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July, 2008 Collaboration with Yale University, USA
 

ROI collaborates with the Center for Industrial Ecology, Yale University, U.S.A on an investigation of Industrial Symbiosis and Residual Recovery in the Nanjangud Industrial Area, Karnataka, India. The study is conducted by Ms. Megha Shenoy from ROI and Ms. Ariana Bain from the Center for Industrial Ecology, Yale University, U.S.A.

http://cie.research.yale.edu/

 
 
March, 2008 Collaboration with Yale University, USA
 

ROI organized a program on Industrial Ecology for Masters candidates from the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, USA. This program was part of the Advanced Seminar on Industrial Ecology at The Center for Industrial Ecology, Yale University and included field investigations on the Leather Cluster near Chennai and Life Cycle Assessment of using Jatropha for Biodiesel.

http://cie.research.yale.edu/

 
 
March, 2008 Director of ROI passes away
 

We are extremely saddened from the sudden loss of the founder and director of ROI - Mr. Ramesh Ramaswamy who died on 10 March 2008. Mr. Ramaswamy is survived by his wife, and two children.

 
 
November, 2007 Prof Planet!
 

ROI has embarked on a new communication program that will highlight the new systems perspectives that Industrial Ecology can offer. A series of illustration in the form of comic strips has been developed by ROI.

http://roi-online.org/profplanet-list.asp

 
 
March, 2007 ROI team
 

Ms. Suchitra Gururaj joined the administration team at ROI.

 
 
February, 2007 ROI team
 

Ms. Shilpa Pattanshetti joined ROI as a researcher. Her background is in Biology. She is expected to focus on issues concerning biodiversity.

 
 
February, 2007 National Participation - Bangalore, India
 

ROI participated in a workshop on Sustainable Urban Energy System. This workshop was organized by the Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. ROI was represented by Mr.Muthupandi, one of its senior researchers.

 
 
January, 2007 Elections to the International Society for Industrial Ecology
 

Mr. Ramesh Ramaswamy, Director ROI has been elected to the Council of the International Society for Industrial Ecology. The Society’s Council (equivalent to a Board of Directors) is its primary governing body.

http://www.is4ie.org/

 
 
December, 2006 International Participation - Bangalore, India
 

ROI participated in the 3rd Future Environmental Trends Conference from the 14th and 16th December 2006. Mr. Ramesh Ramaswamy spoke on "Industrial Ecology and Environmental Priorities" This international conference was co-organized by Institut Veolia Environment, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and the Institut du Developement Durable.

 
 
August, 2006 ROI team
 

Mr. Bastien Roquier, an Environmental Engineer with a Masters from the University of Lausanne, Switzerland worked with ROI on Life Cycle Assessments for fuel products manufactured from gricultural residues.

 
 
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