Tsinghua University, a leading academic institution in China, joined the Siebel Energy Institute research consortium in March.
Shortly after the announcement was made, Institute Chairman Thomas Siebel spoke with KTSF Television, one of the largest Asian broadcasters in the U.S., about China’s role in advancing energy science as it relates to the smart grid.
The Siebel Energy Institute funds innovative and cooperative research grants in data analytics to advance the science of smart energy. By fostering collaboration among top universities around the globe, the Institute is stimulating the best minds in engineering and science to address today’s most challenging energy problems.
One of China’s premier educational institutions, Tsinghua University is renowned for pioneering research in a range of fields and is host to a number of state, national, and Ministry of Education laboratories and engineering research centers.
As consortium members, researchers at Tsinghua will be eligible to apply for seed grant funding from the Siebel Energy Institute which will support scholars as they develop larger research proposals and grant submissions to government entities and foundations within a leveraged funding model.