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Summer 23 Appalachian Energy Summit

I was pleased to attend this summer’s Appalachian Energy Summit in Boone, North Carolina, where Nils Horneff presented on some of the work he has done for Water Bros Desalination. Nils comes to us from KIT in Germany as part … Continue reading

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Spring 2023 Graduation

May graduation was a big deal as Abby, Allison, Alex, Brad, Kyle and Nic all graduated. Water Bros very own Abby McConnel was featured as graduation speaker and delivered a great speech. https://engr.charlotte.edu/news/2023-05-11/advice-commencement-speaker-abby-mcconnell-first-year-niners We also had our typical end of … Continue reading

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North Carolina Renewable Ocean Energy 2023 Symposium

It was good to be back in person for the 2023 North Carolina Renewable Ocean Energy Program research symposium in late March. I was honored to receive the 2023 Edge Award for leadership in advancing marine energy because this group … Continue reading

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A Return to Robot Inspecting

March was a busy month, but I was glad to be able to return to volunteering with the FIRST Roboics Competition at the District Event in Mecklenburg County (Mar 17-19). Luckily the yellow hat and the lead robot inspector vest … Continue reading

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Waves to Water…One Year Later

A nice writeup about the 4 teams in the Waves to Water DRINK Stage finale and link to a great video about the prize. https://www.energy.gov/eere/water/articles/one-year-later-finalists-reflect-waves-water-prize

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End of the semester festivities

It was good to have some students and alums over food and games as the fall semester came to a close. On the games front, we learned a bit about wombats, gambled with a middle schooler, and Matt Calvin remained … Continue reading

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Waves to Water DRINK Stage Finale Pictures

The Waves to Water Communications team has posted a Flickr galley of the DRINK stage finale. There are some great pictures in there, like this one of Landon and me talking device recovery with the NREL team.https://www.flickr.com/photos/nrel/sets/72177720299196451/

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