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.

Fingerprint The Elsevier Fingerprint Engine mines the text of the experts' scholarly documents – publication abstracts, awards, project summaries, patents, and other sources – to create an index of weighted terms which defines the text, known as a Fingerprint. By aggregating and comparing Fingerprints, the Elsevier Fingerprint Engine enables users to look beyond metadata and expose valuable connections among people, research units, publications, and ideas.

Catalytic DNA Chemical Compounds
Azurin Chemical Compounds
Nanoparticles Chemical Compounds
crop Earth & Environmental Sciences
Copper Chemical Compounds
DNA Chemical Compounds
soil Earth & Environmental Sciences
bioenergy Earth & Environmental Sciences

Network Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.

Research Output 1980 2018

A 3D convolutional neural network method for land cover classification using LiDAR and multi-temporal Landsat imagery

Xu, Z., Guan, K., Casler, N., Peng, B. & Wang, S., Oct 1 2018, In : ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. 144, p. 423-434 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

imagery
Landsat
land cover
Neural networks
grids

A CyberGIS Integration and Computation Framework for High-Resolution Continental-Scale Flood Inundation Mapping

Liu, Y. Y., Maidment, D. R., Tarboton, D. G., Zheng, X. & Wang, S., Aug 1 2018, In : Journal of the American Water Resources Association. 54, 4, p. 770-784 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

drainage
raster
parallel computing
methodology
digital elevation model

Adenovirus Replication Cycle Disruption from Exposure to Polychromatic Ultraviolet Irradiation

Vazquez-Bravo, B., Gonçalves, K., Shisler, J. L. & Marinas, 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

Datasets

Soil organic carbon (SOC) response to soil management practices in the continental United States

Ugarte, C. M. (Creator), Wander, M. M. (Creator), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Oct 24 2018

Dataset

Data from: Genome-wide association and genomic prediction for biomass yield in Miscanthus sinensis phenotyped in Asia and North America

Clark, L. V. (Creator), Dwiyanti, M. S. (Creator), Anzoua, K. G. (Creator), Brummer, J. E. (Creator), Głowacka, K. (Creator), Hall, M. (Creator), Heo, K. (Creator), Jin, X. (Creator), Lipka, A. E. (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, Nov 29 2017

Dataset

Activities 2016 2016

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

Fellow of the American Applied Economics Association

Madhu Khanna (Recipient)
2016

Activity: Other activity typesOther

Fellow of the American Heart Association

Dipanjan Pan (Recipient)
2016

Activity: Other activity typesTypes 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

Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship

Jesse C Ribot (Recipient), 2018

Prize

Thomas C. Kinnear/Journal of Public Policy and Marketing Award

Madhubalan Viswanathan (Recipient), Manoj Hastak (Recipient) & Roland Gau (Recipient), 2009

Prize

Public policy
Marketing