scientist in…

ROSEI Affiliated 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…

ROSEI Affiliated 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 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 Affiliated 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 Affiliated 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 Leadership Councilmember 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.