Thursday, October 7th, 2021
David Cwiertny, director of and senior research fellow in the Environmental Policy Research Program, was named the William D. Ashton Professor of Civil Engineering.
Monday, August 16th, 2021
Several PPC research fellows were awarded grants in the first round of Jumpstarting Tomorrow grants, sponsored by the Research Development Office (RDO) and the Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR).
Tuesday, May 18th, 2021
On Wednesday, May 5, a team of undergraduate students presented their work analyzing emails that pertain to the Flint Water Crisis.
Thursday, October 29th, 2020
Research in Brief is a monthly series that highlights the policy research work of the Public Policy Center. In this month's episode, director of the Environmental Policy Research Program, David Cwiertny, talks about his work in water quality policy and how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted his work.
Thursday, October 8th, 2020
Monday, June 8th, 2020
Matthew Dannenberg, assistant professor of Geographical and Sustainability Sciences, joins the PPC as a summer scholar-in-residence, to work on his project, "Contributions of Anthropogenic Warming to Drought-Induced Loss of Vegetation Health."
Thursday, June 4th, 2020
David Cwiertny, with faculty at the College of Public Health and the University of Notre Dame, were awarded an NSF RAPID grant to develop safer PPE.
Friday, May 1st, 2020
David Cwiertny, director of the Public Policy Center's (PPC) Environmental Policy Research Program, helped co-author, "Considerations for Large Building Water Quality after Extended Stagnation," that studies the results of extended stagnation of water pipes, as buildings sit largely unused during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Thursday, April 23rd, 2020
Several of the Public Policy Center's (PPC) research fellows and affiliates were interviewed for "Pandemic Insights," a series of YouTube videos presented by the Obermann Center.
Monday, April 13th, 2020
One of David Cwiertny's students has shifted her focus from creating water filtration devices to creating air filters for personal protective equipment (PPE) masks.