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SMARTFARM: Changing What's Possible for Agriculture

Technical developments anticipated from ARPA-E’s Energy SMARTFARM (Systems for Monitoring and Analytics for Renewable Transportation Fuel from Agricultural Resources and Management) program will simultaneously promote greater profitability for farmers and greater environmental sustainability for our planet. We will have our cake and eat it too.

The ARPA-E Fellows Program: A Look Back with Former Fellow Dr. Mike Campos

From 2017 to 2019, Dr. Michael Campos was an ARPA-E Fellow, focused on geothermal energy, advanced materials, and addressing the second “valley of death” in technology commercialization. Dr. Campos received his PhD in Chemistry from Columbia University, where he studied the synthesis and surface chemistry of colloidal quantum dots for applications including lighting, displays, and photovoltaics.

Recent ARPA-E News

October 2, 2019

The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) announced up to $35 million in new funding on Wednesday at the Innovation XLab: Artificial Intelligence Summit in Chicago, IL, for the development of tools and systems that will enable reduced expense and increased flexibility in the operation and maintenance at nuclear power plants.

September 12, 2019

The U.S. Department of Energy today announced $26 million in funding for 13 projects as part of the Aerodynamic Turbines, Lighter and Afloat, with Nautical Technologies and Integrated Servo-control (ATLANTIS) program. These teams will develop new technologies for floating, offshore wind turbines (FOWTs) using the discipline of control co-design (CCD).

June 10, 2019

The Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) will host its 10th Energy Innovation Summit from July 8-10, 2019, at the Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center in Aurora, Colorado.

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