EPA Awards Research Grants to Georgia Tech Students

Atlanta Georgia — On October 22, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that Cesunica Ivey, PhD and Keaton Belli, PhD at the Georgia Institute of Technology are two of 105 graduate students across the nation to receive $8.6 million in Science to Achieve Results (STAR) fellowship grants. The grants will be used to conduct

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Virginia Tech's Pruden receives $100,000 award for her work in water quality

Amy Pruden, professor of civil and environmental engineering at Virginia Tech, is the 2014 recipient of the Paul L. Busch Award, including a $100,000 research grant.

A well-recognized researcher in her field, Pruden is instrumental in developing a new way of thinking about controlling aquatic pathogens and expanding the use of recycled water. She has

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Kentucky to Receive $20 million Alternative Energy Grant

Kentucky is set to receive $20 million to fund alternative energy research at many of the state’s colleges and universities. The federal grant money will come from the National Science Foundation with an additional $4 million from the state Council on Post-secondary Education. Grant money will pay for research to move the state towards new

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Ray C. Anderson Foundation Awards Five Grants Totaling $270,000 for Sustainability Research at Four Universities

The Ray C. Anderson Foundation has awarded $270,000 in research grants for innovative sustainability-related programs at Georgia Institute of Technology, Auburn University, The University of Southern Mississippi and Arizona State University.

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EPA Awards More Than $5.3 Million for Research Fellowships

ATLANTA – Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced more than $5.3 million in research fellowships to 127 students pursuing degrees in environmental studies throughout the United States. Twelve of the fellowship recipients attend one of eight universities and colleges in the Southeast. Duke University, Georgia Institute of Technology, University of South Alabama, University

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Conn Center establishes $50,000 prize for renewable energy

The University of Louisville will present a new $50,000 award — the Leigh Ann Conn Prize for Renewable Energy — to recognize outstanding energy ideas or achievements that have shown or likely will have global impact. The award is intended to spotlight wide-ranging research related to the science, technology, engineering and commercialization of renewable energy

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EPA Providing $3 Million to Advance Green Solutions for Reducing Philadelphia Stormwater Pollution

PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 10, 2012) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is providing up to $3 million in research grants for projects that will study the benefits of green techniques in controlling stormwater pollution in Philadelphia. The funds will help advance the city’s landmark Green City, Clean Waters plan. EPA’s “Science to Achieve Results” (STAR) program

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Penn State - The Pennsylvania State University : $10M grant will fund research into biofuel-based economic development

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Northeast could help lead the way to a renewable-energy-based economy by utilizing marginal and abandoned land to grow energy crops such as perennial grasses and fast-growing woody plants.

That’s the goal of a new research and education project led by Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences and supported by a

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UK opens renewable energy and energy storage research building

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 15, 2012) – Energy research became more energy efficient today as the University of Kentucky opened its newest energy research building — a living laboratory, devoted to renewable energy and energy storage. The $20.8 million laboratory building will allow UK to expand research devoted to Kentucky’s growing renewable energy industries, including biomass

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UK Project Receives $880,000 Grant From Department of Energy

LEXINGTON, Ky., June 11 — The University of Kentucky recently received an $880,523 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), as part of the DOE’s Nuclear Energy Programs’ $36.2 million initiative to enhance energy research and development projects.

This grant, titled “Elastic/Inelastic Measurement Project,” will center upon fuel cycle research and development. A consortium

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