Innovating New Solutions



Mission Statement

Perform leading edge basic and applied research in electrical and mechanical engineering, with a special emphasis on applied engineering leading to prototype development in electromechanical devices and systems with high specific power, force, and/or energy storage or other unique attributes. Imbedded in this mission is educating and developing students and CEM staff members into engineering leaders of tomorrow.

Vision Statement

For CEM to be internationally renowned in its mission area.
For CEM’s people to be internationally renowned in their areas of expertise.


2017 Advisory Panel

2017 Advisory Panel Meeting

On Tuesday, November 14, and Wednesday, November 15, 2017, CEM hosted their 2017 Industrial Advisory Panel meeting.

Electric Vehicles

Electric Vehicles Have an Energy Problem—Hydrogen May Be the Answer

Mr. Mike Lewis, CEM Alternative Fuel Vehicle Program lead, provides his input on the problems facing electric vehicles.

Dr. Robert Hebner - ARL

Army laboratory continues expansion

CEM’s work for the Secretary of Defense (OSD) Operational Energy Office to develop more energy efficient Forward Operating Base designs was featured in the UT System Community Impact Report. Visit the article on page 12 of the linked PDF to read more about how we are leveraging Virtual FOB models to improve design standards.

Application Areas

Our approach involves participation in a continuum of research projects, each contributing to our knowledge base and core competencies while leveraging the results and experiences gained in previous projects. We intend to always be on the forefront of the new age of electrification by applying our fundamental understanding of the technologies involved to an increasing number of novel application areas.