645 Nanomaterials for Thermal-to-Electric Conversion

Thursday, November 20, 2014: 8:30 AM
International 4 (Marriott Marquis Atlanta)
More than 80% of current world energy needs are met through fossil fuels and more than 60% of this energy is released to the environment as "waste heat". Recent efforts to convert either solar-thermal or waste heat energy into electricity will be presented here, along with present challenges and opportunities.

Nanomaterials for Energy Applications

Prashant Nagpal
Email: nagpalp@Colorado.EDU

Sang Eon Han
Email: sehan@unm.edu

8:48 AM
(645b) Metal Organic Heat Carrier Nanofluids
Satish Nune, B. Peter McGrail, Andy J. Zwoster, Jeromy Jenks, Paul F. Martin, Liem Dang and Harsha Annapureddy

9:24 AM
(645d) Interface Engineering for High Performance Thermo-Electric Nanocomposites
Ayaskanta Sahu, Nelson Coates, Jason Forster, Boris Russ, Jeffrey Urban and Rachel A. Segalman