Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 48.88
Liaison Brad Haydel
Submission Date June 6, 2016
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California State University, Los Angeles
EN-10: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Brad Haydel
Energy and Sustainability Manager
Facilities, Planning, Design and Construction
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Does the institution collaborate with other colleges and universities to support and help build the campus sustainability community?:

A brief summary of papers, guides, presentations, and other resources the institution has developed to share their sustainability experience with other institutions:

“Living Labs for Advanced Transportation and Renewable Energy at CSULA,” D. Blekhman and M. Dray. CA Higher Education Sustainability Conference, San Francisco, CA, July 2015

“An Emerging Culture: Hydrogen Fuel Cell Use in East Los Angeles,” C. Ney, D. Blekhman, and M. Dray. CA Higher Education Sustainability Conference, San Francisco, CA, July 2015

“Establishing EV Charging Infrastructure for Commercial and Public Sites,” D. Blekhman. Panel discussion. EVs and the Grid Summit, Los Angeles, CA, July 8-9, 2015

“Comprehensive Economic Optimization Plan for Microgrids Considering Grid Interconnection and Line Congestion,” S. Abbasi, A. Jamehbozorg. IEEE Green Energy and Systems Conference, Nov. 2015.

“A Wide-Area SVC Controller Design Using a Dynamic Equivalent Model of WECC,” M. Weiss, A. Chakrabortty, F.H. Ashrafi, A. Jamehbozorg, B.N. Abu-Jaradeh. IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting, 2015.

“Identifying Urban Features from LiDAR for a High-Resolution Urban Hydrologic Model,” Lopez, Sonya R, and Reed M. Maxwell. Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 2016.

"A Regional Framework for Evaluating Hydrologic Sensitivity to a Changing Climate using Best Management Practices," Martinez, G.*, Lopez, S.R. 24th Annual Cal State L.A Student Symposium on Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity, Los Angeles, CA, 26 Feb, 2016.

"Improving Long-term Post-wildfire hydrologic simulations using ParFlow." Lopez, SR, Kinoshita, AK, Atchley, A. Abstract H51N-1601. 2015 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA, 14-18 Dec, 2015.

"Linking Disaster Resilience and Sustainability, Civil Engineering and Environmental Systems," Rodriguez-Nikl, T. Special Issue on Resilience, 32(1-2). 2015.

“Pareto Front of Energy Storage Size and Series HEV Fuel Economy Using Bandwidth-Based Control Strategy,” Masood Shahverdi, Michael S. Mazzola, Quintin Grice, and Matthew Doude. IEEE Transactions on Transportation Electrification. 2016.

The names of local, state/provincial, regional, national, or international campus sustainability organizations or consortia in which the institution participates and/or is a member:

Cal State LA participates in the following: California Higher Education Sustainability Conference (CHESC), AASHE Conference & Expo, This Way to Sustainability Conference,
CSU Sustainability Officers Meetings, SoCal Sustainability Officers Meetings, U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) membership, Second Nature Climate Commitment, White House American Campuses Act on Climate Initiative, AASHE membership, and UC/CSU/IOU Energy Partnership.

A brief summary of additional ways the institution collaborates with other campuses to advance sustainability :

Cal State LA also participates in regularly scheduled calls on STARS and zero waste efforts with fellow CSU Sustainability Officers.

The website URL where information about cross-campus collaboration is available:

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