Sustainability Scientists and Scholars

Sustainability Scientists and Scholars accelerate the pace of discovery in the field of sustainability. They integrate practical experience with knowledge and action drawn from the spectrum of disciplines in the natural and social sciences, medicine, engineering, mathematics, humanities and the arts. See also: Expert Search »

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Morteza Abbaszadegan

Morteza Abbaszadegan

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
Morteza.Abbaszadegan@asu.edu
480-965-3868
http://engineering.asu.edu/people/239084

Expertise

water resource management; water microbiology; microbial detection methodologies; pathogens inactivation; pathogen removal mechanisms; water treatment processes; water distribution systems

David Abbott

David Abbott

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
David.Abbott@asu.edu
480-965-6452

Expertise

archaeology; ceramic technology; cultural ecology; exchange and social networks

Joshua Abbott

Joshua Abbott

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School of Sustainability
Joshua.K.Abbott@asu.edu
480-965-5528
http://jkabbott.faculty.asu.edu

Expertise

ecosystem services; environmental economics; land use; fisheries management; bioeconomics; econometrics; economic valuation

Kenneth Abbott

Kenneth Abbott

  • Senior Sustainability Scholar, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Jack E. Brown Professor of Law, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
  • Faculty Fellow, Center for Law, Science and Innovation
  • Center for Law and Global Affairs Advisory Board
  • Professor of Global Studies, School of Politics and Global Studies, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Faculty Affliate, School of Public Affairs; Center for Law, Science and Innovation; and Center for Law and Global Affairs, Arizona State University
Ken.Abbott@asu.edu
480-965-5917

Expertise

international relations; international law; economic law; cross-border cooperation; emerging technologies; private and public governance

Marc Adams

Marc Adams

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, Exercise and Wellness, School of Nutition and Health Promotion
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Division of Behavioral Medicine, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, San Diego State University
Marc.Adams@asu.edu
602-827-2470


Joni Adamson

Joni Adamson

  • Senior Sustainability Scholar, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, English and Environmental Humanities, School of Letters and Sciences
  • Program Faculty, Human and Social Dimensions of Science and Technology, Graduate College
  • Affiliate, Women and Gender Studies, School of Social Transformation
joni.adamson@asu.edu
480-727-1562
https://sites.google.com/a/asu.edu/joniadamson/home

Expertise

environmental literature; environmental justice; American Southwest cultures; Native American oral and written literatures; ; ecocriticism; ethnobiology; food sovereignty; culture; environmental film; citizen actions; cross-border cooperation; ecological literacy; environmental philosophy

Ambika Adhikari

Ambika Adhikari

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Faculty Research Associate, The Design School, Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts
Ambika.Adhikari@asu.edu
480-727-1507

Expertise

climate change impacts; climate change policy; international environmental policies and programs; urban planning; urban development; economic development; conservation policy; environmental policy;

Rimjhim Aggarwal

Rimjhim Aggarwal

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School of Sustainability
  • Chair, Undergraduate Standards Committee, School of Sustainability
Rimjhim.Aggarwal@asu.edu
480-965-6680

Expertise

resource economics; water conflicts; poverty; water resource management; agriculture; bioeconomics; climate change impacts; decisionmaking; economic adaptation and climate change; econometrics; economic development; ecosystem services; environmental policy; urban development;

Soyoung Ahn

Soyoung Ahn

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
sue.ahn@asu.edu
480-965-1052
http://sueahn.weebly.com/

Expertise

traffic operations; intelligent transportation systems; public transportation; transportation

Braden Allenby

Braden Allenby

  • Distinguished Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • President's Professor and Lincoln Professor of Engineering and Ethics, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
  • Director, Center for Earth Systems Engineering and Management
Braden.Allenby@asu.edu
480-727-8594
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Braden_Allenby

Expertise

industrial ecology; earth systems engineering; earth systems management; biotechnology; public affairs; transhumanism; sustainability design; the techno-human condition

Julie Anand

Julie Anand

  • Senior Sustainability Scholar, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, School of Art, Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts
Julie.Anand@asu.edu
480-965-5044

Expertise

photography; mixed media; art and the environmental movement; environmental issues; ecological literacy; socioecology; urban ecology; ecological ethics; citizen actions; education development

Ariel Anbar

Ariel Anbar

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Earth and Space Exploration, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
anbar@asu.edu
480-965-0767
http://www.anbarlab.org/

Expertise

atmospheric processes; oceans; paleoenvironments; biogeochemical processes; trace metals; isotopes; climate change; geochemical cycles; geological processes

Kathleen Andereck

Kathleen Andereck

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Director and Professor, School of Community Resources and Development, College of Public Programs
kandereck@asu.edu
602-496-1056

Expertise

tourism experiences; sustainable tourism; community-based tourism; tourism and quality of life; resident attitudes toward tourism; volunteer tourism; recreation; natural resource management; communities; community development

