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Using nanotechnology to give fuel cells more oomph

Aug. 8, 2016—Nanofiber mat electrode (John Russell / Vanderbilt) At the same time Honda and Toyota are introducing fuel cell cars to the U.S. market, a team of researchers from Vanderbilt University, Nissan North America and Georgia Institute of Technology have teamed up to create a new technology designed to give fuel cells more oomph. The project...

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LASIR is key part of new manufacturing hub announced by Obama

Jan. 9, 2015—Vanderbilt research will help shape the future of American manufacturing A cutting-edge Vanderbilt lab that studies how materials, structures and machines operate under real-world conditions will play a key part in the new multistate, $259 million Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) to be announced today by President Obama. An application to the Department...

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National nuclear waste issues to be tackled by Vanderbilt-led multi-university team

Dec. 6, 2006—Nuclear power might be “green power,” but only if the nuclear waste is managed properly. Vanderbilt is leading a multi-university consortium of engineers and scientists who have learned a lot during the last ten years about how to handle nuclear waste. By helping the nation through the U.S. Department of Energy find the best ways...

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