A new graduate program has been established at Penn State University in the area of in-vehicle, high-power, energy storage systems. A curriculum supporting the educational focus of batteries, ultra-capacitors, and flywheels is described. The need for broad partnership is discussed. GATE Penn State benefits that are provided to a broad range of existing and potential partners, as depicted in Figure 1, are also discussed. Unique to this centre is a hybrid and electric vehicle educational continuum that has been established, spanning from early elementary to graduate school. The GATE Center was established with funding from the US Department of Energy.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||8|
|Journal||International Journal of Continuing Engineering Education and Life-Long Learning|
|State||Published - 2001|
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