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Price MPP Jacob Wong Looking to Make a Difference In Transportation Policy

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Commute time is a daily consideration for almost everyone, but second-year Price graduate student Jacob Wong takes a particularly long look at how he and other Angeleos navigate the city. As a full-time Master of Public Policy (MPP) student, intern for the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT), and METRANS student staff writer, transportation is both a professional and personal interest. “I’m always thinking about how to maximize my commute, like how long it will take me to ...

METRANS Student Worker Agil Wibowo Pursuing Social Innovation at the Price School

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Even before moving to Los Angeles to start his International Public Policy and Management (IPPAM) program at the USC Sol Price School, Agil Wibowo has always had a desire to tackle economic inequality in his home country of Indonesia. “In Jakarta [the Indonesian capital], the rich and poor both live in the same areas,” he says.   Wibowo grew up in the city of Binjai on Sumatra island and attended the Perbanas Institute to study banking and finance. After completing his ...

Cradle-To-Grave Life Cycle Assessment of Zero-Emission Heavy-Duty Trucks

Friday, November 18, 2022

  Heavy duty trucks are a leading contributor to global climate change. California has enacted technology forcing legislation to replace fossil fuel trucks with zero emission vehicles to address freight transportation emissions. These vehicles include both battery electric and hydrogen fuel cell class 8 trucks. To determine which type of vehicle provides the most significant savings in energy consumption and emissions over diesel, a cradle to grave life cycle assessment (LCA) using ...


USC Sustainability Post-Doc Fellowship, Application Review Begins Nov. 15, 2022

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

  The University of Southern California (USC) is launching a unique, high-visibility postdoctoral fellowship program as part of  Assignment: Earth , the USC campus-wide sustainability framework. The program aims to accelerate sustainability research; train future leaders in academia, government and non-governmental organizations, and industry; and support discovery, evaluation, and implementation of innovative solutions to sustainability problems.     The Postdoctoral ...