Raj Rajan, global sustainability technical leader and research, development and engineering vice president at Ecolab, Inc., discussed how commercial enterprises must shift the way they think about water in their business models in last week's Frontiers in the Environment lecture. His talk, "Water Stewardship and the Private Sector" took place Wednesday, Feb. 26 on the University of Minnesota's St. Paul campus.
Ellison Carter, a postdoctoral fellow in energy, air pollution and health at the Institute on the Environment, discussed her research on environmental and health impacts of indoor air pollution at Frontiers in the Environment in February.
"Sounds and Visions of Cedar Creek" was supported by an IonE Mini Grant. Proposals for Spring 2014 Mini Grants are being accepted through March 16.
That was the topic of last week's Frontiers in the Environment lecture presented by Steve Polasky, an IonE resident fellow and Regents professor of applied economics in the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences. Polasky delivered his speech, "What IS the Green Economy? And How Do We Get One?" Feb. 12 at the University of Minnesota in St. Paul.
Jian-Ping Wang, an IonE resident fellow and distinguished McKnight University professor in the College of Science and Engineering, is working to change that. Wang discussed his research using spintronic and nano magnetic technologies at his Frontiers in the Environment lecture, "Intelligent Nanotechnology for Environmental Monitoring," Feb. 5.