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Submission Date March 1, 2019
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Vanderbilt University
AC-9: Research and Scholarship

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Complete Reporter Chelsea Hamilton
Sustainability Outreach Coordinator
Sustainability and Environmental Management Office
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Total number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff that are engaged in research (headcount):
4726

Number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff that are engaged in sustainability research (headcount):
199

Percentage of the institution's faculty and staff researchers that are engaged in sustainability research :
4.21

Total number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that include at least one faculty or staff member that conducts research:
89

Number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that include at least one faculty or staff member that conducts sustainability research:
31

Percentage of research-producing departments that are engaged in sustainability research:
34.83

A copy of the institution’s inventory of its sustainability research that includes names and department affiliations of faculty and staff engaged in sustainability research:
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The institution’s inventory of its sustainability research that includes names and department affiliations of faculty and staff engaged in sustainability research:

1 Aaron Covey, Facility Analyst, Arts and Science, Vanderbilt University
2 Abhishek Dubey, Assistant Professor of Computer Engineering and Computer Science
3 Akos Ledeczi, Professor for ISIS
4 Alan Bowers, Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Vanderbilt University
5 Alexandra Ewing, SEMO
6 Alexis Rodriguez, Program Coordinator, Institute for Software Integrated Systems
7 Alistair Sponsel, Assistant Professor of History, Vanderbilt University
8 Allison Moore, Research Associate, Institute for Software Integrated Systems
9 Ally Sullivan, Executive Director, Facilities Business Operations, Vanderbilt University
10 Amanda Little, Department of English, Vanderbilt University
11 Amanda R. Benson, Senior Lecturer of Biological Sciences, Vanderbilt University
12 Amrutur Anilkumar, Professor of the Practice of Mechanical Engineering, Vanderbilt University
13 Amy Karns, ISIS Staff Engineer
14 Anand Taneja, assistant professor of religious studies, Vanderbilt University
15 Aniruddha Gokhale, Associate Professor for the Institute for Software Integrated Systems
16 Andrea George, SEMO
17 Andrew C. Garrabrants, Associate Research Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Vanderbilt University
18 Ann Olsen, PhD Candidate, Environmental Management Studies, Vanderbilt University
19 Ann Tate, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, Vanderbilt University
20 Ashley Carse, Assistant Professor of Human and Organizational Development, Vanderbilt University
21 Beth Conklin, Department of Anthropology, Vanderbilt University
22 Betsey Robinson, Associate Professor of History of Art, Vanderbilt University
23 Bradley Hawkins, Practicum Director of MPH Program, Vanderbilt University
24 Brooke Ackerly, Department of Political Science, Vanderbilt University
25 Bruce Jennings, Adjunct Associate Professor in the Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society and the Department of Health Policy
26 Bruce Morill, Edward A. Malloy Professor of Catholic Studies, Vanderbilt University
27 Carl Johnson, Department of Biological Sciences, Vanderbilt University
28 Carol Ziegler, Assistant Professor, VU School of Nursing
29 Carrie Johnson, Assistant Director, Student Centers, Vanderbilt University
30 Carwil Bjork-James, assistant professor of anthropology, Vanderbilt University
31 Cary Pint, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Vanderbilt University
32 Charles Powers, Professor of Environmental Engineering & Co-Director of CRESP
33 Chelsea Hamilton, SEMO
34 Chris Lowe, attorney, Office of General Counsel
35 Chris Vanags, Director of Research Initiatives, Peabody College, Vanderbilt University
36 Christina Robbins, Director, Ingram Commons, Vanderbilt University
37 Christopher Serkin, Associate Dean for Research and Professor of Law, Vanderbilt Law School
38 Claire Smrekar, Associate Professor Peabody College, Vanderbilt University
39 Corey Brady, Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education, Vanderbilt University
