MIDDLEBURY, Vt. — Nick Muller, associate professor of economics, has received funding from the Environmental Protection Agency for two different collaborative research projects. With colleagues at Carnegie Mellon University, he is working on a project titled “Air, Climate and Energy (ACE) Center: Science Supporting Solutions.”

The goal of this research is to explore the interface between air pollution, climate change and energy use. With colleagues at the University of California-Davis he is working on a project titled, “Optimal Energy Portfolios to Sustain Economic Advantage, Achieve GHG Targets, and Minimize PM2” on research that explores air pollution, climate change, and economic activity in California.

These grants provide funding for his 2017-18 academic leave and summers for the next three years.