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.

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