McDonnell Academy Global Energy and Environment Partnership
A CONSORTIUM OF 28 UNIVERSITIES AND CORPORATE PARTNERS WORKING TOGETHER IN ENERGY, ENVIRONMENTAL AND SUSTAINABILITY RESEARCH, EDUCATION, AND OPERATIONS
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McDonnell International Scholars Academy
2nd International Symposium on Energy and Environment
December 8 - 10, 2008
Island Shangri-La
Pacific Place, Supreme Court Road, Central Hong Kong

A very successful Symposium was held in Hong Kong, and was attended by more than 150 participants from the 25 Partner Universities and Corporate Sponsors.  Browse the pages to learn more, view the presentations and pictures of the various events.





The goals of the 2nd International Symposium on Energy and Environment were to:

  • present results of collaborative research currently underway
  • identify new areas of research and education of global importance in energy and environment;
  • communicate areas of strength at each partner university; and
  • explore funding opportunitites to sustain collaborative projects;
  • University Presidents Forum initiate a "Call to Action" 
In addition, students from the 25 Partner Universities interacted with each other, and formed a cohort of global scholars working in areas of Energy and the Environment.  Opportunities to develop joint proposals and seek funding to promote multilateral collaborations will be explored.

 

2nd INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ENDS WITH RENEWED CALL FOR ACTION FOR 25 PARTNER UNIVERSITIES TO WORK COLLABORATIVELY TO TACKLE GLOBAL ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES

*  The Symposium was attended by more than 150 faculty, students and corporate leaders. A summary of the meeting, keynote presentations and CALL TO ACTION by Presidents of Universities have been posted on this site.

Dr. Steven Chu, keynote presenter at Symposium is appointed Secretary of Energy, USA (click for more information)

Collaborative Projects totaling  approximately $ 1 Million per year to be funded by Consortium for Clean Coal Utilization (look for for details in January 2009)

*  Pictures from various events at the Symposium. Click here to view.

*  NEW INITIATIVES LAUNCHED

Doctoral Students Launch Multi-University Network in Energy and Environment

Consortium for Clean Coal Utilization launched, December 8, 2008

 Faculty from 14 Universities form Multi-University AEROSOL NETWORK 

Corporate Sponsors

              

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Washington University in St. Louis                                                                                                                                                   MAGEEP Director:  Dr. Pratim Biswas
McDonnell International Scholars Academy