SP1.10: Achieving Excellence in Smart-Energy and Health Sciences Research

The Smart Energy Transdisciplinary Area of Excellence was established in 2013 to advance smart energy-related research and scholarship in which Binghamton University has significant existing strength and can achieve international prominence. The University's Road Map Initiative provided funding to leverage the campus' infrastructure and expertise with the goal of seeking and receiving a national research center designation in this broad area. The TAE established a Collaboration Grants Program with these funds, issued Requests for Proposals and awarded three grants for projects under way December 2013-July 2014. Projects will be mentored by the TAE and success will be measured by an increase in sponsored program activity. A second RFP is under development for 2014-15.

Goals advanced under this project are:

  1. Become a Nationally Recognized University for Outstanding Doctoral Education
  2. Increase Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activities Profile to that of a Premier Public University
  3. Enrich Collaborative Culture for Research, Scholarship and Creative Production
  4. Increase the Transformational Impact of the University’s Research, Scholarship, Creative Activities and Doctoral Education on Society

Indicators of success for these goals are:

Milestones completed since last progress report:

Last Updated: 9/11/14