Carnegie Mellon University

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Carnegie Mellon University is a private, global research university with renowned educational institutions, which consists of seven schools and colleges. With more than 100 centers and institutes, the research area at Carnegie Mellon University spreads over a great variety of fields. The IECP Program is a cooperation between the College of Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University and E.ON ERC. Possible research areas for interested students may include electricity generation, storage, transmission and distribution; electricity markets, environmental systems as well as the effects of global climate change.



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Institutes at RWTH Aachen University Research Facility of Partner University Possible Research Areas

Engineering and Public Policy - Research Centers

Energy, risk analysis, complex systems

Center for Climate and Energy Decision Making

Decision-making energy, environmental systems, climate change

Electricity Industry Center

Energy generation, storage, transmission and distribution