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Montana Tech Awarded Power Systems Research Grant


Drs. Matt Donnelly and Dan Trudnowski of the Electrical Engineering Department at Montana Tech have been awarded a research grant from the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science, under Award Number: DE-SC0012671 to study futuristic power systems. The grant is in partnership with the University of Wyoming and titled, “Atmosphere to Grid: Addressing Barriers to Energy Conversion and Delivery.”

Montana Tech’s award is $670,000 over three years. “We are very excited and thankful for the opportunity to work with the University of Wyoming and the Department of Energy, Office of Science, on this project,” noted Trudnowski. Montana Tech’s team will research methodologies for operating and controlling futuristic grids. The grant will support faculty, research engineers, and students in conducting the research.

For more information, please contact Dr. Dan Trudnowski at 406-496-4681 or Dr. Matt Donnelly at 406-496-4846.