MAGEEP Funded Projects 2007-2008

Washington University in St. Louis has funded 14 projects to promote interactions with counterpart Universities in MAGEEP. Preliminary results from these projects will be presented at the MAGEEP Second International Symposium on Energy and Environment.

Final Report with Project Results

MAGEEP PROPOSALS FUNDED (October 2007)

Washington University Participants Partner University Participants Project Title
Name Department University Name
PI:  Robert Blankenship Department of Biology and Chemistry Technion-Israel Institute of Technology Noam Adir Exploring the structure and function of a minimal photosynthetic antenna complex
PI:  Ramesh Agarwal MASE Jawaharlal Nehru University BB Bhattacharya Integrative Analysis of Non-Renewable and Renewable Energy Sources for Electricity Generation: Demand and Supply Factors, Environmental Risks and Policy Evaluation
co-PI: Ping Wang Economics Jawaharlal Nehru University VK Jain
National Taiwan University Hung-Ju Chen
Chinese University of Hong Kong Jun Zhang
PI:  William Lowry Political Science Fudan University Zhang Zhen The Changing Face of Hydropower in Canada, China, and the US
CoPI:  Andrew Mertha Political Science
PI:  Da-Ren Chen  EECE National Taiwan University Chih-Chieh Chen System Approach to Study the Performance of Indoor Air Cleaners: From the Energy Conservation and Air Quality Control Viewpoints
 
co-PI: Ruth Chen EECE
PI:  Suresh Sureshkumar  EECE IIT-Bombay Sharad Bhartiya Nucleating McDonnell Academy Partnership for Nanophotonics Research for Advanced Solar Energy Applications
  CoPI:  Ramiki Kalyanaraman  Physics IIT-Bombay Ravindra Gudi
CoPI:  Lan Yang Electrical and Systems Engr Middle East Technical University Rasit Turan
PI:  Pratim Biswas  EECE Chinese University of Hong Kong Jimmy Yu COLLABORATORY FOR DEVELOPING COURSE CONTENT IN AEROSOL SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING
co-PI: Richard Axelbaum Peking University Min Hu &
Maosheng Yao
co-PI: Stefan R. Falke Tsinghua University Jiming Hao
co-PI: Jay R. Turner Indian Institute of Technology Bombay Chandra Venkataraman &
Virendra Sethi
co-PI:  Da-Ren Chen National Taiwan University C.C. Chen
Jawaharlal Nehru University V. K. Jain
Yonsei University Tai-Gyu Lee & J. Hawang
PI:  Daniel Giammar EECE Indian Institute of Technology Bombay Akkihebbal K. Suresh INTERFACIAL PROCESSES CONTROLLING LEAD MOBILITY IN ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEMS
co-PI:   Jill D. Pasteris Earth and Planetary Science
PI:  Largus T. Angenent EECE Bogazici University Orhan Yenigun Anaerobic treatment of domestic wastewater from rural communities with an anaerobic migrating blanket reactor: feasibility and policy on water reuse.
Chulalongkorn University Pichaya Rachdawong
Chulalongkorn University Chackrit Nuengjamnong
Bogazici University Turgut Tuzun Onay
PI: Paul J. Donnelly Architecture Technion-Israel Institute of Technology Raphael Semiat PCM Membranes in Architectural Enclosures
PI: Jr-Shin Li Electrical and Systems Engr National Taiwan University Ching-pin Tung Global Climate Change: Control theory methods for a coupled climate model with carbon-cycle feedbacks
PI:  Gautam Yadama GWB Social Work IIT-Bombay Virendra Sethi Adoption of Appropriate Household and Commercial Stove Technologies to Address Energy and Environmental Problems in Orissa and Andhra Pradesh, India
co-PI: Pratim Biswas
EECE
PI: Jay R. Turner  EECE IIT-Bombay Tom V. Matthew SUSTAINABLE URBAN TRANSPORT: ASSESSING AIR QUALITY IMPACTS OF TRANSPORTATION NETWORK IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS
PI: Tristram Kidder  Anthropology Peking University Song Yuqin Proposal for Exploratory Research on Holocene Climate Change, Landscape Evolution, and Human Response in the Lower Yellow River Floodplain, Henan Province, China
 
PI: Richard Axelbaum EECE Tsinghua University Shuxiao Wang Evaluation of Distributed Power Generation Option for Rural China