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Latest News for 2018

Transportation Systems Research Group has a Strong Showing at the 2018 IEEE ITSC Conference

The Center for Environmental Research and Technology (CE-CERT) Transportation Systems Research Group helped organize and made a strong showing at the 21st IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC). Accompanied by CE-CERT Director and group leader Dr. Matthew Barth (who served as the ITSC2018 program chair) and research faculty member Dr. Guoyuan Wu, graduate...

CE-CERT and Bourns Host 2018 STEP Conference

On October 3, 2018, the Center for Environmental Research and Technology partnered with Bourns, Inc. to host the annual STEPCon event. This conference, now in its 8th year, aims to promote interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) field careers for students through the exploration of the most current research and technology in these areas...

Renewable Natural Gas Can Help California Meet Climate Goals

The University of California, Riverside’s Center for Renewable Natural Gas has released a study evaluating California’s renewable methane production potential from in-state resources through landfill gas upgrading and anaerobic digestion. The study shows that renewable natural gas from existing resources can play a key role in helping the state achieve its climate and renewable energy...

STEM LEAPS Student Project Team Develops Early Warning System for First Responders

Daven Segura (California State University Monterey Bay), Efren Doroteo (San Bernardino Valley College), Mario Orendain, Jr., Carlos Morton III, and Leonardo Rodriguez (all from Riverside City College) are working with Bourns, Inc. and the Center for Environmental Research (CE-CERT) to develop an early warning system to make it easier for drivers and pedestrians to clear...

CE-CERT Researchers Find that Natural Gas Engines Can Reduce Smog from Heavy-Duty Trucks

Reprinted from UCR Today The University of California, Riverside Bourns College of Engineering Center for Environmental Research and Technology (CE-CERT) and Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) recently announced the results of a new study on ultra-low emission natural gas heavy-duty engines, showing a new 11.9-liter engine achieved California’s lowest smog-forming emissions standard, and maintained those...

CE-CERT Partners with UCR Office of Sustainability for Clean Air Day Event

The Center for Environmental Research and Technology (CE-CERT) is pleased to partner with UC Riverside’s Office of Sustainability in its efforts to make a difference in the areas of public health, air quality, and climate change through participation in the Coalition for Clean Air’s California Clean Air Day Event on October 3, 2018. The objective...

ACT (Air Quality and Climate Change Training) Program Celebrates Successful Launch

The UCR Bourns College of Engineering - Center for Environmental Research and Technology (CE-CERT) recently celebrated the successful launch of the Air Quality and Climate Change Training (ACT) Program. In partnership with AVL, Inc., CE-CERT hosted fifteen students from industry, government and academia for the inaugural course of the program: “Collecting Real-World Emissions Using Portable...

2018-2019 Scholarship Awardees Announced

CE-CERT is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018-2019 scholarship awards. A total of 11 awardees (seven graduate and four undergraduate) were selected after a competitive review process. We are proud to help these outstanding individuals meet the challenge of financing their education and research. Graduate Award Recipients "I see myself in a leadership...