MIT Technology Review has selected UT scientist Rebecca Saive for its annual list of ‘Innovators Under 35’, a list that has included people such as Mark Zuckerberg. The assistant professor in the Inorganic Materials Science group was chosen thanks to her invention which makes solar cells more efficient.
Solar Team Twente will start racing in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge this Sunday. Their solar car shows that it’s possible to build vehicles powered ‘by the sun’, but can the technology revolutionize transport? Monica Morales Masis, UT scientist and an expert on solar cells materials, explains why she believes that we will all be driving solar cars one day and what the drawbacks could be.
Solar-hydrogen technologies could provide the sustainable energy source of the future. How do we ensure that they are used in our everyday lives? Together with experts from all over the world, UT researcher David Fernandez Rivas answers this question - in an article that made it onto the October cover of the prestigious journal Energy & Environmental Science.