Nanotechnology Now







Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


DHgate

Home > Press > Stevens Dr. Shi Presented at Energy Harvesting and Storage USA Conference

Dr. Yong Shi
Dr. Yong Shi

Abstract:
Dr. Yong Shi of Stevens Institute of Technology delivered a keynote presentation on Tuesday, November 16 regarding his research of Piezoelectric Energy Harvesters at the Energy Harvesting and Storage USA 2010 Conference in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Stevens Dr. Shi Presented at Energy Harvesting and Storage USA Conference

Hoboken, NJ | Posted on November 20th, 2010

The talk, "Mechanical Energy Scavenging Using Piezoelectric Fibers," discussed the development of a new kind of high voltage and power output nanogenerator based on patented piezoelectric (PZT) nanofiber technology. The nanogenerator was fabricated in the Active Nanomaterials and Devices Laboratory and Micro Device Laboratory at Stevens, The Innovation University™. Dr. Shi's National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded research was previously featured in Nanoletters in a paper titled "1.6 V Nanogenerator for Mechanical Energy Harvesting Using PZT Nanofibers."

A brief overview of the paper has been published online at: buzz.stevens.edu/index.php/nanoletters-yong-shi-nanogenerator

PZT nanofibers convert mechanical energy from movement into electricity, eliminating the need for batteries. For example, the nanogenerators can provide uninterrupted power to pacemakers or nanodevices carried in the bloodstream, relying only on blood pressure and body movement to provide a charge. The technology can be used in a variety of applications, including wireless sensors, personal electronics, implantable bio-sensors, and bio-actuators. The low-cost, flexible nanogenerator can also be packaged in bio-compatible polymer and embedded in clothing in order to harvest the motion energy of human body to charge battery for devices such as mp3 players and cell phones. "We are excited about the concept reported here in designing the PZT nanofiber-based nanogenerator and its immediate technological applicability in a broad range of disciplines," Dr. Shi says.

Dr. Shi describes the fundamentals of the PZT nanogenerators in a video interview: www.youtube.com/watch?v=aNSROQpc5Vw

The latest news about Dr. Shi's research on nanogenerators, as well as information about the Nanotechnology Graduate Program at Stevens, on the Active Materials and Devices Laboratory Web site: www.stevens.edu/nanodevices/

####

For more information, please click here

Copyright © Stevens Institute of Technology

If you have a comment, please Contact us.

Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

News and information

GS7 Graphene Sensor maybe Solution in Fight Against Cancer January 25th, 2015

Toyocolor to Launch New Carbon Nanotube Materials at nano tech 2015 January 24th, 2015

NANOPOSTER 2015 - 5th Virtual Nanotechnology Conference - call for abstracts January 24th, 2015

Nanosensor Used for Simultaneous Determination of Effective Tea Components January 24th, 2015

Possible Futures

GS7 Graphene Sensor maybe Solution in Fight Against Cancer January 25th, 2015

Nanotechnology in Energy Applications Market Research Report 2014-2018: Radiant Insights, Inc January 15th, 2015

'Mind the gap' between atomically thin materials December 23rd, 2014

A novel method for identifying the body’s ‘noisiest’ networks November 19th, 2014

Academic/Education

Rice's Naomi Halas to direct Smalley Institute: Optics pioneer will lead Rice's multidisciplinary science institute January 15th, 2015

SUNY Board Appoints Dr. Alain Kaloyeros as Founding President of SUNY Polytechnic Institute January 13th, 2015

CNSE's Smart System Technology & Commercialization Center Successfully Recertifies as ISO 9001:2008 January 12th, 2015

SUNY Poly Now Accepting Applications to the Colleges of Nanoscale Science and Engineering for Fall 2015: Full Scholarships Available to Incoming CNSE Students January 7th, 2015

Nanomedicine

Teijin to Participate in Nano Tech 2015 January 22nd, 2015

2nd International Conference on Infectious Diseases & Nanomedicine (December 15-18, 2015, Kathmandu, NEPAL) January 22nd, 2015

Anti-microbial coatings with a long-term effect for surfaces – presentation at nano tech 2015 in Japan January 21st, 2015

A spoonful of sugar in silver nanoparticles to regulate their toxicity January 21st, 2015

Sensors

GS7 Graphene Sensor maybe Solution in Fight Against Cancer January 25th, 2015

Nanosensor Used for Simultaneous Determination of Effective Tea Components January 24th, 2015

Iranian Scientists Produce Graphene-Based Oxygen Sensor January 23rd, 2015

Graphene brings quantum effects to electronic circuits January 22nd, 2015

Announcements

GS7 Graphene Sensor maybe Solution in Fight Against Cancer January 25th, 2015

Toyocolor to Launch New Carbon Nanotube Materials at nano tech 2015 January 24th, 2015

NANOPOSTER 2015 - 5th Virtual Nanotechnology Conference - call for abstracts January 24th, 2015

Nanosensor Used for Simultaneous Determination of Effective Tea Components January 24th, 2015

Energy

New technique helps probe performance of organic solar cell materials January 23rd, 2015

Transparent artificial nacre: A brick wall at the nanoscale January 22nd, 2015

Teijin to Participate in Nano Tech 2015 January 22nd, 2015

The path to artificial photosynthesis: HZB researchers describe efficient manganese catalyst capable of converting light to chemical energy January 21st, 2015

Events/Classes

Toyocolor to Launch New Carbon Nanotube Materials at nano tech 2015 January 24th, 2015

NANOPOSTER 2015 - 5th Virtual Nanotechnology Conference - call for abstracts January 24th, 2015

New conductive coatings for flexible touchscreens – presentation at nano tech 2015 in Japan January 22nd, 2015

Teijin to Participate in Nano Tech 2015 January 22nd, 2015

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE



  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More










ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project







© Copyright 1999-2015 7th Wave, Inc. All Rights Reserved PRIVACY POLICY :: CONTACT US :: STATS :: SITE MAP :: ADVERTISE