Howard Chong receives Academic Venture Fund award

Howard Chong, assistant professor of services marketing

Howard Chong, assistant professor of services marketing, and one of the Academic Venture Fund award recipients for 2015.

Howard Chong, assistant professor of services marketing, is the principal investigator behind one of eleven projects chosen as Academic Venture Fund (AVF) award recipients for 2015.

Chong's project—"Real Savings from Home Retrofits"—seeks to compile real-world data on energy savings achieved by retrofitting homes.

The AVF is administered by Cornell's Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future (ACSF) and is "ACSF's incubator for the next generation of sustainable solutions." The AVF has awarded more than $1 million each of the last two years.

Read the press release, or read more about:

More Spotlights

2017 Faculty and Student Awards Ceremony

2017 Faculty and Student Awards Celebration

Read more »
Chuck Floyd, P '15 and '18

Featured Advisory Board Member: Chuck Floyd, P '15 and '18

Chuck Floyd is the global president of operations for Hyatt...

Read more »
Real Estate Online Cert

Hotel Real Estate - Updated Online Certificate

An updated online-certificate series provides tools for valuing hotel real estate investments and management contracts.

Read more »
Support EBV

Support EBV

You can become part of this important effort to support our country’s veterans and to improve the nation’s business climate.

Read more »
Roundtable participants

The Really Big Idea Sketchpad Approach to the Technology Hospitality Entrepreneurship Roundtable

More than two dozen industry leaders met in Ithaca, NY, in April 2018 for the Really Big Idea Sketchpad Approach to the Technology Hospitality Entrepreneurship Roundtable.

Read more »
Sheryl Kimes

Sheryl Kimes receives HSMAI Vanguard Award for Lifetime Achievement in Revenue Management

Sheryl Kimes, professor of services operations management, has been named the recipient of the Vanguard Lifetime Achievement Award from the Hotel Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI).

Read more »