Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 50.16
Liaison Michael Gulich
Submission Date March 27, 2013
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Purdue University
PAE-20: Inter-Campus Collaboration on Sustainability

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Michael Gulich
Director of University Sustainability
University Sustainability
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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:

A non-exhaustive list of collaborative sustainability research includes the following:

Global Policy Research Institute Research Incentive Awards
• U.S.-Mexico Workshop on Sustainable Biofuels Production
Principal Investigator:
Arvind Varma, Chemical Engineering
Enrico Martinez, Chemical Engineering
Michael Ladisch, Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Maureen McCann, Biological Sciences
Arvind Raman, Mechanical Engineering
Anatoli Rapoport, Curriculum and Instruction
John Sutherland, Environmental and Ecological Engineering
Ignacio Grossmann, Chemical Engineering - Carnegie Mellon University
• A Global Spatially-Explicit, Open-Source Data Base for Analysis of Agriculture, Forestry, and the Environment: Kickoff Workshop for a 2 Year Pilot Project
Principal Investigator:
Thomas Hertel, Agricultural Economics
Nelson Villoria, Agricultural Economics
Carol Song, ITaP
Christopher Miller, Library Science
International Co-Investigators:
Wolfgang Brigz, Bonn University, Germany
Noah Diffenbaugh, Stanford University
Glenn Hyman, International Center for Tropical Agriculture
Andrew Nelson, International Rice Research Institute, Philippines
Navin Ramankutty, McGill University, Montreal
Stefan Siebert, Bonn University, Germany
Stanley Wood, International Food Policy Research Institute, D.C
• Increasing Electricity Trading and Environmental Sustainability in Southeast Europe
Principal Investigator:
Paul Preckel, Agricultural Economics, Energy Center
Brian Bowen, American University, Kosovo
James Myers, Rochester Institute of Technology
Benjamin Gramig, Agricultural Economics
F.T. Sparrow, Professor Emeritus, Purdue
Fadel Ismajli, Kosovo Transmission System and Market Operator
Skender Isufi, Korporata Energjetike e Kosoves Kosovo
Agon Meca, Albania
Verica Taseska, Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts

Researchers are also engaged with NSF, NASA, World Bank, DOE, NIT, US EPA, USAID, USDA, and The Nature Conservancy.

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

Indiana Green Campus Network
Arbor Day Foundation
National Wildlife Foundation / Indiana Wildlife Federation
Greater Indiana Clean Cities Coalition

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

Purdue actively collaborates with other campuses within Indiana and abroad through the sharing of information, case studies, and resources. Much of the collaboration is facilitated through networking and relationships built at regional and national conferences.

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

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