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Promoting Opportunities with Energy Research (POWER) Offers Undergraduate Assistantships

Promoting Opportunities with Energy Research (POWER) Offers Undergraduate Assistantships

Deadline: January 31, 2019 Duke University undergraduates seeking paid energy research opportunities on campus may apply for funding through the Office of Undergraduate Research Support (URS), thanks to a partnership with the Duke University Energy Initiative. Through the Promoting Opportunities with Energy Research (POWER Program), a limited number of students may receive up to $400 per semester […]

Marshall Scholars Rooted in Interdisciplinary Scholarship on Energy and Brain Sciences

Marshall Scholars Rooted in Interdisciplinary Scholarship on Energy and Brain Sciences

Duke University seniors Julie Uchitel and Shomik Verma have received the highly competitive Marshall Scholarship to pursue postgraduate studies in the U.K. Like Duke’s 2019 Rhodes Scholars, they have deep roots in the intellectual communities of Duke’s university-wide interdisciplinary institutes and initiatives. Julie Uchitel A double major in Neuroscience and French, Uchitel has many ties […]

21 Alumni, 21 Students, 36 Hours in Energy at Duke University

21 Alumni, 21 Students, 36 Hours in Energy at Duke University

What happens when 21 successful energy alumni intersect with 21 motivated energy students for a weekend? The Duke University Energy Initiative decided to find out with its 36 Hours in Energy event on October 12-14. The Energy Initiative, Duke’s interdisciplinary hub for all things energy, assembled the 42 attendees for a program that was equal parts networking […]

Duke Students Examine Sustainable Energy Solutions in New Volume of Case Studies

Duke Students Examine Sustainable Energy Solutions in New Volume of Case Studies

What do dusty solar panels, biomass cookstoves, biogas-fueled sanitation systems, and renewable project finance have in common? Each is featured in a new volume of energy access case studies from Duke University student authors. Case studies by Michael Valerino (PhD ’23, Environmental Engineering), Chinmoy Kumar (MIDP’19, Master of International Development Policy), Brandon Hunter (PhD’20, Environmental […]