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PEI Urban Grand Challenges awards $509,000 to new urban sustainability projects

January 17, 2019 ・ Morgan Kelly

Vertical farms in post-industrial America, origami-based noise-pollution barriers, and cement made from burned waste make up the latest round of projects funded by the Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI) Urban Grand Challenges program. Totaling $509,000, the new awards are active through September…

PEI Awards $374,000 for Innovative Research, Teaching, Mentorship, and Service focused on Urban Sustainability

February 7, 2017 ・ Joanna M. Foster ’08 for the Princeton Environmental Institute

Princeton Environmental Institute has announced awards totaling $374,000 to support five faculty research projects as part of the Urban Grand Challenge – one of several long term research cooperatives that comprise its Grand Challenges program.  With the majority of the…

PEI Awards $433,500 for Innovative Research, Teaching, and Mentorship in Climate and Energy

September 9, 2016 ・ Joanna M. Foster ’08 for the Princeton Environmental Institute

Climate and Energy Challenge research projects tackle challenges in climate dynamics, the impacts of global change on the Earth’s ecosystems, alternative energy, and energy efficiency. Funded projects involve faculty from numerous departments across campus.