Leah Dundon

  • Vanderbilt researcher selected to present at UN’s COP27 in Egypt

    Vanderbilt researcher selected to present at UN’s COP27 in Egypt

    Vanderbilt University has been selected to present in two venues at the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference, commonly referred to as COP27, Nov. 15 at Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt. Vanderbilt research assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering and Vanderbilt Climate Change Initiative Director Leah Dundon’s proposal on Vanderbilt’s ongoing research in marine shipping... Read More

    Sep 26, 2022

  • Left to right: Karan Mirpuri, Trevor Mueller, Ananya Terala, Indu Kumar, Ally Sewell, Ellie Miller, Madeline Allen, Matthew Brolund and Assistant Professor Leah Dundon

    Vanderbilt students attend COP26 to observe climate diplomacy in action

    Fourteen undergraduates and two graduate students represented Vanderbilt University in Glasgow, Scotland, as official delegates to the United Nations international climate change negotiations—dubbed COP26. Read More

    Feb 7, 2022

  • Vanderbilt students at COP26

    Vanderbilt University signs on to U.N.-backed Race to Zero campaign

    Vanderbilt University, which already has taken significant steps in its commitment to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, has joined the Race to Zero—Universities and Colleges coalition. At the same time, Assistant Professor Leah Dundon and 14 students are participating in international climate change negotiations. Read More

    Nov 8, 2021

  • Landmark study examines decarbonization of U.S. inland waterways

    Landmark study examines decarbonization of U.S. inland waterways

    Sept. 23 webinar to cover challenges, options for inland fleet A landmark new report by Vanderbilt transportation and environmental engineers looks toward decarbonization of U.S. waterways and evaluates the potential for possible future propulsion technologies and alternative fuels to reduce carbon emissions. The comprehensive study, the first to examine the U.S. inland waterway system through... Read More

    Sep 7, 2021

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    Students have front-row seat for international climate change negotiations

    As part of its continuing commitment to understanding and combating climate change issues through education and action, Vanderbilt University is now an accredited, official observer of the United Nations Framework on Climate Change. Read More

    Feb 10, 2020