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Renewable Energy Expert to Lead New Federally Funded Satellite Industrial Assessment Center at the University

Ravi Gorthala, Ph.D., will serve as director of the center, which is supported by a $1.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy and is part of a collaboration with the University of Connecticut. The center will help small and medium-sized regional manufacturers reduce their carbon footprint and improve their productivity, and it will provide students with hands-on learning opportunities.