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Images of particles made from a promising battery cathode material called NMC

Precourt Institute requests research proposals from Stanford energy faculty

The Precourt Institute for Energy works to build Stanford’s capacity to conduct high-impact research across the full range of energy conversions and uses, as well as improve the legal and regulatory environments that affect deployment of energy technologies. This request for proposals is open to Stanford faculty performing new research in energy in the following areas:

  1. Game-Changing Energy Concepts, with particular interest in: Energy Device and Systems Integration; Cooling; Energy Storage; and Big Data
  2. Access to Affordable and Clean Energy for Developing Economies
  3. Global Carbon Management – Negative Emissions and CO2 Utilization
  4. Innovations in Public Policy


A letter of intent to submit is due on March 15, 2018, and full proposals are due on April 5, 2018. The full RFP document can be downloaded (PDF) here.

We look forward to receiving your latest ideas in addressing these important energy challenges. 

If you have any questions, contact: Dr. Jennifer Milne (