The Salata Institute recently announced the first cohort of awardees from their Seed Grant Program, which serves to enable interdisciplinary research in climate and sustainability. CGBC core faculty researchers Holly Samuelson and Martin Bechthold, alongside CGBC researcher David Tish, were … Read more
“Optimal control of HVAC and window systems for natural ventilation through reinforcement learning,” authored by Yujiao Chen, Leslie Norford, and CGBC/GSD researchers Holly W. Samuelson and Ali Malkawi, was selected as one of the “Ten best research papers” between 2018-2022 … Read more
“3D Printing of Hierarchical Porous Ceramics for Thermal Insulation and Evaporative Cooling,” authored by Alessandro Dutto, Michele Zanini, Etienne Jeoffroy, Elena Tervoort, André Studart, and CGBC researchers Saurabh Mhatre, Zachery B. Seibold, Martin Bechthold, was selected as one … Read more
This past week, four researchers from the Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities (CGBC) attended the 2023 American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Winter Conference in Atlanta, GA.
The ASHRAE Winter Conference, which took place from … Read more
Harvard University has announced the creation of the Salata Institute for Climate and Sustainability, a groundbreaking new entity that will advance and catalyze research programs across all of Harvard’s Schools and enable comprehensive cross-University education in climate and the environment.… Read more
Ten teams from across the University will share $1.3 million to support research into reducing the risks of climate change, hastening the transition to renewable energy, diminishing the impact of existing fossil fuels on the climate, understanding, and preparing for … Read more
On April 26, 2022, Associate Professor Holly Samuelson gave a keynote talk at the first edition of the Norman Foster Foundation Energy Public Debates in Madrid, Spain. During her talk (see recording below), she discusses how buildings are a cost-effective … Read more
When it comes to porous metamaterials —ubiquitous, sponge-like materials used in everything from sound absorption to self-cleaning glass — it’s all about how you slice it.
In a new paper from the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and … Read more