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    • Harvesting Solar and Thermal Energy with Photonic Nanostructures 

      Han, Sang Eon (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-01-19)
      The energy and environmental challenges we face today require a radical transformation of energy conversion and storage systems to make them highly efficient, environmentally friendly, and inexpensive. Nanotechnology can ...
    • High energy density direct methanol fuel cells 

      Kim, Hyea (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-11-08)
      The goal of this dissertation was to create a new class of DMFC targeted at high energy density and low loss for small electronic devices. In order for the DMFC to efficiently use all its fuel, with a minimum of balance ...
    • How much (execution) time and energy does my algorithm cost? 

      Vuduc, Richard W. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-08-24)
      When designing an algorithm or performance-tuning code, is time-efficiency (e.g., operations per second) the same as energy-efficiency (e.g., operations per Joule)? Why or why not? To answer these questions, we posit a ...
    • Influence of Spark Energy, Spark Number, and Flow Velocity on Detonation Initiation in a Hydrocarbon-fueled PDE 

      Schild, Ilissa Brooke (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2005-11-22)
      Pulsed Detonation Engines (PDEs) have the potential to revolutionize fight by better utilizing the chemical energy content of reactive fuel/air mixtures over conventional combustion processes. Combustion by a super-sonic ...
    • Iran Nuclear Deal: Triumph of Diplomacy or Dangerous Precedent? 

      Carlson, Lonnie; Garver, John; Hayes, Jarrod; Hertel, Nolan E.; Kosal, Margaret E.; Rubin, Lawrence (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-09-09)
      The Nuclear Deal with Iran has generated a lot of buzz over the past several months. But what does it entail? Why are some happy with the deal and others not? What are the risks and rewards for such a deal? If you have ...
    • Ivan Allen College 10th Anniversary Founder’s Day 

      Peterson, G. P. (George P.); Knoespel, Kenneth J.; Amekudzi, Adjo; Berry, Roberta M.; Best, Michael L.; Bowman, Kirk; Brown, Marilyn A.; Cozzens, Susan E.; DiSalvo, Carl; Etienne, Harley; Goodman, Seymour E.; Harrell, Fox; Nobles, Gregory H.; Royster, Jacqueline J.; Stulberg, Adam N. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-03-15)
    • Lithium-ion battery systems: a process flow and systems framework designed for use in the development of life cycle energy model 

      Arora, Yukti (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-01-08)
      The use of Lithium-ion batteries in the automotive industry has increased tremendously in the last few years. The anticipated increase in demand of lithium to power electric and hybrid cars has prompted researchers to ...
    • Mechanical pulping by fractionation after low energy refining 

      St. Laurent, James M.; Rudie, Alan W.; Shakhet, Alexander R. (Atlanta, Georgia : the Institute,Georgia Institute of Technology, 1993-10)
    • Microarchitectural techniques to reduce energy consumption in the memory hierarchy 

      Ghosh, Mrinmoy (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-04-03)
      This thesis states that dynamic profiling of the memory reference stream can improve energy and performance in the memory hierarchy. The research presented in this theses provides multiple instances of using lightweight ...
    • Modeling performance and power for energy-efficient GPGPU computing 

      Hong, Sunpyo (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-11-12)
      The objective of the proposed research is to develop an analytical model that predicts performance and power for many-core architecture and further propose a mechanism, which leverages the analytical model, to enable ...
    • The Moral Equivalent of War: Energy Rhetoric during the Carter Years 

      Honeycutt, Lee; Brown, Marilyn A. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-01-22)
      Many people attribute the failure of Jimmy Carter's forward-looking 1977 national energy plan to opposition from entrenched corporate powers, but the plan's fate also relates to the changing role of rhetoric in the American ...
    • Nanotechnology and the Millennium Development Goals: Energy, Water, and Agri-food 

      Cortes Lobo, Rodrigo; Cozzens, Susan E.; Soumonni, Ougundiran; Woodson, Thomas (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-09-15)
      We analyzed the progress in pro-poor nanotechnology applications in energy, water, and agrifood sectors in achieving the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). We considered the results from an international panel of ...
    • Novel applications of nanotechnology in medicine and green energy 

      Hayden, Steven C. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-01-10)
      The development of techniques for colloidal nanoparticle synthesis has allowed scientists to fabricate materials that can manipulate light on a scale that is small even compared to the wavelength of the light itself. This ...
    • OS support for heterogeneous memory 

      Kannan, Sudarsun (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-07-29)
      To address the 'memory wall' problem of future systems, vendors are creating heterogeneous memory structures, supplementing DRAM with on-chip stacked 3D-RAM and high capacity non-volatile memory (NVM). Each of these ...
    • Perspectives on Energy, Resources, and Sustainability 

      Rousseau, Ronald W. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-04-28)
      National economies exhibit a strong linkage to the availability of affordable energy. Their growth usually is fed by aspirations for an improved standard of living, and it often relies on exploitation of natural resources. ...
    • Photovoltaic Systems and Grid Integration 

      Begovic, Miroslav (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-04-01)
      Worldwide consumption of electricity is expected to nearly double over the next two-and-a-half decades. International Energy Agency (IEA) predicts that meeting this demand for power will require over 5,000 GW of new ...
    • Power and performance modeling for high-performance computing algorithms 

      Choi, Jee Whan (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-04-08)
      The overarching goal of this thesis is to provide an algorithm-centric approach to analyzing the relationship between time, energy, and power. This research is aimed at algorithm designers and performance tuners so that ...
    • Power Management in Disruption Tolerant Networks 

      Jun, Hyewon (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-11-14)
      Disruption Tolerant Networks (DTNs) are mobile wireless networks that are designed to work in highly-challenged environments where the density of nodes is insufficient to support direct end-to-end communication. Recent ...
    • Power to the People 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Hunt, William D.; Fuller, Thomas; El-Dogg, Eldon (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-05-19)
      Tom Fuller of the Georgia Tech Research Institute and the School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering will join us to discuss recent advances in fuel cell and battery technology
    • Science for Energy Sustainability 

      Brinkman, William (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-02-06)
      There is increasing evidence that our climate is changing and that mankind is responsible for some of the changes. In this talk I will briefly review this evidence and then discuss the activities we started at the Department ...