2007-Wilton E. Scott Institute for Energy Innovation - Carnegie Mellon University


December 07, 2007

Press Release: Carnegie Mellon Intelligent Workplace Celebrates 10th Anniversary, Dec. 11-12

The two-day conference will focus on the future of energy generation and the built environment, with a special emphasis on energy conservation, renewable energy and its impact on health and productivity. The conference is being held in Phipps Conservatory Dec. 11 and at the IW Dec. 12. More »

November 20, 2007

Press Release: Carnegie Mellon Engineering Students Win Prestigious Contest Designed To Challenge Presidential Candidates On Energy and Sustainability Issues


Carnegie Mellon University graduate engineering students Shahzeen Attari, Ines Margarida Lima de Azevedo, Benjamin Flath and Constantine Samaras are first-place winners in a letter-writing competition called "Tomorrow's Energy Ambassadors, Managers and Scholars" (TEAMS). More »

August 22, 2007

Press Release: Carnegie Mellon Researchers Urge U.S. Officials To Study Indirect Impacts of Fossil Fuels That May Limit Future Energy Alternatives

Steel Plant

A team of Carnegie Mellon University researchers report that the choices U.S. officials make today could limit how the nation's future energy needs are met and could cost consumers billions in idle power plants and associated infrastructure systems. More »

May 31, 2007

Press Release: Carnegie Mellon Properties on South Craig Street Cited for Efficiency, Sustainability, Green Design

Solar Panels on Craig

Carnegie Mellon University buildings at 300 and 407 S. Craig Street have received Silver Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council for their energy efficiency, sustainability and use of green design principles during recent renovation projects. More »

April 2007

Carnegie Mellon Today: Cool Ideas


Granger Morgan, professor and head of Carnegie Mellon's Department of Engineering and Public Policy (EPP), uses extreme scenarios as a backdrop for a qualifying exam for doctoral students in EPP. The students, playing analysts, were charged with exploring various options for helping a hypothetical Miami real estate holding company to chart a future course based on a "worst case" of such a sea level rise. More »

March 14, 2007

Press Release: Tepper School Alum Discusses Sustainable Technology in New Podcast

Business and profits are powerful forces. In a new podcast from Carnegie Mellon University's Tepper School of Business, alumnus Sarosh Kumana (MSIA, 1977) discusses how these forces combine with sustainable technologies to help solve significant problems like those associated with climate change, pollution and diminishing resources. More »

February 9, 2007

Press Release: Sustainable Technology Award Added to McGinnis Venture Competition at Tepper School

A new Sustainable Technology Award has been added to the 2007 McGinnis Venture Competition at Carnegie Mellon University's Tepper School of Business, joining the Technology and Life Sciences awards at the prestigious international business plan competition. Hosted by the Donald H. Jones Center for Entrepreneurship at the Tepper School, the 2007 McGinnis Venture Competition will be held March 15–17. More »

Janurary 26, 2007

Press Release: Carnegie Mellon Engineers Devise New Process To Improve Energy Efficiency of Ethanol Production

Carnegie Mellon University chemical engineers have devised a new process that can improve the efficiency of ethanol production, a major component in making biofuels a significant part of the U.S. energy supply. More »