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Cornell researchers awarded new NSF training grant focused on renewable energy research

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Professor Paulette Clancy

Professors Paulette Clancy (Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering) and Emmanuel Giannelis (Materials Science and Engineering) have been awarded a $1.44M four-year NSF grant, entitled “Grass Roots: Advancing Education in Renewable Energy and Cleaner Fuels through Collaborative Graduate Fellow/Teacher/Student Interactions.”

This award will fund graduate fellowships for research focused on renewable energy and carbon capture topics and will require its trainees to acquire superior communication and teaching skills through experiential learning experiences in a K-12 grade school setting. Our partners will be teachers from Onondaga Nation schools.


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