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Research and Education in eNergy, Environment and Water

Examples of Faculty Research

Here’s a closer look at some of the research happening within RENEW.

6/10/16
Some consumers buy hybrid cars because of the environmental benefits. Others view it more as an economic decision — improved gas mileage, tax rebates, etc.
6/10/16
Land conservation agreements are generally written with today’s landscape in mind. But what happens when climate change alters the land?
6/10/16
Pesticides prevent diseases from spreading, protect crops and help control invasive species. But their widespread use causes damage to the environment and human health.
6/10/16
Mention the word “architecture” and most people think about how a building looks. These researchers are equally interested in how a building “acts.”
6/10/16
Massive algae blooms in Lake Erie and elsewhere threaten fisheries, tourism and drinking water.
6/10/16
Ice sheets in Greenland are surprisingly sensitive to even short periods of temperature change.