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The Shell Center for Sustainability's mission is to foster an interdisciplinary program of research, outreach, and education to address actions that can be taken to ensure the sustainable development of communities' living standards, interpreted broadly, to encompass all factors affecting the overall quality of life.

News


April 17, 2009  -  National and International students participating in I-SWEEEP 2009 visit Rice campus

National and International students participating in I-SWEEEP 2009 will once again visit the Rice campus. This year's event brings together Rice faculty and Shell experts in the areas of Energy, Engineering, and Environment to give the students an opportunity for one-on-one discussions. 


 

April 10, 2009  -  Undergrad helped build Rice's first Capteur Soleil prototype

Undergraduate student helped build Rice's first Capteur Soleil prototype. 


 

April 8, 2009  -  Energy for Sustainable Development in Africa

The James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy and the Shell Center for Sustainability sponsored the lecture by Bryan Willson, Ph.D., on "Energy for Sustainable Development in Africa". Dr. Willson is the director of Clean Energy Supercluster, and Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering in Colorado University. This presentation was a part of the course on Integrated Approaches to Sustainable Development taught by Amy Myers Jaffe, the Wallace S. Wilson Fellow in Energy Studies at the Baker Institute, and Rebecca Richards-Kortum, Ph.D., the Stanley C. Moore Professor, in Electrical and Computer Engineering.


 

April 8, 2009  -  Rice team to test low-tech solar device in rural Haiti

The Rice team moves forward with a low-tech solar device in rural Haiti. 


 

March 26, 2009  -  Rice researchers model growth of Texas' power systems

Rice researchers model growth of Texas' power systems.  


 
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