Fast Track Award

Prof. Peter Pfeifer received a 2015 FastTrack award, under which the UM Office of Research and Economic Development funds “development, testing, prototype construction, or specific market research” to move university inventions further down the commercial pipeline, http://www.umsystem.edu/ums/aa/fundingopps/fasttrack. The $50,000 award is for an upgrade of the adsorbed natural gas tank for low-pressure storage on next-generation […]

GE and MU Researchers Developing At-Home Refueling Station for NG Vehicles

Goal of ARPA-E project to achieve 10X reduction in station costs and cut re-fueling time for Natural Gas (NG) vehicles from a whole work day to under one hour.

Developing unique approach to re-fueling that would replace more expensive and complex compressor technologies used today

Initial focus will be on re-fueling stations for fleet vehicles, […]