Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 71.18
Liaison Camille Kirk
Submission Date Sept. 13, 2013
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University of California, Davis
ER-16: Faculty Engaged in Sustainability Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 5.31 / 10.00 Camille Kirk
Director of Sustainability and Campus Sustainability Planner
Office of Sustainability
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The number of faculty members engaged in sustainability research:
264

The total number of faculty members engaged in research:
1,988

Names and department affiliations of faculty engaged in sustainability research:
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The website URL where the sustainability research inventory that includes the names and department affiliations of faculty engaged in sustainability research is posted :
A copy of the sustainability research inventory that includes the names and department affiliations of faculty engaged in sustainability research:
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Brief descriptions of up to 4 recent notable accomplishments by faculty engaged in sustainability research, including names and department affiliations:

UC Davis has many faculty working on environmental/sustainability issues. Here are four:
- Dan Sperling, civil engineering professor, co-author of California's innovative Low Carbon Fuel Standard, member of the globally influential California Air Resources Board, and member of the Nobel Prize-winning Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
- Ruihong Zhang, a bioenvironmental engineer perfecting ways to turn organic waste into energy, leading to a biodigester now commercialized in California
- Nicole Biggart, a management professor researching innovation and organizational sociology, and holder of the Chevron Chair in Energy Efficiency, Director of the UC Davis Energy Efficiency Center and former dean of the Graduate School of Management
- Ann Savageau, a design professor teaching sustainable design, and an environmental artist with national and international exhibits such as BAG (Bags Across the Globe)


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