Jennie Stephens’ research focuses on the global energy transition away from fossil fuels toward renewables—particularly, understanding the social dynamics of integrating wind power, solar, and smart grid into energy systems.
Here’s a look at how Northeastern senior Nicholas Dowmon’s three co-ops in the energy sector—including an international co-op in Brazil—“became increasingly more interesting, more challenging, and more impactful.”
Northeastern University convened experts from industry, government, and academia last week to discuss advancements in next-generation energy storage and battery technologies—both of which have major implications for global challenges in energy consumption, materials shortages, and climate change.
Students in fields ranging from anthropology to chemical engineering visited a solar power plant as part of a Dialogue of Civilizations program to Sao Paulo in July.
Salem Zahmi grew up under a very hot sun. So it’s no wonder that this graduate student from the United Arab Emirates is studying solar energy. He hopes to contribute […]
According to associate professor Edmund Yeh of the electrical engineering department, the US loses about $100 billion each year due to blackouts in the energy grid. When the power goes […]