TITLE

Stanford Starts Energy Research Institute

AUTHOR(S)
Lee, Michael
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Red Herring;1/12/2009, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reveals the plan of Stanford University to launch a $100 million research institute focused on energy issues. According to Stanford President John Hennessy, universities need to focus their full talent on the greatest challenges facing today's world. Some of the objectives of scientists at the Precourt Institute of Energy include looking for ways to boost the efficiency of photovoltaic cells, develop sustainable energy and lower the carbon footprint. The funding will also result to the creation of new faculty positions.
ACCESSION #
36602884

 

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