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ISSE develops policies, technologies, and educational programs that respond to pressing environmental and security issues. ISSE’s centers, programs, and initiatives cut across multiple disciplines, engage the university’s research faculty and staff, and address issues of environmental sustainability.

ISSE Annual Report to Tennessee Higher Education Commission available online

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ISSE Announces 2019–20 Seed Grant Selections

from left: Anming Hu, Chris Clark, Anahita Khojandi, Steven Ripp

ISSE makes annual funding available for multi-disciplinary, multi-investigator research and support. This year, ISSE awarded four seed grants to support projects related to sustainability in the areas of water, energy, and food sustainability. The aim of this seed grant is to support project teams as they develop the capability to secure external funding. ISSE expects the funded teams to submit at least one external grant proposal and one article to a peer-reviewed publication with acknowledgement to ISSE. 
Read full details of the selected projects here; read the RFP here.