04/15 - CTE Press Release - CTE was selected to receive one of 11 grants announced by Department of Energy’s Fuel Cell Technologies Office (FCTO). As part of this project, CTE will lead the team to develop and demonstrate a conformable, lightweight 700 bar gaseous hydrogen storage system. The project team includes the University of Texas – Center for Electromechanics and High Energy Coil Reservoirs, LLC (HECR). More about CTE can be fournd here.
11/14 - Stepping on the Gas - CEM’s in-home Natural Gas Compressor Project, that is nearing completion, was mentioned in a feature story of SCIENCE Magazine highlighting DOE and ARPA-E’s efforts to enable methane powered vehicles.
05 /14 - Free Piston Controller for Natural Gas Compressor
Under CEM's Department of Energy ARPA-E award, researchers at CEM recently completed and demonstrated a controller for their free piston linear motor compressor
07/13 - UT Participates in the “Formula Sun Grand Prix”
June 29, 2013: Final day of competition open to the public was June 29th, 2013.
07/13 - ARPA-E Natural Gas Compressor Award
July 12th, 2012: DOE ARPA-E announced today that The University of Texas Center for Electromechanics (UT-CEM) will receive a $4.2M award for the development of new natural gas compressor.
06/13 - UT-CEM Hosts Cap Metro Hydrogen Bus Kickoff
Capital Metro, along with the University of Texas Center for Electromechanics (UT-CEM), held a kickoff event to launch the innovative Proterra zero-emission, hydrogen hybrid bus into passenger service.
05/13 - Navigating the Path to an Electric Bus Fleet
As the Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Agency (FTA) continues to invest in clean transportation technologies, the Center for Electromechanics (CEM) is playing an integral role in helping determine the future of transit buses.