Professors Cleveland and Gopal receive Microsoft grant

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May 8th, 2018

Professors Cutler Cleveland and Suchi Gopal, along with their colleague Michael Walsh of BU’s Institute for Sustainable Energy, have been awarded a grant through Microsoft’s AI for Earth Program. The award will support the development of a cloud-based analytical workflow for urban and regional-scale integrated assessment of energy use, greenhouse gas emissions and mitigation pathways. This work supports the Carbon Free Boston project of the Institute for Sustainable Energy and the Department of Earth and Environment.

AI for Earth puts Microsoft’s cloud and AI tools in the hands of those working to solve global environmental challenges. Through grants that provide access to cloud and AI tools, opportunities for education and training on AI, and investments in innovative, scalable solutions, AI for Earth works to advance sustainability across the world.