Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 58.64
Liaison Kelsey Smith
Submission Date March 3, 2017
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STARS v2.0

University of the Pacific
AC-9: Academic Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 9.14 / 12.00 Jessica Bilecki
Sustainability Director
Sustainability
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Number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff engaged in sustainability research:
53

Total number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff engaged in research:
467

Number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that include at least one faculty or staff member that conducts sustainability research:
27

The total number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that conduct research:
47

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

See list attached.


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

Pacific works to maintain online description of research being conducted by all faculty members such that any member of the public can find that information online by academic department.

In addition, in Fall AY15 a faculty and staff subgroup collected and compiled data regarding faculty conducting research in environmental stewardship.


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

Computer Science
Elizabeth Basha
BIGDATA: Small: DA: DCM: Big Data Science in the California Delta: Closing the Information Gap Through Sensing, Storage, Prediction and Visualization

Biological Sciences
Richard Tenaza
Documentation and assessment of threats posed by the commercial trade in skulls or orangutans, Proboscis monkeys, langurs, and macaques in Bali, Indonesia

Biological Sciences
Ryan Hill
Population genetics research, and development of a genetic management plan for the Callippe Silverspot butterfly


The website URL where information about sustainability research is available:

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