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Researchers Make Cyanobacteria a Better Renewable Energy Source

Research from the laboratory of Dr. Himadri Pakrasi, director of InCEES, supported by the Photosynthetic Antenna Research Center (PARC) and the Department of Energy’s Offices of BES and BER, was highlighted on the EMSL website.

InCEES Researcher Awarded First Prize

Derek Hoeferlin, associate professor of architecture in the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts and InCEES Researcher, has won first prize in the inaugural Designing Resilience in Asia International Open Competition.

CRETE House Coming Together

CRETE House is a net-zero home being built by Washington University students for the 2017 Solar Decathlon competition. Construction is taking place on the North Campus until mid-September, when Team WashU will disassemble it and travel to Denver, CO to put it back together for the competition. The house will be permanently installed in the Tyson Research Center for visiting scientists, during the winter of 2017-2018.

Introducing InCEES

We are pleased to announce that the center has been renamed to provide a clearer emphasis on energy and the environment. Moving forward, we will now be known as the International Center for Energy, Environment and Sustainability (InCEES).

Washington University responds to the U.S. withdrawal from the 2015 Paris Agreement

Read the official statement from Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton regarding President Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Change Accord.

ICONHeadshot_MWrighton"InCEES nurtures interdisciplinary work and collaborative efforts that accelerate the pace of progress in the discovery and application of knowledge addressing the great energy, environmental and sustainability challenges facing our planet."
Mark S. Wrighton, WUSTL Chancellor

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SIGINITInCEES fosters research related to energy, environment and sustainability that will benefit future generations. The hub of InCEES includes seven signature partners.


"InCEES provides a unique and exciting collaborative environment for everyone at Washington University who is interested in global issues related to energy, environment and sustainability.”
Himadri B. Pakrasi, InCEES Director