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Sustainable Energy Seminar: More-Electric or All-Electric Aircraft for a Sustainable Future

Bulent Sarlioglu, Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, UW-Madison

Event Details

Monday, March 9, 2020
3:30-4:30 p.m.
Is it possible to achieve an electrically propelled commercial passenger aircraft using batteries or fuel cells? What about hybrid aircraft? The electrification of aircraft is becoming a hot topic for potential benefits including reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, noise, and the cost of flying. In this seminar, Dr. Sarlioglu gives a review of the current and future trends of the electrification of commercial aviation.