News

Kuniokoa stove goes into production!

Posted By: Anamol Pundle on Dec 07, 2016 in News

The first Kuniokoa stove, a natural draft stove designed by BURN in partnership with our lab, rolled off the assembly line at the BURN manufacturing facility in Kenya on the 9th of November. The Kuniokoa emits significantly less particulate matter and is more efficient compared to other traditional cooking methods.

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The lab and BURN featured on Geekwire

Posted By: Anamol Pundle on Jul 12, 2016 in News

An article on the importance of and challenges faced in building clean cookstoves featuring the lab and BURN design was published in Geekwire. The article can be found here.  

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Ben successfully defends his thesis

Posted By: Anamol Pundle on Jun 23, 2016 in News

Congratulations to Ben Sullivan for successfully defending his thesis titled “Development of Cookstove Emissions and Performance Testing Suite with Time-resolved Particulate Matter Analysis and Excess Air Estimation”. Ben graduates with an MS, and we wish him great success in his future endeavors.

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BURN design lab and the Clean Cookstove lab featured in the UW Daily

Posted By: Anamol Pundle on Mar 11, 2016 in News

An article on a new stove designed by the UW-BURN partnership was published in the UW Daily. The new stove is expected to be on the market by the summer. The news article can be found here.

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The Lab is featured on UW Today

Posted By: Anamol Pundle on Feb 24, 2016 in News

An article focussing on the UW-BURN partnership was published in UW Today. Stoves designed by the lab and BURN will be manufactured and sold in Kenya by BURN starting summer 2016. The web article can be found here

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Garrett Allawatt and Anamol Pundle present at ETHOS 2016

Posted By: Anamol Pundle on Jan 29, 2016 in News

Garrett presented his work on a time dependent state space heat transfer model of a cookstove along with Anamol, who presented his work on optimization of geometric parameters using a steady state CFD model at ETHOS 2016 in Kirkland, Washington.

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University of Washington hosts Department of Energy Workshop on Clean Cookstoves

Posted By: Anamol Pundle on Jan 29, 2016 in News

The mechanical engineering department at the University of Washington hosted a workshop focusing on  the development of clean cookstoves.   Participants included Eliot Levine from DOE, Raynee Chiang from GACC, Burn Design Labs, Berkeley Air, Colorado State University, Lawrence Berkeley National Labs, and Aprovecho.

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The Lab is featured in a Seattle Times article

Posted By: Anamol Pundle on Nov 29, 2015 in News

A Seattle Times editorial on Thanksgiving mentioned the work our lab and research partners Burn Design have been doing to make clean cookstoves for East Africa. The article can be found here

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The Lab is featured on the University of Washington website

Posted By: Anamol Pundle on Nov 01, 2015 in News

A video and an article featuring Garrett Allawatt has been published on the front page of the University of Washington website, as a part of ‘Boundless Stories’. The full press release can be found here  

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UW partner BURN sells its 100,000th cleanburning cookstove in East Africa

Posted By: Anamol Pundle on Oct 08, 2015 in News

In the last 24 months Kenyan consumers have spent more than $3.7 million to purchase 100,000 life-saving jikokoa cookstoves – and 20,000 of these have been sold in the last 2 months alone! These stoves have helped consumers save more than $13.1 million in reduced fuel costs and 272,000 tons of wood. This led to …

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