UCLA Sustainable LA Grand Challenge awards second round of research grants

January 17, 2017
View of downtown Los Angeles from the hillside overlooking the Hollywood Bowl.
Mark Esguerra

The UCLA Sustainable LA Grand Challenge awarded its second round of research grants—totaling $1 million—to eight projects focusing on renewable energy, transportation and mobility, and urban ecosystems. The funded projects address subjects including: the development of hybrid solar-thermal energy systems to increase renewable energy sources, the study of electric vehicles (EV) charging to improve EV charging infrastructure and grid stabilization, and the analysis of urban ecosystem species to assess and develop sustainable management plans for the Los Angeles region.

For a complete list of projects awarded this year, read more at UCLA Newsroom.

Additional coverage on UCLA Sustainable LA Grand Challenge’s second round of research grants awarded:

Four Electrical Engineering Faculty members win the Sustainable LA Grand Challenge Competitive Grants UCLA Electrical Engineering, 30 Jan 2017

Yongjie Hu and Adrienne Lavine awarded a UCLA Sustainable LA Grand Challenge research grant UCLA Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, 24 Jan 2017