Graduate automotive technology education in energy storage systems - GATE Penn State

D. Streit, C. Y. Wang, C. Bakis, C. Randall, M. Lanagan, R. Tallon, J. Anstrom, D. Jonassen, R. Marra, J. Wakhungu

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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 languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)534-541
Number of pages8
JournalInternational Journal of Continuing Engineering Education and Life-Long Learning
Issue number4-6
StatePublished - 2001

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Education
  • General Engineering


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