Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Dennis Cochrane
Submission Date March 19, 2013
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Virginia Tech
ER-17: Departments Engaged in Sustainability Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Dennis Cochrane
Sustainability Program Manager
Facilities Services, Office of Energy and Sustainability
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The total number of academic departments that conduct research:
70

The number of academic departments in which at least one faculty member engages in sustainability research:
54

A list of academic departments in which at least one faculty member engages in sustainability research:

See the URL below for the comprehensive “Virginia Tech Sustainability Grant Funded Research for FY 2011” list which includes both the departments and faculty that are currently involved in sustainability research.

Additionally, Virginia Tech has the Virginia Tech Expertise Database (VTED). The VTED is a volunteer program for faculty to feature their expertise, research, publications, honors, and overall qualifications for public viewing. The VTED is designed to give business, industry, government, and media representatives access to the expertise of participating Virginia Tech faculty members. The database currently indexes 1441 Virginia Tech experts. The VTED can be searched by topic for faculty involved in sustainability initiatives such as “sustainability,” “energy,” “social equity,” and a variety of other topics. To view the Virginia Tech Expertise Database, please see: http://www.research.vt.edu/vted/


The website URL where the sustainability research inventory that includes the departments engaged in sustainability research is posted:
A copy of the sustainability research inventory that includes the departments engaged in sustainability research:
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