40 Craig Philip, Research Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Director, Vanderbilt Center for Transportation Research (VECTOR), Vanderbilt University
41 Dan McDermet, ISIS Principal Research Engineer
42 Dan Morgan, Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences, Vanderbilt University
43 Daniel Balasubramanian, Research Scientist, Institute of Software Integrated Systems
44 Daniel Funk, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences, Vanderbilt University
45 Daniel Work, Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Vanderbilt Univeristy
46 Dave Krantz , Visiting Scholar in Vanderbilt Institute of Energy & Environment (VIEE) and Climate Change Research Network, Vanderbilt University
47 David Furbish, Professor & Chair of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Vanderbilt University
48 David Hess, Associate Director of Vanderbilt Institute of Energy & Environment, Professor of Sociology, Vanderbilt University
49 David Kosson, Professor & Chair of Civil and Environmental Engineering & Co-Director of CRESP, Vanderbilt University
50 David Owens, Clinical Professor of Management, Vanderbilt University
51 David Schlundt, Associate Professor of Psychology, Vanderbilt University
52 David Ter Kuile, Executive Director of Dining, Vanderbilt University
53 David Wood, Department of Philosophy, Vanderbilt University
54 Debbie Janke, Assistant Vice Chancellor Strategic Initiatives, Vanderbilt University
55 Di Yao, ISIS Principal Research Engineer
56 Dmitriy Kostyuchenko, ISIS Senior Research Engineer
57 Douglas Adams, Distinguished Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Chair, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Vanderbilt University
58 Douglas Fisher, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Vanderbilt University
59 Douglas Schmidt, Professor for the Institute for Software Integrated Systems
60 Ed Kinney, sourcing offer, procurement
61 Eric Hall, ISIS Principal Research Engineer
62 Eugene LeBoeuf, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Vanderbilt University
63 Eugene Vorobeychik, Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Computer Engineering, Vanderbilt University
64 Evelyn Galletti, Directory Financial Operations and Planning, Vanderbilt University
65 Florence Sanchez, Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Associate Chair of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Director of Graduate Studies in Environmental Engineering, Vanderbilt University
66 Frank Parker, Professor of Environmental and Water Resources Engineering, Vanderbilt University
67 Frankie King, Program Director of Research Coordination and Outreach, ISIS
68 Fred Eisele, ISIS System Architect
69 G. Kane Jennings, Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Vanderbilt University
70 Gabor Karsai, Professor of Electrical Engineering, Professor of Computer Science, Associate Director of Institute for Software Integrated Systems, Vanderbilt University
71 Gautam Biswas, Professor, ISIS
72 Geoff Little, Assistant Directory of Research and Prospect Development, Vanderbilt University
73 George Hornberger, Director of Vanderbilt Institute of Energy & Environment (VIEE), Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Vanderbilt University
74 Gregory Melchor-Barz, professor of ethnomusicology and associate professor of anthropology, Vanderbilt University
75 Gregory Walker, Associate Professor of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Vanderbilt University
76 Hamp Turner, Adjunct Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Vanderbilt University
77 Hiba Baroud, Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
78 Himanshu Neema, ISIS System Architect
79 Hongyang Sun, Research Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Vanderbilt University
80 J.B. Ruhl, Energy, Environment and Land Use Program, Vanderbilt Law School
81 Jack Barkenbus, Associate Director CCRN, Vanderbilt Institute for Energy and Environment (VIEE), Vanderbilt University
82 Jaco Hamman, Director of the Program in Theology and Practice, Vanderbilt University
83 James Clarke, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Vanderbilt University
84 James Dobbins, Director, Vanderbilt Center for Transportation Research, Vanderbilt University
85 James Fraser, Associate Professor of Human and Organizational Development, Vanderbilt University
86 James Schorr, Adjunct Professor of Management, Vanderbilt University
87 James Young, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Vanderbilt University
88 Janet Macdonald, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Vanderbilt University
89 Janet Roberts, Facilities Manager, Peabody College, Vanderbilt University
