Outdoor Testing Center for Energy & Sustainability Projects

100% of $3,000 goal
This campaign ended on December 01, 2022, but you can still make a gift to University of Dayton by clicking here!

The Project: 

Create an outdoor space for testing of solar energy systems, including photovoltaic cells, solar thermal devices and solar thermal chemistry tests. Would provide public exposure and class engagement with sun powered engineering devices for UD students and the community.

Who We Are:

We are the DaTA Lab, a faculty, graduate, and undergraduate lab focused in the thermal sciences and their applications. We develop diverse solutions and prototypes ranging from geothermal heat exchangers and photovoltaic system optimization to hypersonic vehicle research. 


The Impact:

This project will bring the UD community together to develop diverse solutions, while providing great early career experience to UD students. It will allow UD to give back to the community through sustainability projects while enriching the thermal science field. 

What Your Gifts Will Do:

Grant increased access and opportunities to explore the thermal sciences through a new outdoor testing center. This center will increase capacity and square footage to support long-term outdoor research projects. 

Share this Message: 

With any friends and family that may be interested in supporting the project.

Thanks for Your Support!

We are excited to work on continued development of energy and sustainability research within the DaTA lab thanks to your contributions!

Closing Update

Hey everyone! Our crowdfunding campaign ends tomorrow, so we wanted to say thank you one more time before this all wraps up. We are so thrilled to have met our goal and are already working with the Dean's office to plan and build our concrete pad. Thank you again for supporting the development of renewable energy!

508 days ago by Billy Dolan
Second week update

Hello everyone! First of all, thank you for donating and sharing with your communities. Thanks to you we have already received 18 donations. Through your impactful donations and the significant contribution of a very generous donor, we have exceeded our goal of $3000! We don't have to stop here, though. Additional money can be used to install electrical facilities along with the concrete pad to further enable solar research. Please continue to share!

517 days ago by Billy Dolan
One week update

We already have 10 supporters and over 10% of our goal! Please continue to share this campaign to your connections!

529 days ago by Billy Dolan

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