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Eversource Energy Center (EEC) New Research Projects
Published: March 22, 2021

The EEC recently hosted a workshop where principal investigators had the opportunity to present new research projects kicked off in the areas of (i) Preparedness and emergency response, (ii) Vegetation management & risk analysis, (iii) Cyber and physical security and (iv) Renewable energy. These projects will run through Spring 2023 and project milestones and deliverables […]

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EEC Celebrates Undergraduate Research
Published: February 19, 2021

The Microgrid Project In the rural regions of Ethiopia, long periods of drought can have severe food security and economic consequences. A collaboration of UConn undergraduate students from various engineering disciplines and social sciences guided by faculty and graduate students at the Eversource Energy Center, sought to address this problem by designing a microgrid for […]

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Virtual M.S. Presentation
Published: December 9, 2020

You are invited to join us for a public presentation in webinar format entitled “Science Communication With Digital Tools: A Story Map for Stormwise Forest Management” where NRE MS candidate Kerste Milik will present the work she has conducted developing an interactive StoryMap for the UConn Stormwise program. She will discuss the StoryMap product itself […]

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Diversity Internship
Published: November 30, 2020

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Hurricane ETA caused flooding in Mexico
Published: November 15, 2020

Hurricane Flooding in Mexico ETA

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New Power Engineering Faculty Position Announcement
Published: October 28, 2020

Position Announcement Title: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor – Nicholas E. Madonna Professorship in Electrical and Computer Engineering Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering Search #2020199 Campus/Location: Storrs Campus Subject Area: Power Systems Engineering Position Summary The Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Department and Eversource Energy Center (EEC) at the University of Connecticut (UConn) solicit applications for the Nicholas E. Madonna […]

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The US COVID-19 pandemic in the flood season
Published: October 14, 2020

Researcher in the Eversource Energy Center recently quantified the compound risk of flooding and COVID-19 at the US county-level. See figure from Shen et al. 2020 (Science of the Total Environment, https://authors.elsevier.com/c/1bugWB8ccoNAZ) showing the compound risk accross the US. Hotspots of high risk for both types of hazards are concentrated along southern and eastern coastal […]

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Flood Inundation Map from Hurricane Laura derived from the Eversource Energy Center RAPID system
Published: August 31, 2020

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Vulnerable Trees, High Winds, Other Factors Combined for Unusually Severe Storm Damage from Isaias
Published: August 14, 2020

— Aug. 14, 2020 STORRS, Conn. – Gypsy moth infestations and drought conditions in recent years have weakened trees throughout Connecticut to such an extent that forests were particularly vulnerable when the remnants of Hurricane Isaias swept through on Aug. 4, causing extensive power outages related to tree damage. Those factors, along with the capricious […]

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EEC’s Cory Merow Interviewed by NY Times and Scientific American
Published: April 22, 2020

Dr. Cory Merow is an assistant research professor in UConn’s Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Department and researcher for Eversource Energy Center. He was interviewed by both the New York Times and Scientific American for insight into climate change and its ecological impact. The New York Times article can be read here: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/15/climate/wildlife-population-collapse-climate-change.htmlThe Scientific American Article […]

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