90 Janey Camp, Research Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Vanderbilt University
91 Janos Sallai, Research Scientist, Institute for Software Integrated Systems
92 Janos Sztipanovits, Director of ISIS
93 Jason Scott, Research Project Manager, Institute for Software Integrated Systems
94 Jayne M Morris, Assistant Director, Commencement, Vanderbilt University
95 Jeff Henry, ISIS Computer Systems Analyst
96 Jennifer Bischoff
97 Jermaine Soto, Director of Operations, Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Vanderbilt University
98 Jessica L Oster, Assistant Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Vanderbilt University
99 Jesus Gomez-Velez, Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Vanderbilt University
100 Jill Chasse, Procurement Sourcing Officer, Vanderbilt University
101 Jim Rossi, Professor of Law, Energy, Environment and Land Use Program, Vanderbilt Law School
102 Joe Bandy, Center for Teaching, Sociology, Peabody College, Vanderbilt University
103 John Ayers, Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Vanderbilt University
104 John Janusek, associate professor of anthropology, Vanderbilt University
105 Jonathan Gilligan, Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences, Vanderbilt University
106 Joseph Hite, ISIS Research Engineer
107 Jules White, Assistant Professor, Institute for Software Integrated Systems
108 Kaitlin Toner Raimi, CCRN/VIEE Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Vanderbilt University
109 Kane Jennings, Chair of the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Vanderbilt University
110 Katie Dey, ISIS Staff Engineer
111 Kathleen L. Wolff, Instructor at the School of Nursing, Vanderbilt University
112 Kathleen Seabolt, Director, child and Family Center, Vanderbilt University
113 Keija Hu, Assistant Professor of Operations Management, Vanderbilt University Owen Graduate School of Management
114 Keith Loiseau, University Architect, Director Campus Planning and Construction, Vanderbilt University
115 Keith Meador, director of the Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society, Vanderbilt University
116 Kenneth Wallston, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing
117 Kevin Brown, Research Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Vanderbilt University
118 Kevin Murphy, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of the Humanities and professor of the history of art, Vanderbilt University
119 Larisa DeSantis, Associate Professor of Earth and Environmental Science, Vanderbilt University
120 Laurie Woods, lecturer in sociology, Vanderbilt University
121 Leigh Shoup, Chief of Staff, Administration, Vanderbilt University
122 Leslie D. Kirby, Director of Undergraduate Studies & Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Vanderbilt University
123 Lily Claiborne, Director of Undergraduate Studies for the Department of Earth and Environmental Science, Vanderbilt University
124 Linda Reichenberger, Assistant Director, Special Events, Vanderbilt University
125 Lis Wyatt, Director, Custodial Services, Vanderbilt University
126 Lisa Bressman, Environmental Law Program, Vanderbilt Law School
127 Lisa Fiorentino, Assistant Director, Real Estate, Vanderbilt University
128 Lori Troxel, Associate Professor of the Practice of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Vanderbilt University
129 Malu Jorge, Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences, Vanderbilt University
130 Margaret Emley, Director, Real Estate, Vanderbilt University
131 Maria Luisa Jorge, Assistant Professor of Earth & Environmental Science, Vanderbilt University
132 Marian Rushdy, ISIS Research Engineer
133 Mark A. Cohen, Owen Graduate School of Management, Vanderbilt University
134 Mark Abkowitz, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Vanderbilt University
135 Mark Petty, Assistant Vice Chancellor, Plant Operations, Vanderbilt University
136 Mary Metelko, ISIS System Architect
137 Matt Buckley, Assistant Director, Custodial Services, Vanderbilt University
138 Matthew Lang, Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Professor of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, Vanderbilt University
139 Matthew Zaragoza-Watkins, Assistant Professor of Economics
140 Meagan Sargent, Project Manager, Campus Planning and Construction, Vanderbilt University
141 Michael Bess, Professor of European Studies, Vanderbilt University
142 Michael Vandenbergh, Director if Climate Change Research Network (CCRN), Environmental Law Program, Vanderbilt Law School
143 Michelle Marcus, Assistant Professor of Economics
