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Ce-Cert ResearchVideo Highlights of CE-CERT's Research

Our faculty, staff, undergraduate and graduate students explain the newest areas of research in sustainable energy and fuels, smart grid & energy efficiency, and eco-driving transportation advancements in this 3 minute video.

Solar CarportsSustainable Integrated Grid Initiative to be Launched at Event May 21

An opening celebration for UCR's Sustainable Integrated Grid Initiative at the College of Engineering-Center for Environmental Research and Technology will be held Wednesday, May 21, from 10 a.m. until noon at the center's facilities at 1084 Columbia Ave., in Riverside.

Arun RajuTurning Harmful Gas into Valuable Fuels, Chemicals

UC Riverside researcher leads team that wins $500,000 (Canadian) grant competition focused on reducing greenhouse gas emissions

Yiming ChenYiming Chen wins 2013-2014 UCTC Dissertation award

Yiming Chen wins 2013-2014 UCTC Dissertation award

Marlan BournsUC Riverside Engineering Benefactor Dies

Marlan Bourns, for whom the University of California, Riverside Bourns College of Engineering and Bourns Hall are named, died March 18

STEPCE-CERT hosted 2nd Annual STEP Conference

As part of the University of California, Riverside, CE-CERT is committed to furthering education and research for the next generation of engineers. On October 8th, 2013 CE-CERT hosted the 2nd annual Science and Technology Education Partnership (STEP) Conference for high schools throughout the Riverside County District.

Shanghai2013 Shanghai Jiao Tong University & CE-CERT Student Symposium

The ninth search symposium between Shanghai Jiao Tong University and University of California, Riverside took place on October 30th, 2013 at CE-CERT. The nearly decade long collaboration between the universities have generously supported by William Johnson of Johnson Machinery Company of Riverside.

Living the Promise

The University of California, Riverside (UCR) is helping to create better world though important research and education in the fields of health, sustainability and technology through innovative thinking, breakthrough research and real-world solutions.

Find out more about Living the Promise at UCR.

Sustainability

Whether pioneering sustainable agriculture, mitigating air pollution, converting biowaste into energy or exploring environmental issues on a molecular level, UCR is discovering new answers to many of the 21st century’s greatest questions.

We develop flood-and-drought-resistant crops. We engineer solar cars and eco-friendly buildings. We partner with industry to tap the potential of biofuels, renewable energy and alternative transportation systems. We educate next-generation environmental scientists, conservationists, agricultural specialists and urban planners.

Because climate change isn’t just something we research, it is something we empower everyone to achieve.

Sustainability @ UCR

Video: Sustainability at the University of California Riverside

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Featuring UCR faculty Mikeal Roose, Chair and Professor of Genetics & Geneticist, Akua Asa-Awuku, Assistant Professor of Chemical & Environmental Engineering, and Hideaki Tsutsui, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering.

Akua Asa-Awuku: Improving Air Quality

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Working in the world's largest indoor air quality chamber, Akua Asa-Awuku looks at particle formation in the atmosphere and how it interacts with water, affecting cloud formation and global climate change.

Featured Faculty:

Matthew Barth

Director, College of Engineering – Center for Environmental Research & Technology (CE-CERT)

MATTHEW BARTH
Solar Energy:

UCR's Southern California Research Initiative for Solar Energy (SC-RISE) is a partnership of the Bourns College of Engineering, industry affiliates government agencies, public and private utilities, trade organizations and other academic institutions. The center is developing materials for solar energy, solar energy systems, new photovoltaic devices and solar-thermal technologies. Also, the center will serve as an "honest broker" to provide reliable and unbiased information and advice on getting energy from the sun.

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Akua Asa-Awuku

Assistant Professor of Chemical & Environmental Engineering

AKUA ASA-AWUKU
Improving Air Quality:

Working in the world’s largest indoor air quality chamber, Akua Asa-Awuku looks at particle formation in the atmosphere and how it interacts with water, affecting cloud formation and global climate change.

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General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Center Information

Center for Environmental Research & Technology
1084 Columbia Avenue
Riverside, CA 92507
Directions to CERT

Tel: (951) 781-5791
Fax: (951) 781-5790
E-mail: certinfo@cert.ucr.edu

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