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.


Bus Exportable Power Supply

Alternative Fuel Vehicles - Bus Exportable Power Supply (BEPS)

During manmade or natural disasters, electric power service is often interrupted as homes, businesses, schools, and hospitals may sit in the dark for several days.

Advisory Panel

2016 CEM Advisory Panel Meeting

May 2016 - On Tuesday, May 10, 2016 and Wednesday, May 11, 2016, CEM hosted their 2016 Advisory Panel meeting. The panel was comprised of 13 members from industry. CEM’s presentations and photos from the event are now available online.

UT Sage

UT SAGE Celebrating 20 Years

CEM is proud to support continuing education in the Austin community. The UT Sage group plans regular tour visits to the CEM facility to learn about emerging technology solutions. In addition, CEM is host to multiple Machinist Training courses in partnership with the Texas Workforce Commission throughout the year. Watch the YouTube Video

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.

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