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Faculty Affiliate Burcu Akinci is a co-founder and Chief Innovation Officer of LeanFM Technologies and newly appointed head of Civil and Environmental Engineering at CMU. Her ongoing work uses building information modeling and sensing technologies to increase operational efficiency.



The seventh annual CMU Student Energy Research Poster Competition featured 19 posters presented by CMU students from across the university during this year's CMU Energy Week. 

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The Power Sector Carbon Index, which is a partnership with Mitsubishi Power, is an initiative of the Scott Institute created to track the progress of the United States’ transition to cleaner electricity generation.

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