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One of the greatest challenges of our time lies in our ability to secure reliable, affordable, and sustainable energy for future generations. Ohio State is meeting the energy challenge head-on. The Ohio State University is dedicated to advancing education, research, and innovation for energy and the environment, emphasizing how those needs can be met sustainably. Stay up to date on energy, environment and sustainability news at Ohio State with our Faculty/Staff Newsletter and Student Newsletter.

Energy and Environment News

New faculty spotlight: Shamsul Arafin

08/15/18 – Arafin joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering to help advance Ohio State’s Materials and Manufacturing for Sustainability (M&MS) Discovery Theme. Read more.

Ohio State team helps map the Arctic like never before

08/13/18 – Researchers at Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center are creating the high-quality maps, which could help track geographic changes in the area. Read more.

​Students Examine Response to Energy, Infrastructure Changes

08/06/18 – Three Ohio State doctoral students furthered their educational experiences by attending sustainability-related conferences with financial support from the Sustainability Institute of Ohio State. Read more.

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  • September 10, 2018

    Advanced Biobased Systems Workshop: Pipeline to Commercialization

    Hear what’s happening in this growing industry, from investment to feedstock production to scale up. Case studies will highlight the ‘how to’ of biobased product development and commercialization. Read more.

  • September 11, 2018

    EPN Breakfast Series: Dr. Chris Winslow

    Dr. Chris Winslow will discuss harmful algal bloom and other water quality research being conducted on Lake Erie, as well as lead a group discussion with invited guests from regional watersheds to share about their water monitoring and policy efforts. Read more.

  • September 13, 2018

    State of the Science: Understanding Algal Blooms

    The 3rd annual Understanding Algal Blooms: State of the Science conference will highlight current scientific knowledge including: lessons learned from other systems, environmental and economic balance in agriculture, and moving towards solutions. Presenters will come from regional agencies and institutions, with an expected audience largely from Indiana, Michigan and Ohio. Read more.

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