Robert (Skip) Pomeroy collaborated with centers and faculty to use marine algae as a source of clean energy. With this algae-based biofuel, his team has built a surfboard and fueled a motorcycle. He will help us surf our way into a sustainable future.
Whendee Silver created a “garbage to grasslands” project that captures organic waste and applies it to rangelands. This project will serve as a catalyst for engaging the public and policy makers in land-based climate change mitigation.
Arianne Teherani created a groundbreaking curriculum to teach medical students and other future health professionals about the impacts of climate change on human health. Her work is designed to help future doctors, pharmacists, nurses, physical therapists, and dentists understand and prepare for the challenges ahead.
UC President Janet Napolitano has selected Sue Carter, professor of physics and associate dean of graduate studies, as one of ten recipients of the inaugural Award for Outstanding Faculty Leadership in Presidential Initiatives.