Schumer, Gillibrand Announce nearly $4.5 Million in Federal Funding for UAlbany to Advance Early Warning Weather Detection
U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced today $4,497,533 in federal funding to the University at Albany. The grant, allocated through the National Science Foundation, will fund the development of a U.S.-Taiwan consortium which will advance research in early warning systems to better predict the path and course of major storms.
William Alex Pridemore addressed attendees of the World Health Organization’s 7th Milestones of a Global Campaign for Violence Prevention Meeting in Geneva, Switzerland. The Milestones series aims to identify challenges and future priorities in violence prevention, including ways to consolidate global, regional, and national efforts.
The two institutions announce a deeper affiliation that creates important new academic opportunities for students, novel research and grant prospects for faculty, and advances the Capital Region’s role as a leader in higher education and innovation.
Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences researchers Jiping Liu and Robert Fovell have received funding to improve the seasonal predictability of Arctic sea ice in climate forecast systems and advance weather prediction research and education at Universities across the United States.
With chemicals in the environment found to affect the most vulnerable populations -- the unborn, young and the elderly -- UAlbany’s RNA Institute, along with Rensselaer-based Athghin Biotechnology, Inc. and the Neural Stem Cell Institute are seeking to find answers for millions of children afflicted with neuro-developmental disabilities worldwide.