Article Photos: MSU: Catching waste energy with common materials 1/1

This undated photo released by Michigan State University in East Lansing, Mich., shows doctoral student Xu Lu, who is part of a team that has developed a new thermoelectric material designed to more cheaply capture waste heat energy produced by car engines and industrial processes . Lu is shown working at the university’s Center for Revolutionary Materials for Solid State Energy Conversion. (AP Photo/G.L. Kohuth, Michigan State University).