MissionThe mission of the Clarkson Institute for a Sustainable Environment is to facilitate the development, promotion and operation of environmental activities within the University and among its partners. The Institute fosters links and collaboration among faculty, students and partners who will actively participate in the activities required to meet its vision of excellence.
Partner TypeImplementer
Organization TypeResearch (Academic, Other)
Organizational ExpertiseCapacity Building, Climate/Environment, Livelihoods, Monitoring and Evaluation, Research, Standards, Technology and Fuel R&D, Lab or Field Testing
ExpertiseNationally ranked in environmental engineering/health and supply chain management
Technologies and FuelsBiogas, Biomass (Ag. Residue, Processed Biomass, etc.), Pellets / Briquettes, Solar
Other Technologies and Fuelsparticle measurement technology; woody fuel characterization; high efficiency commercial scale biofuel combustion and emissions testing
Clean Cooking ActivitiesLarge study of wood pellet and chip characteristics and composition; exposure measurements in the Chennai, India region; member of the team that developed the cookstove roadmap based on the November 2009 workshop in Bangkok; exposure assessment techniques; consultancy with Ministry of Environment and Forests, Peoples' Republic of Bangladesh to develop improved air quality monitoring and management capabilities.
PartnershipWe bring advanced capabilities in exposure assessment and monitoring; policy development and implementation; development and implementation of testing instruments and protocols for better defining stove quality.
Regions Operating InEast Asia and Pacific, South Asia
Countries Operating InBangladesh, India, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Philippines
AddressBox 5715
8 Clarkson Ave
Postal Code13699
Primary Point of Contact
   First NamePhilip
   Last NameHopke