People

 

 

  • Dr. Adjo Amekudzi

    Affiliation: Associate Professor, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology

    Research Area(s): systems engineering; transportation asset management; infrastructure for sustainable development

  • Dr. Clinton Andrews

    Affiliation: Professor, Urban Planning and Policy Development, Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

    Research Area(s): buildings; energy, user behavior

     

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    Xuemei Bai
    Affiliation:
    Professor, Urban Environment and Human Ecology, Fenner School of Environment and Society, Australian National University

    Research Areas: Urban resilience and cities as complex system, Urban environmental evolution, impact of landscape urbanization on food production

  • Dr. Lawrence A. Baker

    Affiliation: Research Professor, Dept. Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering, The University of Minnesota

    Research Area(s): mass flow analysis of urban systems; urban water management; urban storm water

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    Dr. Lawrence C. Bank

    Affiliation: Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Grove School of Engineering and Vice President for Research and Sponsored Programs, City College of New York

    Research Area(s): sustainable materials; green buildings; building information modeling

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    Dr. Mike Bergin

    Affiliation: Professor, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering and School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Georgia Institute of Technology

    Research Area(s): Air pollution, Influence of aerosols on climate, Microcontamination in industrial processes

     

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    Dr. Michael F. Blackhurst

    Affiliation: Assistant Professor, Department of Civil, Architectural & Environmental Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin

    Research Area(s): Evaluating the life-cycle public and private impacts of sustainable building technologies under system constraints

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    Hillary Brown FAIA

    Affiliation: Professor, Spitzer School of Architecture & CCNY’s Interdisciplinary Program in Urban Sustainability, City College of New York

    Research Area(s): green building design and sustainable urban systems

     

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    Dr. JoAnn Carmin

    Affiliation: Associate Professor, Environmental Policy and Planning, Department of Urban Studies and Planning and Director, Program on Environmental Governance and Sustainability, Center for International Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Research Area(s): international comparative assessment of urban climate adaptation planning, environmental governance

     

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    Dr. Fei Chen

    Affiliation: Scientist, National Center for Atmospheric Research

    Research Area(s): urban heat island; effects of urbanization on regional weather, climate, and air quality; improving city modeling in regional weather and climate models

     

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    Dr. Marian Chertow

    Affiliation: Professor, Industrial Environmental Management, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University

    Research Area(s): Industrial Ecology, Business/Environment Issues, Waste Management, and Environmental Technology Innovation

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    Dr. Mikhail Chester

    Affiliation: Assistant Professor, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, School of Sustainability, Arizona State University

    Research Area(s): life cycle assessment; infrastructure systems; human health and environmental impact valuation

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    Dr. John Crittenden

    Affiliation: Director, Brook Byers Institute for Sustainable Systems, Hightower Chair and Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar in Environmental Technologies, Georgia Institute of Technology

    Research Area(s): Pollution Prevention, Modeling of Wastewater and Water Treatment Processes, Physical Chemical Treatment Processes

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    Dr. Patricia J. Culligan

    Affiliation: Professor, Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Columbia University

    Research Area(s): urban water & energy management; green infrastructure; brownfield remediation

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    Dr. Shobhakar Dhakal

    Affiliation: Associate Professor, Energy Field, School of Environment, Resources and Development, Asian Institute of Technology

    Research Area(s): Cities and climate change, energy-carbon modeling and policy analysis, energy access in developing countries 

     

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    Dr. Rick Feiock

    Affiliation: Augustus B. Turnbull Professor, Reubin O'D. Askew School of Public Administration and Policy, Florida State University

    Research Area(s): Sustainable Energy & Governance, local government, public policy, and institutions and organizations

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    Dr. John E. Fernandez

    Affiliation: Associate Professor and Member of the Building Technology Program, Department of Architecture, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Research Area(s): ecology of contemporary construction, sustainable materials, emergent materials for innovative buildings and ecological construction

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    Dr. Subhrajit Guhathakurta

    Affiliation: Professor, City and Regional Planning and Director, Center for Geographic Information Systems, Georgia Institute of Technology

    Research Area(s): land use change modeling; GIS and spatial analysis; sustainable urban growth

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    Dr. Kevin R. Gurney

    Affiliation: Associate Professor, Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Science, School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University

    Research Area(s): global carbon cycle; quantification of greenhouse gases at fine space/time scales; carbon-climate feedbacks

