Research

Dr. Rubin presided over Transportation Research Board Session on Automated Vehicle Energy & Emissions Implications

Professor Jonathan Rubin organized and presided over the session “Connected and Automated Vehicle Energy and Emissions Implications,” at the Transportation Research Board, 98th Annual Meeting, in Washington, DC January 13–17, 2019. The Transportation Research Board is one of seven program units of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, which provides independent, objective analysis and advice […]

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Dr. Klein co-author of Future of Dams Team article

The Future of Dams team was just published in PNAS, found here, co-authored by Dr. Klein. The Future of Dams project supported in part by a $6 million, 4-year National Science Foundation EPSCoR grant, is a multi­state, interdisciplinary research initiative focused on developing a methodology for making these important decisions about the future of dams.

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Grad student’s thesis wins award of merit from NAREA

SOE grad student Ben Scuderi won the Thesis of Merit award from the Northeastern Agricultural and Resource Economics Association, at their annual meeting in Philadelphia PA.  Ben’s thesis examined the production efficiency of Maine’s oyster industry; the project was funded through an NSF-EPSCoR grant (SEANET).  Ben’s thesis adviser was Xuan Chen.

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SOE alum and cooperating faculty member, Ewa Kleczyk, has two new articles

Improving Accuracy in Rare Disease Patient Identification Using Pattern Recognition Ensembles Tim Hare, Sr. Manager, CE-Analytics, Symphony Health Solutions; Pratibha Sharan, Senior Consultant, Commercial Effectiveness Team, Symphony Health Solutions; Ewa J. Kleczyk, PhD, Vice President of Client Analytics, Symphony Health Solutions; Derek Evans, Sr. Vice President & General Manager, Symphony Health Solutions  Clinical In-Market Leading […]

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SOE Students Present at Symposium

On Tuesday April 17th, students from many disciplines gathered to present their research. Below are some photos of SOE students and their poster presentations. Congrats to all who presented.   Dina Vllasaliu – grad student advised by Dr. Mario Teisl Michaela Murrey (EES) – undergrad advised by Dr. Caroline Noblet Sujita Pandey – grad student […]

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Maine Public interviews Rubin about reducing road salt use

Maine Public spoke with Jonathan Rubin, director of the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center and professor of resource economics and policy at the University of Maine, for a report about reducing road salt use in the state. “The key is to be smarter about this and use less by better management,” said Rubin, who was the […]

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Sustaining Cooperation in the Local Food Economy

Dr. Waring and his research team presented their ongoing work on local food systems and cooperation at the Mitchell Center for Sustianbility Solutions on November 20th. Master’s student Afton Hupper, PhD Student Taylor Lange, and Stakeholder Jeremy Bloom of Buying Club Software  presented their new work together. Seminar Abstract Sustainable solutions are not always win-win. […]

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Dr. Waring gives lecture on The Evolution of Social-Ecological Systems

Professor Waring presented his research on the evolution of social-ecological systems at the SEANET speaker series this week. His lecture, “The Evolution of Social-Ecological Systems” explains how human cooperation dynamics often determine if and how people manage the environmental resources sustainably. Seminar Abstract To solve the modern environmental predicament we must understand how humans created […]

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