Stevens Institute of Technology

Solar Decathlon: NY City Tech Tackles Major Storm Housing (Video)

Originally published on 1Sun4All. The team from New York City College of Technology (City Tech) started with a concept to provide a uniquely New York solution to emergency housing after catastrophic storms for its US Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2015 competition house. Its DURA Home—an acronym for Diverse, Urban, Resilient, and Adaptable—is designed to be brought … [continued]

Stevens Solar Decathlon SURE HOUSE is Superstorm Ready (Video)

Originally published on 1Sun4All. The student team from Stevens Institute of Technology (SIT) says the SURE HOUSE — their contest entry for the US Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2015 — is not only a student design project; after being built, it will be rigorously tested, extensively toured, and finally lived in. And this isn’t their first solar-powered … [continued]

End of Battery Nightmare for U.S. Soldiers

Disposable batteries have been called a “logistical nightmare” by the U.S. Army, and for good reason. With the increasing use of electronic gear, today’s foot soldier has to carry more batteries and the weight adds up. The Defense Advanced Projects Research Agency has been actively seeking a solution in the form of portable fuel cells, and now students at the Stevens Institute of Technology are working on a