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Towards interdisciplinary integration of electrical engineering and earth science

The inherent differences in epistemologies and research methods in electrical engineering and earth science hinder interdisciplinary collaboration. In the context of climate change, this divide affects the shift towards long-term sustainability in global energy systems, prompting dialogue between the disciplines to enable effective interdisciplinary collaborations.

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Z.X. acknowledges support from the Research Grants Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (AoE/P-601/23-N) and the General Research Fund of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (PolyU15209322). H.S. acknowledges support from the General Research Fund of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (project 16300823-CIVL) and Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust (FA123).

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Ruan, J., Xu, Z. & Su, H. Towards interdisciplinary integration of electrical engineering and earth science. Nat Rev Electr Eng 1, 278–279 (2024).

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