144 Mike Perez, Associate Vice Chancellor, Chief Facilities Officer, Vanderbilt University
145 Mitch Lampley, Director Engineering and Tech Support, Vanderbilt University
146 Molly Miller, Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences, Vanderbilt University
147 Nagabhushan Mahadevan, ISIS System Architect
148 Naveeduddin Mohammed, ISIS Research Engineer
149 Neil Kelly, Assistant Professor of Earth and Environmental Science, Vanderbilt University
150 Patrica Helland, Associate Dean of Students, Vanderbilt University
151 Patrick Trent Greiner, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Vanderbilt University
152 Patrik Meijer, ISIS Senior Research Engineer
153 Peter Volgyesi, Research Scientist, Institute for Software Integrated Systems
154 Philippe Fauchet, Dean of the School of Engineering, Vanderbilt University
155 Ralf Bennartz, Professor of Earth and Environmental Science, Vanderbilt University
156 Ralph Bruce, Professor Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Vanderbilt University
157 Ravindra Duddu, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Vanderbilt University
158 Richard Chotard, Office of General Counsel, Vanderbilt University
159 Richard Speece, Centennial Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Emeritus, Vanderbilt University
160 Riyaz Latif, Mellon Assistant Professor of History of Art, Vanderbilt University
161 Rizia Bardhan, Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Vanderbilt University
162 Robert Daniels, ISIS System Architect
163 Robert Grajewski, Executive Director Vanderbilt Innovation Center, Vanderbilt University
164 Robert Joel Barnett, Associate Professor of the Practice of Mechanical Engineering, Vanderbilt University
165 Robert Laddaga, Research Professor, Institute for Software Integrated Systems
166 Robert Owens, ISIS System Architect
167 Robert Stammer, Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Vanderbilt University
168 Robert W. Pitz, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Vanderbilt University
169 Ron Emeson, Professor of Pharmacology, Biochemistry, Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Directory of the Vanderbilt Brain Institute, Vanderbilt University
170 Ryszard Wycisk, Research Associate Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Vanderbilt University
171 Sandep Neema, Research Scientist, Institute for Software Integrated Systems
172 Sandra Rosenthal, Jack and Pamela Egan Chair of Chemistry, Vanderbilt University
173 Sara Maddox, Assistant Director of ISIS
174 Sara Safransky, Assistant Professor of Human and Organizational Development, Vanderbilt University
175 Scott Glasgow, Senior Special Events Coordinator, Vanderbilt University
176 Shanmuga Sundaram, Assistant Vice Chancellor, Information Technology, Vanderbilt University
177 Shawn Goodman, Director Investment Office, Vanderbilt University
178 Shihong Lin, Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Vanderbilt University
179 Shitanshu Mishra, Research Associate, Institute for Software Integrated Systems
180 Simon Darroch, Assistant Professor of Earth and Environmental Science, Vanderbilt University
181 Stacey Crowhurst, Director of Finance and Administration, Vanderbilt University
182 Stephen Rees, ISIS Principal Research Engineer
183 Steve Gild, SEMO
184 Steven Goodbred, Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Vanderbilt University
185 Steven Krahn, Professor of the Practice of Nuclear Environmental Engineering, Vanderbilt University
186 Tamas Kecskes, ISIS Senior Research Engineer
187 Taylor Johnson, Assistant Professor, Institute for Software Integrated Systems
188 Ted Bapty, Research Associate Professor, Institute for Software Integrated Systems
189 Teresa Goddu, Director of American Studies, Vanderbilt University
190 Thushara Gunda, postdoctoral researcher CEE
191 Tom Howard, Facilities Manager, Athletics, Vanderbilt University
192 W. Kip Viscusi, Law & Economics Program, Vanderbilt Law School
193 Weiming Xiang, Research Associate, Institute for Software Integrated Systems
194 William Robinson, Assistant Professor, Institute for Software Integrated Systems
195 Xenofon Koutsoukos, Professor Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Vanderbilt University
196 Yolanda McDonald, Assistant Professor, Department of Human Organization and Development, Vanderbilt University
197 Yuche Chen, Research Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Vanderbilt University
198 Zhenkai Zhang, Research Scientist, Institute for Software Integrated Systems
199 Zdravka Tzankova, Associate Professor of Sociology, Vanderbilt University


