The University of Michigan Center for Sustainable Systems welcomes Argonne National Laboratory scientist Tom Stephens, who will be presenting research from a recent multi-lab study entitled "Estimated Bounds and Important Factors for Fuel Use and Consumer Costs of Connected and Automated Vehicles."
Co-Hosts: U-M Mobility Transformation Center, U-M Energy Institute
Professor Ion Bogdan Vasi, Department of Sociology, University of Iowa, talks about "Here Comes the Sun. Social Movements, Industry Associations, and Consumer Behaviors in the Residential Solar Photovoltaics Market".
Saving Place, Saving Grace” is the story of a Trappist monastery’s struggle for viability by embracing an intense sustainability initiative. The active engagement of several passionate U-M students via their Masters Project—provided actionable ways in which this community could not only survive, but thrive. To reserve your spot please register here or for more information, please contact Wendy Boyle.
Question and Answer session immediately following, featuring:
Andy Hoffman - Erb Faculty Professor and Project Advisor
Beyond Carbon Neutral Seminar Series welcomes: John Field, Research Scientist at the Colorado State University Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory, to talk about "What can ecosystem models tell us about carbon-negative bioenergy".
Thursday, February 9th, 4:00pm-5:30pm, Rackham Auditorium, West Room.
Location: Palmer Commons (Forum Hall Palmer Commons)
The annual Water@Michigan event highlights diverse water-focused research on campus, connects water researchers from a broad range of campus units, and fosters discussions to help spark future projects. This event is designed to provide many opportunities for participants to hear about current research efforts, explore new research ideas, and expand their research networks with others on-campus and regional water organizations, agencies, and businesses.