“Solar Slider” charges EVs at UCSD

Engineers for a Sustainable World’s UCSD chapter students pose for photographers at UCSD Jacobs School of Engineering, for the “First Launch Ceremony” of the SunEdison awarded grant project called the “Solar Slider”, used to charge campus electric vehicles and personal electronics.

Solar Slider debut at UCSD

Wipomo sponsored the unveiling of ESW’s “Solar Slider” electric vehicle and charging station at UCSD. The “Solar Slider” popped pop-corn and cotton candy for students between classes, to demonstrate solar power generation and energy storage, in a park setting.

Wipomo presents at ASME

Below are two abstracts for projects he is presenting at ASME 2012 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, November 9-15, Houston, Texas. (See Track 6, Section 6-9-2 ‘Distributed Generation and CCHP’)APPLICATION OF AN ADVANCED SIMULATION MODEL TO A MICRO-CHP ORC-BASED SYSTEM FOR ULTRA-LOW GRADE HEAT RECOVERY Davide Ziviani, Asfaw Beyene¹, and Mauro Venturini²This paper presents the …

ESW Solar Tree Project at UCSD

The Engineers for a Sustainable World “Solar Tree Project” initial design document lists Charlie Johnson as an advisor, on behalf of Wipomo and as an elected board member of the San Diego Renewable Energy Society (SDRES). ESW Solar Tree Poster

21 Gun Salute: EMF

Given that the near and long term trends favor rapid adoption of wireless power in transportation and charging personal electronics, what do we know about EMF as it relates to health and safety? (See our Grants section for  Wireless Power applications in San Diego.) At low energy wavelength, microwaves can pass right through a human body to …

ESW on CarTalk for “Green Island” at UCSD

Joseph Ocampo takes the Green Island project to radio on CarTalk, to promote sustainability education for renewable energy and electric vehicles at UCSD. With help from Kurt Lund (SDRES, UCSD PE) and Charlie Johnson (SDRES, Wipomo), the Engineer’s for a Sustainable World take a victory lap for their grant awarded project for on-campus off-grid, solar powered, …

ESW / UCSD awarded a SunEdison grant

The Engineer’s for a Sustainable World (ESW) chapter at UCSD was awarded a grant by SunEdison to build a “Green Island” off-grid electric vehicle and personal electronics charging station, to be used to by the students and staff, as part of a renewable energy education campaign to support UCSD’s campus green initiative.Charlie Johnson, on behalf of Wipomo, …