Joint Center for Energy Research promotes U.S.-China collaboration

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Story shared from Penn State News

With the goal of promoting global cooperation in clean energy research and education, Penn State and Dalian University of Technology (DUT) in China established an international Joint Center for Energy Research (JCER) in 2011 as a part of global engagement efforts at both universities.

“The Joint Center for Clean Energy Research between DUT and Penn State has become a model for our engagements with our strategic partner institutions around the world,” said Michael Adewumi, vice provost for Global Programs. “And this is due in large part to the leadership provided by professor Song.”

Penn State-Dalian Joint Center Continues to Promote Collaborative Energy Research

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

By Shea Winton EMS Energy Institute Writer/Editor and Public Relations Specialist

Since Penn State established the Penn State and Dalian University of Technology (DUT) Joint Center for Energy Research (JECR) in 2011, the Center has been actively supporting faculty and student exchanges and research collaborations at both universities.

Students Study Energy Business, Economics, and Policy in Dalian, China

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

By Shea Winton EMS Energy Institute Writer/Editor and Public Relations Specialist

Seven Penn State students recently returned from the Dalian University of Technology (DUT) in China as part of a six-week study abroad program to generate interest among junior and senior undergraduate students in business, economics, and policy as related to energy and the environment. During the program, students gained an understanding of how China, which has the second largest economy in the world, is dealing energy and environmental challenges caused by the growth of the Chinese economy.

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