The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern student startup AMPY responds to criticism of its charging device product

Kelli Nguyen, Reporter

February 18, 2016

A battery charger created by Northwestern graduate students billed as a device that produces electricity through physical activity is generating a different sort of buzz. The AMPY MOVE charger, created by startup AMPY, has...

Northwestern inventors create running-powered cell phone charger

Jordan Harrison, Assistant Campus Editor

April 10, 2014

Three Northwestern doctoral candidates recently invented a device with the ability to capture kinetic energy from movement in order to charge cell phones. Tejas Shastry, Alex Smith and Michael Geier, doctoral candidates in...