Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment

Organization profile

Organization profile

With the world population projected to increase to 8 billion by 2023 — and to as much as 16 billion by 2100 — the Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment (iSEE) is purposed to find solutions for the ever-growing demand for food, water, and energy while ensuring a safe, productive, and sustainable environment for all global citizens.

The Institute was created to lead an interdisciplinary approach to researching solutions for the world’s pressing sustainability, energy and environmental needs today and tomorrow. We call this "actionable research" — scientific progress with the emphasis on finding real-world, immediately usable answers to these problems.

Our holistic approach to research brings together the brightest of the bright to solve the world’s current and future problems. iSEE shepherds that approach in five distinct themes: Climate Solutions, Energy Transitions, Sustainable Infrastructure, Water and Land Stewardship, and Secure and Sustainable Agriculture.

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Catalytic DNA Chemical Compounds
photosynthesis Agriculture & Biology
Azurin Chemical Compounds
Nanoparticles Chemical Compounds
Carbon Monoxide Chemical Compounds
crop Earth & Environmental Sciences
soybeans Agriculture & Biology
bioenergy Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Research Output 1980 2018

Adenovirus Replication Cycle Disruption from Exposure to Polychromatic Ultraviolet Irradiation

Vazquez-Bravo, B., Gonçalves, K., Shisler, J. L. & Mariñas, B. J. Mar 20 2018 In : Environmental Science and Technology. 52, 6, p. 3652-3659 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

irradiation
genome
Genes
Irradiation
polymerase chain reaction

A high-performance and in-season classification system of field-level crop types using time-series Landsat data and a machine learning approach

Cai, Y., Guan, K., Peng, J., Wang, S., Seifert, C., Wardlow, B. & Li, Z. Jun 1 2018 In : Remote Sensing of Environment. 210, p. 35-47 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Infrared devices
artificial intelligence
Distributed computer systems
cost effectiveness
Landsat

A Holistic Framework to Assess Drought Preparedness

Cai, X., Shafiee-Jood, M., Ge, Y., Kokoszka, S. & Apurv, T. Jan 1 2018 In : World Scientific Series on Asia-Pacific Weather and Climate. 10, p. 177-191 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

drought
crisis management
natural hazard
limiting factor
environmental factor

Datasets

Data from: A footprint of past climate change on the diversity and population structure of Miscanthus sinensis

Clark, L. V. (Creator), Brummer, J. E. (Creator), Głowacka, K. (Creator), Hall, M. (Creator), Heo, K. (Creator), Peng, J. (Creator), Yamada, T. (Creator), Yoo, J. H. (Creator), Yu, C. Y. (Creator), Zhao, H. (Creator), Long, S. P. (Creator), Sacks, E. J. (Creator), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2014

Dataset

Activities 2016 2016

  • 1 Types of Award - Fellowship awarded competitively
  • 1 Other

Fellow of the American Heart Association

Pan, D. (Recipient)
2016

Activity: Types of Award - Fellowship awarded competitively

Press / Media

Geography professor awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

Jesse C Ribot

4/5/18

1 media contribution

Press / Media: Research

Faculty members selected for distinguished chairs

Antoinette M Burton, Nathan Gunn, Stephen P Long & Jeffrey S Moore

1/23/18

1 media contribution

Press / Media: Research

Honors & Recognition

2016 AAEA Distinguished Extension/Outreach Program

Scott H Irwin (Recipient), Nicholas D Paulson (Recipient), Gary Donald Schnitkey (Recipient), Bruce J Sherrick (Recipient), Mark Althouse (Recipient), Ryan Batts (Recipient), Jonathan Coppess (Recipient), Stu Ellis (Recipient) & Andy Goers (Recipient), 2016

Prize

consumer economics
outreach
agricultural policy
decision support systems