2012 Resident Fellows
The 14 individuals chosen as 2012 IonE resident fellows were each awarded $20,000 over three years to carry out interdisciplinary projects related to environmental grand challenges. Here’s what they’re doing with their fellowship funds:
Carmody is bringing together policy experts, planners, designers, engineers and scientists to create model self-sufficient sustainable neighborhoods in the U.S. and Haiti.
Forester is connecting veterinary science, ecology and statistics to address the spread of disease between farm animals and wildlife and explore the impacts of biofuel production on wildlife.
Lipke-Perry is exploring and advancing the intersection of arts and sustainability by creating green fine arts studio and teaching resources and hosting events related to art and sustainability.
Okediji is developing a graduate-level seminar addressing the role of intellectual property rights around climate change technologies, hosting a roundtable event, and conducting research on the effectiveness of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s Green Technology Pilot Program. Full bio
Saar is working with the Bell Museum and other partners to develop a documentary about geothermal energy.