Navigation Links
NJIT and Chinese Tech Institute join forces for 2013 Solar Decathlon in China
Date:1/18/2013

NJIT and Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT) have formed Team NJHA to compete jointly in the Solar Decathlon China (SD China) competition to be held in Datong, China in August 2013. The selection of teams reflects the international nature of NJIT's program and introduces cross-border collaboration. Twenty-four teams were formed from 37 universities from 13 countries all over the world. NJIT students involved in the project are enrolled at NJIT's College of Architecture and Design.

The Nexus House is the submission of Team NJHA. SD China, an international award-winning program, challenges collegiate teams to design, build and operate solar-powered energy efficient houses. It is co-hosted by China National Energy Administration and the U.S. Department of Energy and organized by Peking University.

Nexus House is a transitional home for families living in areas of China on the brink of rapid urbanization. By introducing up-to-date home technology and functionality while preserving an agrarian sensibility, the Nexus House represents the intersection of rural and urban. Each element of the house has been designed as a hub through which materials such as water, air, and power flow. These multi-functional elements represent original, innovative passive design solutions. The house respects the customs of rural Chinese family life while providing the advantages of smart, contemporary design.

"The students and I are tremendously excited about the competition and we feel our design, which we call Nexus House, is a great opportunity to showcase university talents on the world stage," said NJIT faculty advisor Richard Garber, associate professor and architect. "This past fall, our Chinese partners HIT sent us four students--three architects and a structural engineer--to work with our team. We have also enjoyed the support of the China National Building Materials group in Shanghai."

In 2011, COAD partnered with Rutgers-The State Univ
'/>"/>

Contact: Sheryl Weinstein
973-596-3436
New Jersey Institute of Technology
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. The first genome sequence of Chinese plum provides important resource for fruit improvement
2. Chinese scientists discover evidence of giant pandas population history and local adaptation
3. Chinese scientists discover MVK mutations associated with DSAP
4. Chinese scientists successfully crack the genome of diploid cotton
5. University of Leeds and Chinese Academy of Sciences join forces
6. Tongue analysis software uses ancient Chinese medicine to warn of disease
7. UTSA engineer Hai-Chao Han named Fellow of Medical and Biological Engineering Institute
8. Desert Research Institute scientist selected to help guide next USGS, NASA Landsat Mission
9. Desert Research Institute utilizing IBM big data analytics to assist Nevadas growth strategy
10. The Sackler Institute unveils a global research agenda for nutrition science
11. U of M to lead international virtual institute studying climatic and human effects on Earth
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/27/2015)... ATLANTA , April 27, 2015  For more ... and trade show has been the premier worldwide event ... Systems 2015 is a must-attend event for any local, ... insight into the emerging commercial markets and current applications ... and innovations of this projected $48 billion industry, and ...
(Date:4/27/2015)... OXFORD, Conn. , Apr. 27, 2015 ... "Company"), a biometric authentication company focused on the growing ... will commence shipping to pre-order customers the first week ... pre-orders through the month of May. ... is a significant milestone for the company as Wocket® ...
(Date:4/27/2015)... 2015 Profile Solutions, Inc. (OTC: PSIQ), a ... is pleased to announce that Dr Gerry Bedore ... member of its scientific advisory board. ... thought leader in technology-enhanced learning models. He was a ... published studies and books focused on online student success ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):UNMANNED SYSTEMS 2015: Largest International Conference and Trade Show for the Drone and Unmanned Technology Industry 2UNMANNED SYSTEMS 2015: Largest International Conference and Trade Show for the Drone and Unmanned Technology Industry 3UNMANNED SYSTEMS 2015: Largest International Conference and Trade Show for the Drone and Unmanned Technology Industry 4UNMANNED SYSTEMS 2015: Largest International Conference and Trade Show for the Drone and Unmanned Technology Industry 5Wocket, the Smartest Wallet You Will Ever Own, Announces Shipment to Pre-order Customers 2Wocket, the Smartest Wallet You Will Ever Own, Announces Shipment to Pre-order Customers 3Profile Solutions Names Medicinal Cannabis, Agriculture and Technology Expert Dr. Gerry Bedore to its Scientific Advisory Board 2Profile Solutions Names Medicinal Cannabis, Agriculture and Technology Expert Dr. Gerry Bedore to its Scientific Advisory Board 3Profile Solutions Names Medicinal Cannabis, Agriculture and Technology Expert Dr. Gerry Bedore to its Scientific Advisory Board 4
... thrive in extreme situations---surviving on toxic chemicals, for instance. ... the American Chemical Society (JACS) May 25, University of ... that: by harnessing other potentially harmful chemicals known as ... , Such insights could lead to new ways of ...
... determined the first detailed molecular images of a piece of ... host cells and initiate the first stages of infection. The ... may help scientists learn new details about how the virus ... potential weak points that can be exploited by novel antiviral ...
... Albert Einstein College of Medicine have discovered a novel ... soon be able to resist the effects of antibiotics ... microbes, including Shigella and E. coli, are rapidly becoming ... led by Dr. John S. Blanchard, the Dan Danciger ...
Cached Biology News:A radical solution for environmental pollution 2Learning how SARS spikes its quarry 2Learning how SARS spikes its quarry 3Einstein researchers identify new way that bacteria develop resistance to antibiotics 2
(Date:4/28/2015)... 2015 The Pistoia Alliance, a global, ... to lower barriers to innovation in R&D, has announced ... , The Ontologies Mapping project has been set up ... ontology management in life sciences R&D. The project will ... guidelines, tools and services to enable the universal application ...
(Date:4/28/2015)... 2015 uBiome, Inc. has announced ... provide clinical tests based on its unique microbial ... startup sparked the era of microbiome-based personalized medicine ... accessible information about their own bodies using the ... microbiome. uBiome has gathered millions of data points ...
(Date:4/28/2015)... More than 50% of patients with ... over the course of their disease, and clinicians are ... the disease progresses. ReachMD , the 24/7 health ... a series dedicated to PD psychosis, featuring interviews and ... and psychiatric conditions. , The new series titled ...
(Date:4/28/2015)... April 28, 2015 IMS is ... bring it to the web and provide greater ... user friendly reporting metrics increase data warehouse’s utility; ... convenient recall and access “on-the-go” makes data analysis ... using client feedback to assist in repository analytics ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Pistoia Alliance Announces Start of Ontologies Mapping Project 2uBiome Launches Clinical Laboratory 2ReachMD Launches Series Focusing on Parkinson’s Disease Psychosis 2
... Wis. Berbee Information Networks Corporation , a ... & Solutions LLC for an undisclosed sum. , ,Berbee said ... firm, bringing it to about 630 employees in all. Strategies ... IBM's iSeries line of business servers. , ,Berbee has ...
... new version of its Mediasite presentation recorder for the Japanese ... date and hopes to create a bigger market. , ,Mediasite ... as a PowerPoint deck with a video of the speaker ... , ,According to company statements the Japanese market is attractive ...
... Manufacturing Company in Racine is providing heat-transfer components ... , the company said on Wednesday. , ,The parts ... company's new hybrid vehicle. Modine's mass heat transfer ... which is the car's main energy source. , ,The ...
Cached Biology Technology:Modine explores making components for fuel cell vehicles 2Modine explores making components for fuel cell vehicles 3