Research, Development and Policy
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- Atmospheric Sciences Research Center (ASRC)
A university-wide center that promotes and encourages programs in basic and applied sciences especially as they relate to the atmospheric environment
- Biodiversity, Conservation and Policy Program
Faculty and students conduct conservation-oriented research, serve on conservation boards, act as advisors, and provide technical assistance in local communities.
- Center for Sustainable Ecosystem Nanotechnologies (CSEN)
The Center for Sustainable EcoSystem Nanotechnologies, headquartered at CNSE, focuses on the nanotechnology's role in sustaining the world's critical ecosystems.
- Energy and Environmental Technology Applications Center (E2TAC)
E2TAC addresses the needs of advanced energy and environmental applications by leveraging CNSE's extensive capabilities in nanoelectronics and nanotechnology.
- Environmental Monitoring
Trains undergraduate students in field sampling and laboratory analysis of soil and water contamination.
- Graduate Planning Studios
Students participate in a real-world planning project that addresses an actual planning problem in a community.
- Institute for Health and the Environment
Promotes interdisciplinary research and grants in the broad area of health and the environment.
- International Renewable Energy Technology Institute (IRETI)
CNSE was selected on behalf of NYS to participate in IRETI, a global consortium designed to accelerate the adaptation and implementation of renewable energy technologies.
- National Transportation Information Systems Planning
UAlbany Professor Catherine Lawson chairs several panels and committees for the National Academy of Science's Transportation Research Board.
- New York Energy Policy Institute
UAlbany's School of Business has been chosen to be part of the $600,000 NYSERDA grant to establish a New York Energy Policy Institute.
- Remote Sensing
The GIS and Remote Sensing Laboratory does technical research, mapping and digital image analysis for the NYS Department of State.
- Research Collaboration with the National Weather Service
The National Weather Service performs research, often collaboratively, with UAlbany in order to improve forecasts and public service.