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Stanford's Precourt Institute for Energy Efficiency awards new round of faculty research grants
Date:11/3/2008

The Precourt Institute for Energy Efficiency has awarded its second round of competitive research grants to members of the Stanford faculty. Seven proposals will receive a total of $824,000 in seed grants over the next year for projects designed to promote energy-efficient behaviors and technologies.

"Our objective is to radically improve energy efficiency within a decade," said John P. Weyant, deputy director of the institute. "We're confident that the seven projects we've funded will have that kind of payoff."

The institute's steering committee received 12 proposals from researchers in the Graduate School of Business and the schools of Medicine, Engineering and Humanities and Sciences, Weyant said. "It's a very diversified group of faculty from across the campus and includes two projects with partners in India and Korea," he said.

The following seven projects will receive funding from the institute:

  • Increasing Energy Efficiency Behaviors Among Adolescents: A randomized, controlled trial designed to assess a school-based program to increase energy-efficiency behaviors among ninth graders. Principal investigator: Thomas Robinson (Pediatrics and Medicine).

  • An Incentive Mechanism for Reducing Congestion-Related Costs in Transportation Systems: A pilot project to reduce road congestion in Bangalore, India, by modifying commuter-driving patterns. Principal investigator: Balaji Prabhakar (Electrical Engineering and Computer Science).

  • An Integrated Conceptual Design Process for Energy, Thermal Comfort and Daylighting: A proposal to develop a computer model that helps architects and engineers streamline the process of designing sustainable buildings. Principal investigator: John Haymaker (Civil and Environmental Engineering).

  • Appliance Efficiency and Long-Run Energy Demand: A study of how people make decisions about appliance purchases and the effect that these choices have on energ
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Contact: Mark Shwartz
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650-723-9296
Stanford University
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