Sustainability-focused innovation and discovery to address grand climate challenges through carbon accounting, capture and utilization. Powered by IBM Research and leveraging Illinois' technology strengths, extensive domain expertise in climate science, sustainable supply chains and CO2 management strengths, researchers will explore technologies to create a sustainable hybrid cloud and climate-smart supply chains and accelerate the discovery of new materials for CO2 capture and conversion.

Research Projects

Topic Illinois Faculty IBM Technical Leads 
An AI-based Framework for Accelerated Discovery of Climate Impacts on Different Societal Sectors Atul Jain, Lav Varshney, Don Wuebbles Campbell D Watson, Komminist Weldemariam, Bianca Zadrozny, Dario Borges Oliveira,  Mukul Tewari
Knowledge Engine for Catalysts for Carbon Dioxide Conversion and Utilization Jiawei Han, Chengxiang Zhai, Jaemin Kim, Chinmoy Baroi Stacey Gifford, Bruce Elmegreem, Geeth de Mel