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    Dr. Jeremy Hess

    Affiliation: Emory University

    Research Area(s): health system preparedness and energy use, health effects of climate change, energy scarcity and the health system impacts of fossil fuel dependence

 

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    Arlene Hopkins

    Affiliation: Principal, Arlene Hopkins and Associates

    Research Areas: Community-based climate change mitigation and adaptation, incorporating local social ecological systems into project sites 

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    Dr. James Keirstead

    Affiliation: Lecturer, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Imperial College London

    Research Area(s): urban energy systems, urban resource consumption

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    Dr. Christopher Kennedy

    Affiliation: Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Toronto

    Research Areas: sustainable urban infrastructure, Urban metabolism, Design of sustainable streets and neighbourhoods

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    Dr. Kara M. Kockelman

    Affiliation: Professor, Transportation Engineering, Department of Civil, Architectural & Environmental Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin

    Research Area(s): land use-transportation-trade models & analysis of spatial data, energy and greenhouse gas emissions

     

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    Dr. Loren Lutzenhiser

    Affiliation: Associate Professor, Urban Studies and Planning, Portland State University

    Research Area(s): how lifestyles shape energy demands and environmental impacts, how policies and social movements affect lifestyles

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    Dr. Debbi Main

    Affiliation: Professor and Chair, Department of Health and Behavioral Sciences, The University of Colorado at Denver

    Research Area(s): built and social environments of health, quality and outcomes of health care, community-based participatory research

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    Dr. H. Scott Matthews

    Affiliation: Director of Research, Green Design Institute and Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering/Department of Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University

    Research Area(s): Sustainable, life cycle management of infrastructure, including transportation and building facilities

  • Dr. Brian O'Neill

    Affiliation: Scientist, National Center for Atmospheric Research

    Research Area(s): the relationship between socio-economic development pathways, emissions, and climate change impacts

  • Dr. Balaji Rajagopalan

    Affiliation: Professor, Hydrology, Water Resources and Environmental Fluid Mechanics, Department of Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering, The University of Colorado at Boulder

    Research Area(s): Incorporating climate information in water resources/hydrologic decision making

  • Dr. Anu Ramaswami

    Affiliation: Charles M. Denny Jr. Chair Professor of Science, Technology, & Public Policy, Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs and Professor, Department of Bioproducts & Biosystems Engineering, University of Minnesota, The University of Minnesota

    Research Area(s): inter-disciplinary sustainable urban systems studies; urban infrastructure design and policies

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    Dr. Paty Romero-Lankao

    Affiliation: National Center for Atmospheric Research

    Research Area(s): dynamics of urbanization and urban systems that shape urban emissions, vulnerabilities and risks

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    Dr. Armistead G. Russell

    Affiliation: Howard T. Tellepsen Chair, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology

    Research Area(s): Environmental Economics and Control Strategy Design, Health Effects of Air Pollutants

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    Dr. James Schauer

    Affiliation: Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering , The University of Wisconsin - Madison

    Research Area(s): emissions characterization; source attribution; understanding the impacts of air pollution on human health and climate change

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    Dr. JoAnn Silverstein

    Affiliation: Professor, Environmental Engineering, Department of Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering, The University of Colorado at Boulder

    Research Area(s): Biological process modeling, Biological processes controlling water and wastewater quality

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    Dr. John E. Taylor

    Affiliation: Director, Civil Engineering Network Dynamics Lab and Associate Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

    Research Area(s): energy efficiency; eco-feedback systems; network dynamics and peer networks

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    Dr. Chris Weible

    Affiliation: Associate Professor, School of Public Affairs, The University of Colorado at Denver

    Research Area(s): political and institutional analysis; energy, food, and climate policy processes

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    Dr. Eric Williams

    Affiliation: Associate Professor, Golisano Institute for Sustainability, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester Institute of Technology

    Research Area(s): industrial ecology, sustainable energy, technological progress and diffusion

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    Dr. John Z. Zhai

    Affiliation: Associate Professor, Building Systems Engineering, Department of Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering, The University of Colorado at Boulder

    Research Area(s): Renewable Energy and Sustainable Building Design, Building Vulnerability and Safety, Energy Analysis of Building Systems

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    Dr. Nan Zhou

    Affiliation: Scientist and Deputy Group Leader, China Energy Group, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

    Research Area(s): assessing building energy efficiency policies and technologies, low-carbon development strategies, assessments of energy efficiency policies