Tag: mechanical engineering

Proposed system could provide fresh water and reduce energy costs worldwide

Proposed system could provide fresh water and reduce energy costs worldwide

May 23, 2017  |  Comments
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Researchers say clean drinking water and energy cost savings might be achieved by co-locating hydro energy storage systems with reverse osmosis desalination plants.

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Mechanical engineering professor wins competition to present at prestigious conference

Mechanical engineering professor wins competition to present at prestigious conference

May 19, 2017  |  Comments
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Sangwoo Shin has won the Hawaiʻi competition to present at the prestigious Falling Walls Conference in Berlin, Germany, later this year.

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Water filtering technology would use 1000-times less energy than conventional methods

Water filtering technology would use 1000-times less energy than conventional methods

May 16, 2017  |  2 Comments
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A team led by UH Mānoa’s Sangwoo Shin has found a promising, inexpensive way to clean water using carbon dioxide—the study was published in Nature Communications.

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How bright is the future of space food?

How bright is the future of space food?

February 23, 2017  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa student Aleca Borsuk’s work with ancient grains may help feed future missions to Mars.

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Engineering professor recognized with $500,000 national Early Career Award

Engineering professor recognized with $500,000 national Early Career Award

January 14, 2016  |  2 Comments
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Jingjing Li, a UH Mānoa mechanical engineering assistant professor, received the National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Award.

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