Team Projects

Seven university teams were named as finalists in E-Challenge 5. This year’s challenge sought new technologies to reduce energy waste at commercial and industrial facilities. Teams are currently moving forward with the implementation of their technology at their proposed demonstration site.  To learn more about these projects, click on the team names below for a description of their energy conservation measure.  

Lake Superior State University
Intelligent Modeling and Control of Steam Plant Operations to Reduce Energy Consumption through Artificial Intelligence

Lawrence Technological University
Universal Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based occupant comfort control framework

Michigan Technological University
Manufacturing Cell Smart Switching

Oakland University
Membrane-Based Energy Recovery Ventilation

University of Detroit Mercy
Predictive Occupancy-based HVAC Controls

University of Michigan Dearborn
Improving Energy Efficiency in Campus Buildings using Artificial Intelligence and Multi-source Data Fusion

Wayne State University
AI-enabled HVAC Control