Center for Climate and Energy Decision Making

Carbon Capture and Utilization Won’t Mitigate Global Warming, Study Finds

Edward S. Rubin, professor at Carnegie Mellon University, co-authored a study on the potential of CO2 conversion to fuels, finding that carbon capture and utilization (CCU) has little potential to mitigate climate change, and could worsen the problem.
Veterans History Project app

App Allows Users to Collect Veterans' Oral Histories

The Veterans History Project App continues to preserve American Veteran’s stories, with users adding new oral histories to the Library of Congress archives on a continual basis.
The Doyle Group

Doyle Group Developing Improvement for Artificial Pancreatic System

Francis J. Doyle III, Dean, Harvard Paulson School of Engineering & Applied Sciences, is leading a team of researchers developing a system that connects a diabetic patient’s artificial pancreas to their smart phone.
Hilay Boudet, Oregon State University.

OSU Researcher Receives $1 Million NSF Energy Grant

Hilary Boudet, assistant professor of sociology with Oregon State University, received a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to teach families to reduce energy and utilize technology to track conservation efforts.
tepper

BT Group Researcher wins Best Student Paper Award at Informs/CIST

Nikhil Malik, a PhD student at Business Technology Group at Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University, won the best student paper award at Informs/Conference of Information Systems and Technology.

Earnshaw Receives NIH Grant

Social psychologist Valerie Earnshaw received a four-year $750,000 Mentored Research Scientist Development Award from the National Institutes of Health.
Rice University Dept. Earth Science

Geochemist Joins International Science Team in Gulf of Corinth

Rice University’s Clint Miller, a postdoctoral geochemist research associate in the Department of Earth, has joined an international team of scientists collecting the first sediment samples ever drilled from the Gulf of Corinth, near Greece.
Daniel Beland

Political Sociologist Authors Textbook on Fiscal Federalism

Political sociologist Daniel Béland, University of Saskatchewan, contributes to a comparative and multidisciplinary perspective on the history, politics, and economics of equalization policy in Canada.
epigenetics

Awards Boost Dementia Research at Exeter

The Complex Disease Epigenetics Group, within the University of Exeter Medical School, received awards totaling more than $250,000 to aid in its cutting-edge genomic research to better understand the causes of dementia.