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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


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 Graduate Programs  Cool Research  Campus Initiatives

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MA,MS & PhD Programs:

Master of Arts in Energy and Environmental Policy

Master of Arts in Environmental Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems

Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy, Thermofluid Sciences, Energy and Sustainability

Master of Science in Materials Science and Engineering, Doctor of Philosophy, Materials for Energy and Environment

Master of Science in Materials Science and Engineering and Doctor of Philosophy, Electronic and Photonic Materials

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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:

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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
More on Campus Sustainability

Other Helpful Links:  Staff, Faculty

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