Researchers in Brown’s School of Engineering are developing next-generation renewable energy technologies, advancing energy efficiency in computing and finding new ways to detect and clean contaminants in the environment. Full Article
Prof. Nitin P. PadtureAt its recent meeting, the Brown University Corporation approved the appointment of IMNI Director, Prof. Nitin P. Padture, as the Otis E. Randall University Professor of Engineering, and IMNI Co-Director, Prof. Shouheng Sun, as the Vernon K. Krieble Professor of Chemistry. Full Article
In the solar energy sphere, scientists and economists alike will note that coming up with cheaper, most efficient solar cells is key to the industry's growth. And now, many experts are arguing that an emerging type of technology, known as the "perovskite" solar cell, is the face of the future.