Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 68.06
Liaison Meredith Moore
Submission Date March 17, 2015
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STARS v2.0

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
AC-9: Academic Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 10.78 / 12.00 Stephanie Lage
Assistant Director
Ctr for Sustainable Environment
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Number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff engaged in sustainability research:
300

Total number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff engaged in research:
1,529

Number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that include at least one faculty or staff member that conducts sustainability research:
83

The total number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that conduct research:
139

A copy of the sustainability research inventory that includes the names and department affiliations of faculty and staff engaged in sustainability research:
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Names and department affiliations of faculty and staff engaged in sustainability research:

Faculty engaged in sustainability research come from many different departments on campus. Link provided below.


A brief description of the methodology the institution followed to complete the research inventory:

The research inventory was completed primarily from web searches of faculty profiles.


A brief description of notable accomplishments during the previous three years by faculty and/or staff engaged in sustainability research:

Professor Don Fullerton, dept. of Finance, served on the most recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change in preparing it's Fifth Assessment.
Professor Don Weubbles, dept of Atmos. Science, served on the both the Fourth and Fifth Assessment Reports of the IPCC in addition to the National Academy of Sciences climate report, and the United States national climate assessment.
Professor Stephen Long, dept of Plant Biology was elected indefinitely as a Fellow of the Royal Society in 2013.
Professor Lane Martin, dept of Mat. Sci and Eng., received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.


The website URL where information about sustainability research is available:

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