Examples of funded research projects in the EEFE program:

Energy

Environment

Food

The "Smart Grid" and the transition to more efficient and lower-impact energy

Climate change and adaptation

Food-purchasing behavior and obesity

Marcellus Shale and other unconventional natural gas sources

Sustainable cost-effective solutions to nutrient pollution

Food deserts, food access, and market structure

Electricity market structure for wind energy integration

Land-use policies, amenities, and environmental quality

Food-waste behavior and policies

Energy efficiency and financial literacy

Flood risk and other extreme event policies

Local and regional food systems

  • Graduate students in the EEFE program will have the opportunity to assist on these types of projects and others.
  • Students entering the EEFE program are matched with research faculty to immediately work on research projects.
  • Faculty will help EEFE students develop their own research ideas for publications and grant proposals.