It is with real pleasure that I welcome you to the Council of the Environment of the University of Maryland. Our University has tremendous breadth and depth in environmental and earth system science and, as a land grant university, is committed to bringing those resources to support the work of local communities and government, and to promote economic development in the State. Our strengths spread across a wide spectrum of academic fields such as anthropology, agriculture, architecture, climate and earth science, ecology, economics, energy, engineering for sustainable infrastructure, public health, public policy, sociology, and transportation. The Council will work to integrate this diversity of effort and to develop new opportunities. The public and private sectors in the State are also deeply engaged in environmental issues, to which they too bring great strengths. The Council will build new partnerships to connect these efforts with the University. As Chair, I am excited at the...
Anand Patwardhan was Professor in the Shailesh J Mehta School of Management at the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay. Anand has a BTech (Electrical Engineering) from IIT-Bombay and a MS (Environmental Science & Engineering) and PhD (Engineering and Public Policy), both from Carnegie Mellon University. Anand’s research interests are in the area of environment – climate studies, focusing on mitigation and adaptation responses to climate change; including the diffusion and adoption of clean technology and broader issues of science, technology and innovation policy.
MPact Week at UMD October 23, 2014 [View the story "Mpact Week Research on the Hill " on Storify]...
An Environmental Knight Visits UMD this Fall September 10, 2014 Sir Robert Watson, renowned British atmospheric scientist, will be visiting campus this October, thanks to the Council on the Environment and the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic
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UMD and UW Lead New NIH-funded Mentor Training Program to Advance Diversity of Biomedical Workforce October 23, 2014 UMD joins the University of Wisconsin-Madison in leading a new research mentor and mentee training initiative funded by the National Institute of Health’s National Research Mentoring Network.
UMD Statement on Viral Meningitis October 23, 2014 Statement from Dr. David McBride, Director of the University of Maryland Health Center.
Blind Cave Fish May Provide Insight on Human Health Issues October 23, 2014 New genetic analysis of blind cave fish could aid research on retinal disease, metabolic disturbance and sleep disorders.
UMD Researchers Formulate Cyber Protection for Supply Chains October 22, 2014 UMD researchers have developed an online portal to help companies track developing threats, map their IT supply chains, and anonymously measure themselves against industry peers and NIST standards.
Desert streams: Deceptively simple October 23, 2014 Volatile rainstorms drive complex landscape changes in deserts, particularly in dryland channels, which are shaped by flash flooding. Paradoxically, such desert streams have surprisingly simple
How ferns adapted to one of Earth's newest and most extreme environments October 23, 2014 Ferns are believed to be 'old' plant species -- some of them lived alongside the dinosaurs, over 200 million years ago. However, a group of Andean ferns evolved much more recently: their