March 2012

On March 6, the Director of the Transportation Energy Center, Bob Carling, spoke on opportunities and challenges in transportation energy at the Satellite Kick-off Symposium for I2CNER: The International Institute for Carbon-Neutral Energy Research. Held at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the event lasted two days and featured speakers from national laboratories, academia, industry,…

February 2012

Senior manager of the Livermore Valley Open Campus, Andy McIlroy, presented a poster at the Industry-National Laboratory Workshop on Materials for Energy held at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory from January 30-February 1. The poster, entitled “Clean and Efficient Combustion for Energy Security,” was featured in the session on Energy: grid, carbon capture/sequestration, and combustion. On February…

CRF Researchers answer Alan Alda's Flame Challenge

Last month, Alan Alda posed a challenge to scientists and researchers in Science magazine: Can you explain what a flame is in a way that 11-year-olds will understand?  Entries could take any shape–prose, poetry, videos, cartoons and more! CRF researchers Guilhem Lacaze, Judit Zador, and Jens Prager got together to answer the challenge with their…