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Monday, October 26, 2009

National Grid endows sustainable energy program at Clarkson University

National Grid US President Tom King visited Clarkson University today to announce the creation of the National Grid Endowed Fund for Student Research Opportunities in Sustainable Energy.  The program will annually fund up to five summer research opportunitis for Clarkson Honors Program students studying sustainable energy.  "National Grid's endowment at Clarkson is designed to provide educational and career pathways for bright young students and is an investment in the future of sustainable energy and engineering," said King.

Clarkson President Tony Collins added, "Partnerships like this one provide our students with access to state-of-the-art research technology, while simultaneously benefitting our nation's energy consumers."

Clarkson is a nationally recognized research university.  It has a number of programs related to sustainable energy:
  • Center for Advanced Materials Processing
  • Center for Sustainable Energy Systems
  • Center for the Environment
  • Center for Air Resources Engineering and Science
  • Turbulence and Multiphase Fluid Flow Laboratory
  • EQS Center
  • Shipley Center for Innovation
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