News & Events

Virtual Forum: Transportation Design & Policy for Sustainable Healthy Cities – Part 1

March 09, 2017

Join us Friday for a discussion on: Transportation Design and Policy for Sustainable Healthy Cities, Pt.1: Outcomes from Land Use, Transit, and Bicycling Led by: Anu Ramaswami (University of Minnesota) Discussing: Summary of lessons … Read more

Virtual Forum: Chan, Orlove, Curley and Feiock discuss Energy and Urban Infrastructure

March 02, 2017

Join us Friday for a discussion on: Energy and Urban Infrastructure Led by: Gabe Chan (University of Minnesota) Discussing: Community Solar, Financing and Equity (2:30-3:00) Ben Orlove (Columbia University) Discussing: Decision Architecture, Messaging and Energy … Read more

Virtual Panel: Distributed Energy in Cities

February 23, 2017

Join us Friday for a Virtual Panel on: Distributed Energy in Cities Led by: Dan Zimmerle (Colorado State), Sairaj Dhople (University of Minnesota), Vijay Modi (Columbia University), Mo Li (University of Minnesota), & Anu Ramaswami … Read more

Virtual Forum: Ana Vang, Kelly Muellman and Rick Feiock discuss Long-Term Urban Planning, Climate Action, and Health Planning

February 16, 2017

Join us Friday for a discussion on: Long-Term Urban Planning, Climate Action, and Health Planning  Led by: Ana Vang (Policy Associate, Office of St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman) & Kelly Muellman (Sustainability … Read more

Virtual Forum: Fan and Convertino discuss Urban Form, City Scaling, and City Typologies

February 09, 2017

Join us Friday for a discussion on: Urban Form, City Scaling, and City Typologies  Led by: Yingling Fan  (Professor, Urban and Regional Planning, University of Minnesota) & Matteo Convertino (Asst Professor, School of Public Health, … Read more

Virtual Forum: Kirti Das, Rick Feiock and Anu Ramaswami discuss Wellbeing Studies and Social Actor Theories of Change

February 03, 2017

Kirti Das, Rick Feiock and Anu Ramaswami  will discuss Wellbeing Studies and Social Actor Theories during our network’s spring course Friday, February 3, 2017. Kirti Das (University of Minnesota) discussing: Early Results … Read more

Virtual Forum: Nagpure, Boyer and Lal discuss Advances in Measuring Environmental Impacts of Infrastructure Provisioning in Cities during our network’s spring course

January 26, 2017

Join us Friday for a discussion on: Advances in Measuring Environmental Impacts of Infrastructure Provisioning in Cities Led by: Ajay Nagpure and Dana Boyer (University of Minnesota) Discussing: Inequity in Infrastructure Provision and … Read more

Fisher and Ramaswami discuss Sustainable Healthy Cities, Urban Design & Disruptive Technologies to launch our network’s Spring 2017 course

January 19, 2017

Join us Friday for a discussion on: Sustainable Healthy Cities, Urban Design & Disruptive Technologies  Led by: Prof. Thomas Fisher, Director, Minnesota Design Center, University of Minnesota College of Design, discussing: Disruptive Technology and … Read more

Professor Lutgarde Raskin wins the ISME/IWA Biocluster Award Grand Prize

January 06, 2017

Congratulations to SRN member, Professor Lutgarde Raskin, who has won the ISME/IWA Biocluster Award Grand Prize in 2016. This prestigious prize rewards interdisciplinary research at the interface of microbial ecology … Read more

Rahul Sharma and Professor Gabe Chan Provide Commentary for Nature Energy

December 27, 2016

Read University of Minnesota PhD Rahul Sharma and Professor Gabe Chan’s invited commentary in Nature Energy, “Energy poverty: Electrification and well-being.” The commentary is based on a paper Sharma and … Read more