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Title: The Fluid Interface Reactions Structures and Transport (FIRST) EFRC (A "Life at the Frontiers of Energy Research" contest entry from the 2011 Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs) Summit and Forum)

"The Fluid Interface Reactions, Structures and Transport (FIRST) EFRC" was submitted by FIRST to the "Life at the Frontiers of Energy Research" video contest at the 2011 Science for Our Nation's Energmore »y Future: Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs) Summit and Forum. Twenty-six EFRCs created short videos to highlight their mission and their work. FIRST, an EFRC directed by David J. Wesolowski at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory is a partnership of scientists from nine institutions: Oak Ridge National Laboratory (lead), Argonne National Laboratory, Drexel University, Georgia State University, Pennsylvania State University, Vanderbilt University, University of California Davis and Riverside, University of Delaware and University of Minnesota. The Office of Basic Energy Sciences in the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science established the 46 Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs) in 2009. These collaboratively-organized centers conduct fundamental research focused on 'grand challenges' and use-inspired 'basic research needs' recently identified in major strategic planning efforts by the scientific community. The overall purpose is to accelerate scientific progress toward meeting the nation's critical energy challenges. The mission of Fluid Interface Reactions, Structures and Transport (FIRST) Center is 'to develop quantitative and predictive models of the unique nanoscale environment at fluid-solid interfaces that will enable transformational advances in electrical energy storage and heterogeneous catalysis for solar fuels.' Research topics are: catalysis (biomass, CO2, water), electrocatalysis, photocatalysis, photoelectrocatalysis, solar fuels, solar electrodes, electrical energy storage, batteries, capacitors, battery electrodes, electrolytes, extreme environment, CO2 (convert), greenhouse gas, microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), interfacial characterization, matter by design, novel materials synthesis, and charge transport.« less
Title: The Fluid Interface Reactions Structures and Transport (FIRST) EFRC (A "Life at the Frontiers of Energy Research" contest entry from the 2011 Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs) Summit and Forum)
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Publication Date: 2011-05-01
OSTI Identifier: 1027993
Other Number(s): TRN: US201122%%739
Resource Type: Multimedia
Resource Relation: Related Information: Learn more about FIRST at http://science.energy.gov/bes/efrc/centers/first/. See "Life at the Frontiers of Energy Research" contest information, including links to all the entries, at http://www.energyfrontier.us/video-contest.
Research Org: Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States). Fluid Interface Reactions, Structures and Transport (FIRST) Center; Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States); Univ. of Delaware, Newark, DE (United States); Drexel Univ., Philadelphia, PA (United States); Univ. of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (United States); Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA (United States); Vanderbilt Univ., Nashville, TN (United States); Univ. of California, Riverside, CA (United States); Univ. of California, Davis, CA (United States); Georgia State Univ., Atlanta, GA (United States)
Sponsoring Org: USDOE Office of Science (SC) Office of Basic Energy Sciences (SC-22). Energy Frontier Research Center (EFRC)
Subject: 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE ; 25 ENERGY STORAGE ; 77 NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY ; ENERGY ; ENERGY STORAGE ; PLANNING ; RESEARCH PROGRAMS ; SOLAR ENERGY ; ORNL ; FIRST ; ANL ; EFRC ; SCIENCE FOR OUR NATION'S ENERGY FUTURE ; FLUID-SOLID INTERFACE ; COMPUTER SIMULATIONS ; NANOSTRUCTURED AND REACTIVE SUBSTRATES ; IONIC FLOW ; FLUID-MEDIATED SURFACE REACTIONS ; ELECTROCATALYSIS
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 0:03:00
System Entry Date: 2018-06-14