Abhishek Kar shares his thoughts on the Indian government’s Ujjwala program, which aims to scale up household access to Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) for clean cooking. More
Luiza Toledo writes about how the IIASA Women in Science Club are creating a safe space to talk about and advance gender equality in science. More
"Bridging Silos: Collaborating for Environmental Health and Justice in Urban Communities" is a recent publication by 1993 YSSPer Katrina Smith Korfmacher. She is currently Associate Professor of Environmental Medicine at the University of Rochester. Read more about the importance of this work and how the YSSP impacted her career. More
It is with profound sadness that IIASA marks the death of C.S. Holling, who was a researcher at IIASA from 1973-1975 and director from 1981-1984. His work founded the field of Adaptive Ecosystem Policy and Management at IIASA, and he led the institute as director during a time of great uncertainty. More
On 11 July 2019, 1993 YSSPer Susan Cholette visited IIASA to give back to the institute that hosted her two decades ago. She hosted an Alumni/AIR scientific seminar on "Modelling the Transportation Carbon Footprint of a Wine Supply Chain" and a IIASA Women in Science Club (WISC) Meet, Greet, and Eat. Below she shares advice to current and future YSSP participants. More
Gregory F. Nemet is currently Professor of Public Affairs at the Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs, University of Wisconsin-Madison. He recently published "How Solar Energy Became Cheap: A Model for Low-Carbon Innovation." Below he shares the importance of this work and the impact of the YSSP. More
Fumi Harahap is currentlyis a PhD candidate at the Department of Energy Technology at KTH Royal Institute of Technology Sweden with research focus on sustainable bioenergy development. Below she shares the importance of her recent publication and the impact of the YSSP. More
It is with great sadness that IIASA marks the death of Tibor Vasko on 18 March 2019. As a signatory of the IIASA Charter and later as an IIASA honorary scholar and Dean of the Young Scientist Summer Program, Vasko’s passing is a profound loss to the institute and the field of science diplomacy. More
Former YSSPer Peter Lohmander currently cooperates with Linnaeus University, Mid Sweden University, and Guilan University and is researching: how should natural resources be managed when we do not know everything about the future? Below he shares how the YSSP impacted his career and the importance of his work. More
William D. Nordhaus received the 2018 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for his work in integrating climate change into long-run macroeconomic analysis. Hislongstanding association with IIASA is closely bound to the issues the Nobel Committee cites in the award. More
Michel Grenon, Research Scholar and leader of the Resources Group within the IIASA Energy Program and the Resources and Environment Area from 1974 to 1981, passed away in Paris, France on August 15, 2018 shortly before his 90th birthday. He is now united with his beloved wife Catherine, who passed away in 2002. More
Alumna Prof. Dr. DianaÜrge-Vorsatz recently gave a lecture to the IIASA Women in Science Club on"Disruptive urban energy solutions and their interactions with other societal goals." More
Former World Population Program LeaderAndrei Rogers was awarded the 2018 Mindel Sheps Award at the Population Association of America meeting. More
Nemi Vora is a PhD candidate in Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh, USA. She recently received the runner up prize at the Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Pitt Competition. Below she describes how she approached communicating her research to a general audience. More
Former US NMO secretary and IIASA alumnus Alan McDonald honors the memory of Professor Francis Bator, who passed on 15 March and was instrumental in the creation of IIASA during his role as the deputy national security advisor to President Lyndon Johnson and in transition of US membership in 1982. More
Mingshu Wang is currently a Ph.D. candidate at the Department of Geography, University of Georgia, USA. He recently first-authored a paper in Journal of Urban Planning and Development exploring the relationship between urban forms and carbon emissions in 104 Chinese cities. More
The Alumni Association is introducing new staff at IIASA to the alumni community. This editorial on IIASA at this year's AAAS Annual Meeting is by Jan Marco Müller, who is Head of the Directorate Office and Coordinator for Science to Policy and Science Diplomacy since 2017. More
It is with profound sadness that IIASA marks the death of Professor Ishfaq Ahmad on 18 January. As a former IIASA Council member, former President of the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission and former Advisor to the Prime Minister, he was a great supporter of IIASA. More
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