Research Professor Rachel Abercrombie elected to AGU

Research Professor Rachel Abercrombie was elected President of the American Geophysical Union’s (AGU) Seismology division. Dr. Abercrombie’s term is set to begin on January 1st, 2023, where she will serve a two-year term. Dr. Abercrombie’s work focuses on investigating all facets of the earthquake rupture process; from how they start and grow, what factors govern […]

Professors Suchi Gopal and Magaly Koch publish with MA graduate Mira Kelly-Fair

Mira Kelly-Fair, a recent Master of Arts graduate in Earth & Environment, and incoming PhD student with Professor Suchi Gopal, recently published in MDPI’s open-access journal, Sustainability. The publication, Analysis of Land Use and Land Cover Changes through the Lends of SDG’s in Semarang, Indonesia, had various collaborators that included Earth & Environment’s Professor Suchi […]

Students Present to Brookline Zero Emissions Advisory Board

Five students from EE 538, Research for Environmental Agencies and Organizations, presented to a meeting of the Zero Emissions Advisory Board of Brookline, MA.  Brookline has had a Climate Action Plan in place for more than a decade.  After Brookline resident Deborah Brown saw students present in 2021, she informed the Board of the possibility […]

Congratulations to Associate Professor Dan Li!

A special congratulations to Dr. Dan Li, who has been promoted from the rank of assistant professor to associate professor. Associate Professor Li first joined the department in 2015 as an assistant professor, previously serving as a postdoctoral researcher at Princeton University. He completed his PhD at Princeton University in the department of Civil and […]

ISE Director Benjamin Sovacool recipient of 2022 Energy and Environment Specialty Group Professional Geographer Award

ISE Director Benjamin Sovacool paper, Dispossessed by decarbonisation: Reducing vulnerability, injustice, and inequality in the lived experience of low-carbon pathways published in World Development was selected as the winner of the 2022 Energy and Environment Specialty Group Professional Geographer Award! ABSTRACT This study examines the justice and equity implications of four low-carbon transitions, and it […]

Students Present Innovative Energy Program Ideas to Local And National Energy Experts

On February 22nd, Daniel Daponte and Valentina Vaney presented their ideas for municipal action to accelerate the adoption of solar and novel solar placement to the Municipal Sustainable Energy Forum, a discussion group of experts on energy policy for communities.  Daponte and Ian Galinson previously presented their work to the Sustainable Lexington (Massachusetts) committee, which […]