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Cal Energy Corps 2021: Final Blog Roundup

Cal Energy Corps interns have been hard at work both in-person and remotely with their host organizations! As the 2021 program draws to a close, they have officially wrapped up their projects and tasks. Let’s take one last look at the work some of our interns accomplished.

A Quantitative, Equitable Framework for Urban Transportation Electrification

Dr. Sergio Castellanos Rodriguez, former researcher at CIEE and currently an Assistant Professor at UT Austin, recently released a paper which focuses on equitable transportation electrification in Oakland, CA in The Sustainable Cities and Society journal based on research conducted during his time at CIEE.

Hamilton Sensors: Operating the next generation of smart buildings

On March 31, 2021, the Hamilton project came to a close after four and a half years. Named after Alexander Hamilton, whose portrait appears on the ten-dollar bill, the project developed a modular, open-source, low-cost wireless sensor system to enable energy-efficient building operations for only ten dollars.

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An Update from Samantha, 2020 Art Rosenfeld Award Winner

“This last year has highlighted the need for supporting the most vulnerable, low-resource communities around the world, especially in the face of difficult, uncertain times.” Samantha Hing reflects on how the Art Rosenfeld Award has impacted her research activities on energy-efficient cookstoves.

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