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Role of ethics in PIRE education & research curriculum

The role of ethics in PIRE Low Carbon Cities’ education and research curriculum is highlighted in an online archive by the Online Ethics Center for Engineering and Science by the National Academy of Engineering. The Online Ethics Center (OEC) is a … Continue reading

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PIRE-PEER Project Leads to Commentary in Science 

“We must move beyond data to the systems-level decisions that we as a society must make to transition toward a smart, sustainable, and healthy urban future,” says SRN lead PI Anu Ramaswami, who led a commentary on the subject published in … Continue reading

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A Look Behind the Scenes of the Project

Last week, two fellow students and I attended NSF’s PIRE Principal Investigator (PI) meeting Arlington, VA. – just across the river from Washington DC. The two-day workshop was aimed toward sharing updates from the PIRE 2012 grants and providing insights … Continue reading

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Vehicular exhaust and non-exhaust emissions in Delhi: Study featured in Times of India

A joint study by dr. Ajay Nagpure (University of Minnesota), B. R. Gurjar, Vivek Kumar (IIT-Roorkee), and Prashant Kumar (University of Surrey) on vehicular exhaust and non-exhaust emissions in Delhi is highlighted by  The Times of India and Economic Times of India. … Continue reading

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University of Minnesota PIRE student Andrew Fang will be presenting at the ISIE Conference 2015

University of Minnesota PIRE student Andrew Fang will be presenting  at the ISIE Conference 2015, that will take place this July 7-10 in Guildford, UK. The talk is titled: Co-benefits of Carbon Mitigation: Impact on PM2.5 Emissions and Water Consumption … Continue reading

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On April 14, 2015 Dr. Yu Xie, Professor of Sociology and Statistics University of Michigan came to the University of Minnesota to present on the China Family Panel Studies

On April 14, 2015 Dr. Yu Xie, Professor of Sociology and Statistics University of Michigan came to the University of Minnesota to present on the China Family Panel Studies. Along with other researchers in the U.S. and at Peking University … Continue reading

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Reminder RCN-GCP Online Collaboratory March 25, 26, 27 :Urban Metabolism & Environmental Footprints

The Global Carbon Project (GCP) is an international partner of our Research Coordination Network (RCN). Prof Shobhakar Dhakal of the GCP will be visiting with our RCN at the U of Minnesota (UMN) from March 25 to 28, 2015. Abel Chavez and Anu Ramaswami are … Continue reading

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