News From the Field
UCLA Solution to Chemical Mystery Could Yield More Efficient Hydrogen Cars
February 27, 2008
Researchers at the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science, using molecular dynamics simulations, have solved a decade-old mystery, and their findings could eventually lead to commercially practical designs of storage materials for use in hydrogen vehicles. Their research was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on March 4, 2008.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency that supports fundamental research and education across all fields of science and engineering. In fiscal year (FY) 2016, its budget is $7.5 billion. NSF funds reach all 50 states through grants to nearly 2,000 colleges, universities and other institutions. Each year, NSF receives more than 48,000 competitive proposals for funding and makes about 12,000 new funding awards. NSF also awards about $626 million in professional and service contracts yearly.
Get News Updates by Email
Useful NSF Web Sites:
NSF Home Page: https://www.nsf.gov
NSF News: https://www.nsf.gov/news/
For the News Media: https://www.nsf.gov/news/newsroom.jsp
Science and Engineering Statistics: https://www.nsf.gov/statistics/
Awards Searches: https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/