Boston University Clean Energy and Environmental Sustainability Initiative
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This article prepared by: Holly Furman, Temple University
Boston University, Clean Energy & Environmental Sustainability Initiative
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Mission: Boston University's Clean Energy and Environmental Sustainability Initiative (CEESI) is engaging university resources to help prepare for a world where increasing demand for energy resources must be balanced with environmental, economic and social responsibility. Major focus is upon:
- University-wide Vision
- Novel Academic Tracks
- Interdisciplinary Research
Graduate Programs Cool Research Campus Initiatives
MA,MS & PhD Programs:
Master of Science in Materials Science and Engineering and Doctor of Philosophy, Electronic and Photonic Materials
The Sustainable Neighborhood Lab (SNL) is a unique real-world, urban field laboratory that provides a place for research, and experiential education. It focuses on improving the sustainability and quality of life in urban environments. Projects include:More on SNL
Boston University, as a campus, is working to create a more sustainable atmosphere. Examples of their strategies for behavior change include:
- Seven Solar Panels to absorb energy from the sun to convert to electricity
- Small Wind Turbine converts energy to electricity to building?s power grid
- Rain sensors installed on the 140 irrigation systems across campus
- Elimination of dining trays
- Bicycle Powered Office, a combination of solar, wind and human power runs laptops, telephones, and desk lamps
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