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A better future through “smart cities” research

October 12, 2015

At the University of Minnesota researchers are teaming up with city planners, nonprofit leaders and industry professionals to form solutions that tackle these emerging challenges and prepare communities for the … Read more

Tech, NSF collaborate to promote sustainability

October 12, 2015

Professors Armistead Russell and Nisha Botchwey, will lead Georgia Tech’s involvement in the Sustainability Research Network being funded by the National Science Foundation. Read the full article

Reimagining Cities

September 10, 2015

If ever a project could be held up as a picture-perfect example of the word “interdisciplinary,” this is it. The U of M’s Anu Ramaswami is directing a vast new … Read more

News Roundup – Week Two

August 25, 2015

“Helping Cities Navigate a Climate-Changed Future” InsideClimate News August 21, 2015 “Nine universities, backed by NSF grant, research city development in India and USA” imc, IOT M2M Council August 18, … Read more

Helping Cities Navigate a Climate-Changed Future

August 21, 2015

A Q&A with Anu Ramaswami, an urban sustainability expert at the University of Minnesota, about a new program to make cities sustainable. Read the full interview on InsideClimate News.

IonE Fellow to Lead Global Project on Sustainable Cities

August 17, 2015

What is a healthy city? How does society weigh the conveniences of transportation, readily available water and electricity, and placement of that new shopping center against the environmental impacts of … Read more

CSU Joins Network to Research Sustainable, Livable Cities

August 17, 2015

Colorado State University researchers will be part of a unique network of scientists, industry leaders and policy partners committed to building better cities of the future. The consortium, supported by … Read more

News Roundup – Week One

August 17, 2015

“U of M Leads Project to Build Sustainable, Livable Cities” KSTP TV-5, ABC News, Minneapolis/St. Paul August 12, 2015 “University of Minnesota leads a $12M research network to build healthy, … Read more

University of Minnesota Leads a $12M Research Network to Build Healthy, Sustainable, and Livable Cities

August 11, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS/SAINT PAUL — The University of Minnesota has received a $12 million dollar award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to bring together a unique network of scientists, industry leaders, and … Read more

U-M Part of New Network to Build Sustainable, Livable Cities

August 11, 2015

The University of Michigan is one of nine research universities in a new international effort, funded by a $12 million award from the National Science Foundation, to build better cities … Read more