A brief description of the methodology the institution followed to complete the research inventory (including the types of faculty and staff included as researchers):

• Members of Vanderbilt’s Climate Change Research Network - The Climate Change Research Network at Vanderbilt includes a team of faculty and graduate students who are conducting theoretical and applied research on one of the most important and most widely overlooked sources of greenhouse gases: individual and household behavior. The Climate Change Research Network is affiliated with the Vanderbilt Institute for Energy and Environment. http://law.vanderbilt.edu/academics/academic-programs/environmental-law/climate-change-network/index.php
• Members of The Vanderbilt Institute for Energy and the Environment - The Vanderbilt Institute for Energy and the Environment (VIEE) engages in research and education that directly link the social and behavioral sciences, physical sciences, engineering, law and policy, and that bear on energy and environmental decision making by individuals and by public and private institutions. Specifically, VIEE research elucidates the relationships among individual, institutional, and societal choices for energy production and use, and the impacts and benefits of these choices on the environment and health through links with climate, water quality, economics, social psychology, and natural resources. http://www.vanderbilt.edu/viee/
• Members of VUCO2 - VUCO2 is an interdisciplinary Vanderbilt think tank devoted to Climate Change issues. It organizes reading groups, speakers, workshops, and retreats and spurs development and refinement of various sustainability research ideas. The think tank is housed in the Philosophy department.
• Members of the Eos Project - The Eos Project supports innovative initiatives at Vanderbilt University to promote understanding of urgent environmental issues and social action-pathways to respond to the challenges of climate change. The goal is to energize attention to environment/society concerns in diverse disciplines and campus constituencies. The project organizes programming and offers small grants and fellowships to support faculty and students to develop the vision, knowledge, leadership skills, and networks needed to address pressing problems at the intersections of ecology and social justice, where the well-being of human communities is inseparable from the well-being of more-than-human life-worlds.
• Members of the Sterling Ranch development group - Sterling Ranch, a 12,000-home planned community south of Denver, will provide a sustainability training site and test bed for Vanderbilt School of Engineering research involving students and professors. The community includes its own commercial space, retail stores and schools. Its design is centered on sustainability and next-generation telecommunications, a focus that’s creating internships and capstone projects for engineering undergraduates plus research opportunities for professors and their teams. The partnership, which includes corporations Mortenson Construction, Siemens and IBM, started with Brock Smethills (BE’13) discussing his idea with David Kosson, Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Engineering, and Doug Adams, chair of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department and holder of the Daniel F. Flowers Chair. They brought in a number of other professors across all departments to advance the concept.
• Members of Rooted Community Health - The Rooted Community Health (RCH) initiative seeks to engage partners across the Vanderbilt campus and communities of Middle Tennessee in service to ecological sustainability, health promotion and human flourishing, and an ethically responsible understanding of our interdependency as a community within the vision of population health. Through partnering with the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, colleagues in nutrition services, and other sustainability and health professionals, RCH aims to enhance community engagement through programming around ecology, sustainability, and health care. RCH is committed to facilitating trans-institutional transformation at Vanderbilt and enhancing our community’s health through community engagement, scholarship, and research in ecology, health, and sustainability.
• Members of the Environmental Humanities in Action Group - The “Environmental Humanities in Action,” group has the aim of jettisoning the traditional structure of a seminar (without losing the opportunity to share work) and becoming engaged in public, creative projects. The group is planning interactive projects for the Vanderbilt community that cover environmental issues such as climate change.
• Members of the Wond’ry Transportation Working Groups - The Transportation Working Groups, facilitated by the Wond’ry, include faculty, staff and students from across the university. The six working groups were charged specifically with formulating actionable steps the university can take related to: Metropolitan Transit Authority / Regional Transportation Authority (MTA/RTA) bus and train adjustments to better service Vanderbilt; Vanderbilt shuttle opportunities; Expansion of Uber and Lyft opportunities on campus; Expansion of on-campus biking infrastructure and bike programs; Potential alternative work arrangements; and Vanpools, carpools and other partnerships.
