Smith's theory of pore-scale transport to enable improved flow batteries
In a new paper, Kyle Smith, assistant professor of mechanical science and engineering, developed a new theory to predict how fluid flow affects the ability of molecules in a flow battery to react at the surfaces of porous electrodes.
News | November 21, 2019
11/21/2019 | HPC Wire
The National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign won Best Academic/Government collaboration as part of the annual HPCwire Editors’ Choice Awards, at the 2019 International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC19), in Denver, Colorado.
11/20/2019 | Crain's Detroit Business
Shahid Khan, the president and CEO of auto supplier Flex-N-Gate, wants America’s middle class to return. In a speech in Detroit, where he opened a manufacturing plant in 2018, he lauded President Trump’s trade policy and tax cuts but questioned his immigration stance. Khan immigrated to the U.S. in 1967 at age 16 to study engineering at the U. of I. He worked at Flex-N-Gate during his college years and bought the company in 1980.
11/19/2019 | News-Gazette
Five years after it opened, the $98 million Electrical and Computer Engineering Building at the University of Illinois has been awarded “platinum” certification under the LEED environmental rating system.