Materials for Energy Storage and Generation

Professor: 
Christopher Murray
School: 
SEAS
Department: 
MSE
Course Code: 
545
Topic: 
Engineering

This course provides an understanding of the major materials issues for current and emerging energy technologies. It includes a classification of materials for energy applications involving generation, transmission and storage of electricity; current and future uses of fossil fuels, with emphasis on higher efficiency uses of fossil fuels and "all electric" applications (e.g. transportation and power generation) and new materials as technology enablers for future energy sources: nuclear, fuel cells, solar, wind.