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FALL 2012

Washington University brings new approaches to coal research, education

“We at Washington University are proud to be working toward a sustainable future by addressing the scientific challenges and opportunities of clean coal utilization.”
- Richard Axelbaum, PhD, CCCU director & professor



New research projects awarded

The CCCU recently awarded $1.6 million to seven teams led by Washington University faculty members toward the advancement of science and technology in carbon dioxide capture, geologic sequestration and pollutant control.



Washington University engineers win $1.3 million for clean coal technology

The projects aim to develop innovative ways to cleanly burn coal for energy and to reduce the costs of carbon dioxide capture.




McDonnell International Scholars Academy 4th International Symposium on Energy & Environment: ACCESS Abundant Clean Cost-effective Energy Systems for Sustainability

Dec. 9-12, 2012
Oberoi Hotel
& Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Mumbai, India


Mark Conradi, PhD

Department of Physics

Putting Heat, Pressure on Carbon Dioxide Emissions


Consortium for Clean Coal Utilization cccu.wustl.edu
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As a leader in the scientific community with a mission of teaching, research and service to society, the School of Engineering & Applied Science is the anchor for a portfolio of initiatives addressing global climate change, including solar energy, clean coal technology, sustainability and clean water and air. Through the International Center for Advanced Renewable Energy and Sustainability (I-CARES), the McDonnell Academy Global Energy and Environmental Partnership (MAGEEP) and other efforts, our mission is to generate new knowledge to enhance human life and improve our planet.