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With new professor, university-industry effort to focus on energy

With expertise in energy storage systems for electric vehicles, smart-grid technology and military applications, Deyang Qu (right) will be the first Johnson Controls Endowed Professor in Energy Storage Research—a collaborative appointment among Johnson Controls, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) and the Wisconsin Energy Institute (WEI) in the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering. The company also has funded and installed the Johnson Controls Energy Storage Research Lab (left), housed in the Wisconsin Energy Institute at UW-Madison, to test, evaluate and optimize how battery systems perform and interact with a vehicle's powertrain and electrical architecture. Read more about Professor Qu's appointment »