Johnson Controls creates endowed professorship at UWM and UW-Madison

Renewable energy chemist Deyang Qu has been named as Johnson Controls Endowed Professor in Energy Storage Research, a collaborative appointment between the company, UW-Milwaukee and the Wisconsin Energy Institute (WEI) at UW-Madison.

He begins his new duties in Milwaukee on Jan. 15.

The appointment, based at UW-Milwaukee’s College of Engineering & Applied Science and affiliated with WEI, is part of a collaboration among Johnson Controls, the world’s leading supplier of automotive batteries, and two of the state’s largest public research universities. The industry-academic partnership aims to advance research, development and commercialization of energy storage technologies.

To read more about this partnership please see the full article on UWM’s News page.