INSTITUTE FOR SUSTAINABILITY, ENERGY, AND ENVIRONMENT
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN

ACTIONABLE RESEARCH IS FINDING REAL-WORLD, LASTING
SOLUTIONS TO EARTH’S MOST PRESSING SUSTAINABILITY,
ENERGY, AND ENVIRONMENTAL NEEDS.

Sustainability is meeting the needs of the present
without compromising the ability of future
generations to meet their own needs.

OUR MISSION IS TO CREATE ACTIONABLE, INTERDISCIPLINARY
RESEARCH THAT CONCENTRATES ON FUNDAMENTAL CHALLENGES
IN THE GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT.

OUR VISION IS TO FIND SOLUTIONS THAT MEET THE GROWING
DEMAND FOR FOOD, WATER AND ENERGY OF THE RAPIDLY
INCREASING WORLD POPULATION, WHILE ENSURING A SAFE,
PRODUCTIVE AND SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENT FOR ALL.

Climate Solutions

Climate Solutions
Energy Transitions

Energy Transitions
Sustainable Infrastructure

Sustainable Infrastructure
Water and Land Stewardship

Water and Land Stewardship
Secure and Sustainable Agriculture

Secure and Sustainable Agriculture

NEWS

Styrecycle: A New Effort to Reduce Waste on the Illinois Campus

Expanded polystyrene — more commonly known by its brand name “Styrofoam” — is everywhere. Sadly, almost all of it gets tossed in the trash. Styrecycle, a new iSEE-supported and student-pioneered specialty recycling program on campus, was created to cut down the volume of Styrofoam headed to the landfill.

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Resilient Communities Project Earns 3-Year Grant from CERL

The U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL) this month awarded Principal Investigator Yanfeng Ouyang and co-PIs Paolo Gardoni and Colleen Murphy an additional three years and $499,964 to continue their research into the resiliency of communities during times of manmade or natural extreme events.

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First Levenick iSEE Fellows Named

Professor, student will research how individuals on campus make decisions relating to energy use and test behavioral intervention strategies to reduce energy consumption.

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