Hagelstein and team aim at harnessing heat for generating electricity

As reported by the MIT News Office, Nov. 18, 2009 ("Turning heat to electricity") EECS faculty member and principal investigator in the Research Laboratory of Electronics, (RLE), Peter Hagelstein, and EECS graduate student Dennis Wu, have been researching ways to harvest much of the wasted heat that occurs in everything from computer chips to car engines and electric power plants and turn it into usable electricity.


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