Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 32.05
Liaison Gary Cocke
Submission Date June 13, 2016
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The University of Texas at Dallas
AC-9: Academic Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 6.68 / 12.00 Thea Junt
Energy Conservation and Sustainability Manager
Facilities Management
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Number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff engaged in sustainability research:
14

Total number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff engaged in research:
209

Number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that include at least one faculty or staff member that conducts sustainability research:
4

The total number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that conduct research:
8

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:

Jie Zhang - Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering.
Yaoyu Li - Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering.
Babak Fahimi - Professor of Electrical Engineering and Director of REVT.
Mario A. Rotea - Professor and Erik Jonsson Chair, Department Head, Mechanical Engineering.
Doug Goodman - Professor and Head of the Public & Nonprofit Management Program.
Dr. John McCaskill - Clinical Professor of Public Administration
Dr. Scott Rippel - Senior Lecturer, School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics.
Dr. Giacomo Valerio Lungo - Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering.
Dr. Kj Cho - Associate Professor, Department of Materials Science & Engineering.
Dr. Christina Thompson - Lecturer, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry.
Dr. Kaushik Rajashekara - Prefossor, Director of the Energy Center.
Dr. Poras Balsara - Professor of Electrical Engineering, Center for Advanced Energy Systems.
Dr. D. Brian Ma - Associate Professor, Center for Advanced Energy Systems.
Dr. Timothy Bray - Director, Institute for Urban Policy Research


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

Conversations with the department of research and a search on utdallas.edu for energy, materials, and sustainability revealed a few of the known sustainability related research groups.


A brief description of notable accomplishments during the previous three years by faculty and/or staff engaged in sustainability research:
The website URL where information about sustainability research is available:
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