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Environment and Energy Policy and Management

Addressing Politics, Economics, Engineering and Policy Issues to Find National and Global Solutions

Glenn College faculty generate rigorous research to understand how energy and environmental systems and policy interact, how energy markets and regulatory environment affects technology adoption, and how state and local politics shape policy innovation and implementation.

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Prof. Hongtao Yi’s recent research, published in Review of Policy Research with Sojin Jang of the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, sheds lights on the political dynamics around the reversal and rollback of renewable energy policies across the United States.  

Read the renewable energy policies article

A study co-authored by Glenn College Associate Professor Noah Dormady and published in the International Journal of Production Economics provides the first empirical assessment of economic resilience metrics that businesses can use to prioritize resilience expenditures to maintain business continuity and stability after catastrophic events.  

Learn more about the economic resilience research.  

Associate Professor Jeffrey Bielicki addresses a U.S. Department of Energy priority to reduce dependence on China for raw materials critical for electronics production in his recent article, “Recovering Rare Earth Elements from Coal Mine Drainage Using Industrial Byproducts: Environmental and Economic Consequences,” published in Environmental Engineering Science. The paper assesses the costs and consequences of extracting rare earth elements, used to make cell phones, computers and more, from coal mine drainage using a process developed by a group of Ohio State researchers, including Bielicki, that now has a published patent

Battelle Center Tackles Challenges at Intersection of Technology, Public Policy

Guided by a mission to innovate in the public interest, the center creates actionable intelligence for decisionmakers to address “wicked” national challenges, develops analytical tools to understand future threats, and generates path-breaking technological solutions for science, engineering and technology in areas including sustainable energy, air and space, pandemic preparedness and monitoring and mitigating online misinformation. (Pictured: Liz Newton, Director)