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Hybrid Bike: Optimizing Pedal Power (VIDEO)
Published: April 4, 2013

Hybrid Bike: Optimizing Pedal Power (VIDEO) Junior Robert Herman (Mechanical Engineering) is a serial tinkerer. Between Thanksgiving and Christmas, he converted a bicycle into a hybrid electric/pedal bike to manage the five miles of hilly terrain between his home in Coventry and the UConn campus. “I was tired of pedaling all the time.  Initially, I […]

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Smart Robotic Drones Advance Science
Published: October 24, 2012

  By Colin Poitras Dr. Chengyu Cao sees a day in the not-so-distant future when intelligent robots will be working alongside humans on a wide range of important tasks from advancing science, to performing deep sea rescues, to monitoring our natural habitats. It’s a bold leap from the pre-programmed factory robots and remote-controlled drones we […]

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Exploring Solar Energy at UConn
Published: October 24, 2012

Exploring Solar Energy at UConn After a nearly 40-year hiatus from the University of Connecticut, solar panels have returned to the School of Engineering with the installation over the summer of two new 3.3 kW panels at the Center for Clean Energy Engineering (C2E2) on UConn’s Depot Campus. The novel hybrid photovoltaic (PV) power system, […]

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