Mission and Significance of RCN-CCUS

Mission Statement

Our mission is to build a trans-disciplinary Research Coordination Network (RCN) on Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage (CCUS) that will facilitate research collaborations and training that cross the boundaries of the natural sciences, engineering, and the social and economic sciences to develop new understanding, theories, models and technologies as well as assessment tools for the developed technologies and their implementation plans for global communities.

Goal of NSF-RCN Program

The goal of the RCN program is to advance a field or create new directions in research or education by supporting groups of investigators to communicate and coordinate their research, training and educational activities across disciplinary, organizational, geographic and international boundaries.  RCN provides opportunities to foster new collaborations, including international partnerships, and address interdisciplinary topics.  Innovative ideas for implementing novel networking strategies, collaborative technologies, and development of community standards for data and meta-data are especially encouraged.

Objectives and Significance of RCN

The RCN-SEES is formulated to provide transformative research collaborations in Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage (CCUS) that effectively cross the boundaries of the natural sciences, engineering, and the social and economic sciences. This effort would lead to new understandings, theories, models and technologies as well as assessment tools for CCUS and their implementation plans for global communities, while allowing the creation of the workforce that has the holistic understanding of CCUS related issues with strong scientific and engineering skills through extensive educational and outreach activities.

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Participating Institutions

Learn about the participation of Columbia University and AIChE teams as well as the CCUS Network teams.

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Participating Members

Learn more about participating members from institutions througout the world.

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