Photo of the COP 22 logo and beautiful blue skies.

Register for I-CARES 10th Anniversary Event

Join us on April 22nd, when I-CARES celebrates ten years as the hub for innovations in energy, environment and sustainability.

Join the I-CARES Team!

I-CARES has launched its 2017 Call for Proposals & Summer Internship program.

$1 million grant awarded to I-CARES Director and UCSC professor

The study, funded by the Betty and Gordon Moore Foundation, will focus on the symbiotic relationship between oceanic photosynthetic microbes.

I-CARES End of Year Newsletter

Catch up on all of the fall/winter news from I-CARES.

Following the climate negotiations

A delegation of Washington University students are headed to Marrakesh, Morocco for the 22nd annual Conference of the Parties (COP 22) global climate change summit from Nov. 7 - 18.


ICONHeadshot_MWrighton"I-CARES nurtures interdisciplinary work and collaborative efforts that accelerate the pace of progress in the discovery and application of knowledge addressing the great energy, environmental and sustainability challenges facing our planet."
Mark S. Wrighton, WUSTL Chancellor



SIGINITI-CARES fosters research related to energy, environment and sustainability that will benefit future generations. The umbrella of I-CARES includes six signature initiatives.


ICONtake2himadri"I think of the 'C' in I-CARES as 'catalyst.' If we can bring someone from law, business or architecture to the same table as people from medicine, engineering, the Brown School and Arts & Sciences, then we have the forum to come up with novel ways of making energy and making the environment renewable and sustainable."
Himadri B. Pakrasi, I-CARES Director