Known as the ‘father of green chemistry,’ Anastas, who directs YSE's Center for Green Chemistry and Green Engineering, is recognized for revolutionizing the chemical industry with the principle that environmental hazards can be eliminated through thoughtful upfront design.
Awards / Grants / Funding
Awards / Grants / Funding
- Coral Vita, a commercial land-based coral farm founded by YSE alumni Sam Teicher and Gator Halpern, recently won the inaugural Earthshot Prize, which supports innovative solutions to the climate crisis.
- Dorji helped raise $40 million for sustainable financing of Bhutan’s park system under the Bhutan for Life initiative.
- Daniel Piotto is hoping his studies in forest restoration and plantation forestry can help counter devastating tree loss in one the country’s “last frontiers.”
- While the state of the world in 2021 may not easily inspire optimism, even among folks who are normally cheery, it seems negativity has never entered the mind of Nan Jenks-Jay ’86 MES.
- Mesa, a startup run by Tony Cisneros '21 MEM and Caroline Ebinger '22 MEM, seeks to provide nutritious backpacking meals while supporting core planetary health principles.
- Bipul Mayank ’21 MEM has been selected as an Andrew Sabin International Environmental Fellow, which provides support for tuition and post-graduate service in the environmental sector.
- The Yale Program on Climate Change Communication this week received a Friend of the Planet award from the National Center for Science Education.
- F&ES doctoral student Yoon says he considers Bormann, who died in 2012, a personal hero and views Bormann's work as one of environmental science’s “great success stories.”
- A research team led by F&ES Professor Michelle Bell has received a $4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to examine environmental health disparities within the U.S. senior population.
- (JIE) has introduced a new prize, the Graedel Prize, honoring the best papers by a junior and senior author published in the journal. The prize is named for Yale Professor Thomas E. Graedel in recognition of his vital contributions and pioneering work in the development of the field of industrial ecology.
- A team of Yale students last week won the MBA Impact Investing Network and Training (MIINT) competition, a pitch-off featuring students from business schools around the globe.
- A team of joint-degree students from F&ES and the Yale School of Management has reached the final stage of an international MBA competition hosted by the coffee company Nestlé Nespresso, an operating unit of the Nestlé Group.
- A team of students and recent graduates from F&ES this summer traveled to Switzerland where they were finalists in the 2017 Sustainability MBA Challenge hosted by NestléNespresso, an operating unit of the Nestle Group.
- When dangerous storms batter coastal communities, not all residents heed safety advisories. A new study by the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication will explore what factors shape these choices.