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GLEAMM Challenge to Showcase Innovative Ideas from Texas Tech Community

Glenys Young

September 20, 2016

Winners will get a chance to present their ideas to stakeholders and investors.

WHAT: The Global Laboratory for Energy Asset Management and Manufacturing (GLEAMM) Challenge is an energy technology competition where innovative Texas Tech University students, faculty and staff will showcase their world-changing ideas.

WHEN: 1 p.m. Thursday (Sept. 22)

WHERE: Innovation Hub at Research Park, 3911 4th St.

DETAILS: The competition has two tracks, Spark Fund and Poster Showcase. Each track gives competitors a chance to win funding and networking opportunities. The winners of each track will attend a VIP dinner and receive a trip to the Texas Renewable Energy Industries Alliance GridNEXT Conference Nov. 9-11 to present their ideas to stakeholders, corporations and investors from across the country.

Technologies must fit within the following GLEAMM focus areas:

  • Cyber security
  • Weather and energy forecasting
  • Wind
  • Micro grid
  • Solar
  • Phasor measurement units
  • Battery storage
  • Silicon carbide development
  • Distributed generation


  • 1:30 p.m.: Spark Fund presentations
  • 3 p.m.: Keynote address by Charles J. Hanley, manager of Sandia National Laboratories' Photovoltaics and Distributed Systems Integration Department
  • 4 p.m.: Poster Showcase presentations
  • 5:15 p.m.: Networking reception; winners will be announced

Learn more about the event here. Register to attend here.


The Global Laboratory for Energy Asset Management and Manufacturing (GLEAMM) is a collaboration of university innovators, industry leaders and for-profit testing, certification and manufacturing facilities focused on protecting, enhancing and managing energy transmission and distribution on the electric grid.

CONTACT: Charlie Porter, business manager, GLEAMM and Strategic Partnerships, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-1358 or charlie.porter@ttu.edu

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