Associate Professor Tony Reames will be returning to SEAS from his leave of absence at the Department of Energy (DOE), where he served as the Principal Deputy Director for State and Community Energy Programs and the DOE’s Deputy Director for Energy Justice. Reames will become the Tishman Professor of Environmental Justice and serve as the new Director of the SEAS Detroit Sustainability Clinic, effective January 2024.
Negotiators from nearly 200 countries have gathered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, for the two-week COP28 conference in an effort to curb greenhouse gas emissions and avoid the worst ravages of climate change. University of Michigan experts, including those from SEAS, are available to comment.
This summer’s Chesapeake Bay “dead zone” was the smallest it’s been since monitoring began in 1985, according to data released by the Chesapeake Bay Program’s monitoring partners. In June, a research team that includes SEAS aquatic ecologist Don Scavia forecast that the 2023 Chesapeake Bay dead zone would be 33% smaller than the long-term average between 1985 and 2022, which would make it the smallest on record.
Looking for a good read to close out 2023? Or a handful to add to your list for 2024? You’re in luck! Here’s a list of the books we’ve been reading this year at the University of Michigan School for Environment and Sustainability (SEAS).
Adam Molnar, a PitE graduate, and Ramses Alcaide, who received a doctorate in neuroscience at U-M, co-founded Neurable. The start-up aims to make neurotechnology accessible to everyone by producing wearable devices that record brain activity and allow users to control technology and the world around them.