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Innovation Transfer Grants

Funding Year Name Description Team Members
2015 Fall XStream Trucking Device that covers the gap between the tractor and the trailer of trucks, making trucks more efficient and reducing fuel consumption by 3-5%

Daniel Burrows (MBA), Annissa Alusi (MBA/MS-EIPER), David Folette, Roger LeMesurier, and Prof. Stefan Reichelstein (GSB)

2015 Fall SkyCool Passively reject heat to outer space from residential and commercial buildings to reduce energy consumed for cooling

Aaswath Raman (Research Associate, EE), Eli Goldstein (Postdoc, EE) and Prof. Shanhui Fan (EE)

2015 Fall Iris Photovoltaics Mechanically-stacked perovskite/silicon tandem solar cells

Colin Bailie (PhD, MSE), William Nguyen (PhD, Chemistry) and Prof. Michael McGehee (MSE)

2015 Fall Healyx Solar/battery powered portable therapeutic device

Cameron Hutton (MS, ME), Madeline Sides (MS, ME), Matias Rivera (MBA), Cassie Ludwig (School of Medicine), Tiffany Kung (School of Medicine) and Prof. David Beach (ME)

2015 Spr Cuberg High-performance solid state electrolytes for the next generation lithium-ion batteries

Mauro Pasta (Post Doc, MSE), Richard Wang (PhD, MSE) and Prof. Yi Cui (MSE)

2015 Spr eDROP (OhmConnect) Commercial demand response customer segmentation tools

Siddharth Patel (PhD, CEE), Matt Duesterberg (MS, ME), Curtis Tongue, and Prof. Ram Rajagopal (CEE)

2015 Spr Humblade Miniature ultrasound sensor system for structural monitoring applications

Alex Guo (Post Doc, PhD, EE), Kevin Zheng (PhD, EE), and Prof. Boris Murmann (EE)

2015 Spr ClearMetal Reducing the transportation sector's carbon footprint through predictive demand and optimization of shipping-container logistics

Adam Compain (MBA, GSB), Will Harvey (BS CS; MS MS&E), Diego Canales (BS CS; MS MS&E), and Prof. Seungjin Whang (GSB)

2015 Spr Spark Thermionics A novel thermionic energy converter (TEC) based on a microfabricated architecture

Dan Riley (PhD, Phys), Jared Schwede (PhD, Phys), Nandita Bhaskhar (PhD, EE), and Prof. Roger Howe (EE)

2015 Spr Spectrum Cloud based architectural analysis software platform for real-time sustainability feedback on building design

John Basbagill (Post Doc, PhD, CEE), and Prof. Michael Lepech (CEE)

2015 Spr VISDOM Stanford Energy Visualization and Insight System for Demand Operations and Management

June Flora (CEE), Chin-Woo Tan (CEE), Sam Borgeson (CEE), and Prof. Ram Rajagopal (CEE)

2014 Fall Opus 12 Turning CO2 into fuels and chemicals

Kendra Kuhl (PhD ChemE/SLAC), Etosha Cave (PhD, ME), Nicholas Flanders (MBA/MS E-IPER), and Prof. Tom Jaramillo (ChemE)

2014 Fall Keewi Energy management system targeted towards users seeking control over their electric bills

Jennifer Tsau (MS, CEE), Hedi Razavi (PhD, BioEng), Rommy Joyce (MS, EE), Joe Kendall (MS, Product Design),  Andrew Ging, James Ging, and Prof. Ram Rajagopal (CEE)

2014 Fall PastureMap Transforming agriculture and land management through the mobile cloud based PastureMap platform

Christine Su (MBA/MS E-IPER), Joel Kek (CS), Dapheny Wono, and Prof. Peter Vitousek (Biology)

2014 Fall Vorpal Small, low energy devices for sterilizing liquids using pulsed electric field (PEF) technology

Luke Raymond (PhD, EE), Wei Liang (PhD, EE), and Prof. Juan Rivas-Davila (EE)

2014 Spr Citrine Informatics Big Data / Analytics applied to Sustainable Materials Discovery and Development

Bryce Meredig (MBA, GSB), Greg Mulholland (MBA, GSB) Dr. Kyle Michel and Prof. Jens Norskov (ChemE)

2014 Spr Ceres Imaging Remote Spectral Imaging for Sustainable Ranching and Agriculture

Robbie Bunge (PhD, AA), Ashwin Madgavkar (MBA/MS, GSB/E-IPER), Robert Heilmayr (PhD, E-IPER) and Prof. Peter Vitousek (Biology)

2014 Spr Glow Novel heat pumps

Jake Saper (MBA/MS Environment & Resources), Thomas Hand (MBA), Andreas Zoellner (PhD, ME) and Prof. Gil Masters (CEE)

2014 Spr NexTint Films Low cost organic electrochromic windows

David Abram (PhD, ChemE) and Toby Sachs-Quintana (PhD, MatSci), with Prof. Michael McGehee (MatSci).

2013 Fall NGEN Technologies Energy generating waste water treatment system

Yaniv Scherson (Postdoc, CEE) and Prof. Craig Criddle (CEE)

2013 Fall Aurora Integrated cloud based PV design software

Samuel Adeyemo (MBA, MS E-IPER), Chris Hopper (MBA), Al Karim Lalani (BA, MS, MS&E), Meseker Yohannes (MS, CS), Tomas Tinoco du Rubira (PhD, EE), Haley Sims (BS, Engineering), and Prof. Gil Masters (CEE)

2013 Fall Dragonfly Systems Novel electronics for reducing PV installation cost

Eric Mansfield (MS, MatSci), Andrew Ponec (BS, MatSci), Daniel Maren (BS, CS), Darren Hau (BS, EE), and Prof. Bill Dally (CS).