Balancing energy needs with environmental and economic sustainability is a critical challenge to our society.
With a wide diversity of disciplines, an entrepreneurial spirit, and global reach, Boston University is addressing this challenge across its research, innovation and academic activities. In addition, BU’s location within the city of Boston, provides a strategic focus for the growth and development of the BU Sustainable Neighborhood Lab.
- Smart City research: Imagining Intelligent Traffic Lights, Parking Spaces, Buildings, and Appliances, in Bostonia.
- Engaging the Madison Park Village community to improve energy efficiency in residential urban housing.