June 6, 2020 UMD Home FabLab AIMLab


ISR Director Reza Ghodssi (ECE/ISR) is one of the three Guest Editors for a Special Proceedings of the Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering (JMM) published this month. "Selected papers from the 9th International Workshop on Micro and Nanotechnology for Power Generation and Energy Conversion Applications (PowerMEMS 2009)" presents papers selected from the 2009 PowerMEMS workshop held in Washington D.C., from Dec. 1?4, 2009. Ghodssi was the chairman of the event.

Since it was first held in Sendai, Japan in 2000, the PowerMEMS workshop has focused on small-scale systems that process, convert, or generate macroscopically significant amounts of power, typically with high power density or high energy density. In the workshop's early years, much of the research presented was on small-scale fueled systems, such as micro heat engines and micro fuel cells.

The past nine years have seen a dramatic expansion in the range of technologies that are brought to bear on the challenge of high-power, small-scale systems, as well as an increase in the applications for such technologies. At the 2009 workshop, 158 contributed papers were presented, along with invited and plenary presentations. The papers focused on applications from micro heat engines and fuel cells, to energy harvesting and its enabling electronics, to thermal management and propulsion. Also presented were the technologies that enable these applications, such as the structuring of microscale, nanoscale and biological systems for power applications, as well as combustion and catalysis at small scales. This special section includes a selection of 12 expanded papers representing energy harvesting, chemical and fueled systems, and elastic energy storage at small scales.

Related Articles:
Clark School hosts PowerMEMS 2009 attendees for luncheon, lab tours
Article on Maryland TMV research named 'Highlight of 2017' by the journal Nanotechnology
Decade of TMV research leads to never-before-seen microsystems for energy storage, biosensors and self-sustaining systems
New TMV supercapacitor work featured in Nanotechweb article
Ghodssi, Bentley receive NSF EAGER grant to develop ingestible capsules for medical diagnosis
Rubloff, Ghodssi to speak at TechConnect World Innovation Conference and Expo
Ghodssi, Beyaz, Waits issued US patent for microgenerator
Reza Ghodssi named AVS Fellow
Sangwook Chu wins UMD GRID best poster award
Ph.D. candidate Thomas Winkler wins best poster award at MAMNA Symposium

December 15, 2010


«Previous Story  

 

 

Current Headlines

Pines: Stand in Solidarity, Unite Against Injustice

Promoting Diversity and Addressing Unconscious Bias

MSE Alum Awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

UMD Researchers Design ‘Open’ Lithium-ion Battery

UMD Research Lab Receives ARO Grant to Investigate Reconfigurable Nanoparticle Assemblies

Two Engineers Among 2020-2021 Distinguished Scholar-Teachers

2020 Undergraduate Honors and Awards

Cleaning Natural Methane for Better Access to Renewable Energy

New, superfast method for ceramic manufacturing could open door to AI-driven materials discovery

Advance made towards next-generation rechargable batteries

 

Colleges A. James Clark School of Engineering
The College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences

Communicate Contact Us
Contact the Webmaster
Google+
Follow us on TwitterTwitter logo

Links Privacy Policy
Sitemap
RSS

Copyright The University of Maryland University of Maryland
2004-2020