• Members of VECTOR – the Vanderbilt Center for Transportation and Operational Resiliency, established in 1988, has a solid record of achievement and is committed to continued excellence in all three of its mission components—research, education, and outreach. Recognizing the complexity of transportation issues in the private sector and at every level of government, VECTOR emphasizes the integration of transportation engineering, planning, and management. Other distinguishing characteristics of VECTOR’s work include ground-breaking applications of information technology and risk management, systems thinking, and adherence to our statement of shared values.
• Members of the Renewable Energy Advisory Committee - As a result of the FutureVU Atelier Ten analysis, Vanderbilt has chosen to study potential options for off-campus, large-scale (larger-than-2MW) renewable energy sources that include distributed solar or wind farms/projects. The renewable energy advisory committee will explore options for the use of off-campus renewable energy sources in Vanderbilt's energy portfolio with the following goals: Maximize environmental benefit; Offset a portion of Vanderbilt’s electric supply; Provide intellectual and cultural leadership on this issue; Increase renewable energy capacity; and enhance Vanderbilt’s ability to achieve future carbon goals.
• Members of the BlueSky Advisory Committee - As a result of FutureVU efforts, major potential opportunities to reduce Vanderbilt's carbon footprint and improve central campus land use were identified within the university's on-campus energy production, distribution and consumption infrastructure and behavior. The BlueSky Vision Energy Strategy Study will culminate in a "BlueSky Vision" for campus energy. The BlueSky Advisory Committee (BSAC) will: Participate in providing input, advice and feedback to the facilities team that is managing the BlueSky project and the selected consultant, ultimately resulting in recommendation(s) for consideration by university leadership; and Experience the opportunity to engage in a highly transparent consulting effort, enriching educational, scholarly, and research experiences and opportunities.
• Members of the Zero Waste Advisory Committee – The Zero Waste Advisory Committee will develop a zero waste plan for Vanderbilt University to include an overarching strategy with milestones and timeline. This plan will include the following goals: diversion from landfill to Zero Waste inclusive of municipal solid waste and construction/demolition waste; waste prevention, reduction, and minimization; aligning with upcoming Metro Nashville Zero Waste Plan; and a robust education and outreach component.
• Members of the Environmental Advisory Committee – The Environmental Advisory Committee serves in an advisory capacity to the university administration in administering a comprehensive environmental management program for Vanderbilt University (VU). The committee advises, develops, and promotes practices and policies that maximize environmental performance for VU operations, research, academics, and patient care and assists in complying with all relevant laws and regulations as well as promotes and integrates sustainability, stewardship, and resource conservation into activities and services.
• Institute for Software Integrated Systems – The Institute for Software Integrated Systems is a research organization of the School of Engineering at Vanderbilt University. ISIS conducts basic and applied research in the area of systems and information science and engineering. Applications of ISIS devices, through real-time distributed systems, to globally deployed complex systems. Software is increasingly essential to the functions of these systems, and it is also the primary means of adapting them to their environments and users.
• Menus of Change University Research Collaborative – MCURC is a working group of leading scholars, food service business leaders, and executive chefs from invited colleges and universities who are accelerating efforts to move Americans toward healthier, more sustainable plant-forward diets. The project aims to promote sustainable choices at universities to raise awareness among students of the impacts of their food choices later in life.
• Other faculty and staff associated with sustainability related research projects.
o http://engineering.vanderbilt.edu/cee/Research/EnergyandEnvironment.php
o http://engineering.vanderbilt.edu/cee/faculty-staff/index.php
o http://www.vanderbilt.edu/ees/index.php
o http://news.vanderbilt.edu/2013/10/device-electricity-silicon-chips/?utm_source=vuhomepage&utm_medium=newsbox&utm_campaign=silicon-chips
o http://as.vanderbilt.edu/philosophy/events/vuco2.php
o http://eosprojectvu.org/
o http://engineering.vanderbilt.edu/news/2015/partnership-with-sustainable-sterling-ranch-offers-research-opportunities-from-the-ground-up/
o http://www.vanderbilt.edu/viee/index.php
o https://law.vanderbilt.edu/academics/academic-programs/environmental-law/climate-change-network/
o https://www.vanderbilt.edu/futurevu/progress.php
o https://www.vanderbilt.edu/vector/


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