Marty Anderies

Marty Anderies

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Graduate Director, School of Sustainability
Marty.Anderies@asu.edu
480-965-8712

Expertise

human ecology; mathematical bioeconomics; modeling and simulation; resource governance; agrarian societies; bioeconomics; dynamical systems theory; economic development; natural resource management

James Anderson

James Anderson

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Senior Research Scientist, School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
james.anderson@asu.edu
480-965-7139

Expertise

atmospheric chemistry; cloud chemistry; microphysics; aerosols; air quality; atmospheric processes

Jean Andino

Jean Andino

  • Senior Sustainability Scholar, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
Jean.Andino@asu.edu
480-965-0199
http://andino.faculty.asu.edu

Expertise

atmospheric chemistry; air quality; atmospheric processes; alternative fuels; energy efficiency technologies; nanotechnology

Michael Angilletta

Michael Angilletta

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School of Life Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
angilletta@asu.edu
480-965-3500
http://sols.asu.edu/people/faculty/mangilletta.php

Expertise

thermal adaptation; climate change; species adaptation

Luc Anselin

Luc Anselin

  • Distinguished Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Walter Isard Chair and Director, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Director, GeoDa Center for Geospatial Analysis and Computation
  • Regents' Professor, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Luc.Anselin@asu.edu
480-965-6316
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luc_Anselin

Expertise

spatial analysis; geographic information science; regional economics; environmental economics; real estate; epidemiology; criminology; political science

Samuel Ariaratnam

Samuel Ariaratnam

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, Del E. Webb School of Construction, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
Samuel.Ariartnam@asu.edu

Expertise

Infrastructure management and rehabilitation; trenchless construction methods; urban infrastructure

Andrew Askland

Andrew Askland

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Senior Lecturer, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
Sandy.Askland@asu.edu
480-965-2465
http://apps.law.asu.edu/Apps/Faculty/Faculty.aspx?individual_id=172

Expertise

economic law; privacy; environmental ethics; ecological ethics; emerging technologies; environmental philosophy

Robert Atkinson

Robert Atkinson

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
Robert.Atkinson@asu.edu
480-965-1832
http://lsrl.lab.asu.edu/

Expertise

cognitive science; informatics; instructional design; educational technology; data analysis

Becky Ball

Becky Ball

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences
Becky.Ball@asu.edu
602-543-2819
http://www.public.asu.edu/~rball5/

Expertise

soil biogeochemistry and stoichiometry; soil ecology and biology; terrestrial-aquatic linkages; above- and belowground linkages; global change effects on terrestrial ecosystems; biogeochemical processes; terrestrial ecology;ecosystem ecology

Robert Balling

Robert Balling

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Director, Master of Advanced Study in Geographic Information Systems
robert.balling@asu.edu
480-965-7533
http://geoplan.asu.edu/balling

Expertise

climatology; climate change; geographic information science

Michael Barton

Michael Barton

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Director, Center for Social Dynamics and Complexity
michael.barton@asu.edu
480-965-6262
http://www.public.asu.edu/~cmbarton/CMB_iWeb/Main.html

Expertise

agrarian societies; geoarchaeology; geospatial techniques; human ecology; hunter-gatherers; landscape studies; litic technology; paleoanthropology; spatial analysis; archaeology; algorithm development; data-fusion technology; ecological behavior; economic adaptation and climate change; geographic information science; geological processes; informatics; land use change; modeling and simulation; remote sensing; socioecology

Howard Bashford

Howard Bashford

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, Del E. Webb School of Construction, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
  • Director, Graduate Studies, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
howard.bashford@asu.edu
480-965-4513

Expertise

design of production systems for construction; residential construction; urban development

George Basile

George Basile

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor of Practice, School of Sustainability
george.basile@asu.edu
480-965-7094

Expertise

green business practices; sustainability science; biotechnology; strategic leadership; emerging technologies; strategic sustainability; entrepreneurship

Heather Bateman

Heather Bateman

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, Morrison School of Agribusiness and Resource Management
heather.l.bateman@asu.edu
480-727-1131
http://hbateman.faculty.asu.edu/

Expertise

conservation biology; ecology; ornithology; herpetology; riparian ecology; urban ecology

Daniel Bodansky

Daniel Bodansky

  • Senior Sustainability Scholar, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Lincoln Professor of Law, Ethics, and Sustainability, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
Daniel.Bodansky@asu.edu
480-727-8577

Expertise

international climate change law; public international law; foreign affairs; U.S. Constitution; climate change impacts; international relations

Bob Bolin

Bob Bolin

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor , School of Human Evolution and Social Change, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
bob.bolin@asu.edu
480-965-6421

Expertise

environmental hazards; environmental health issues; environmental justice; hazard vulnerability; political ecology; water resource management; urban social-ecological systems

Christopher Boone

Christopher Boone

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Dean, School of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Christopher.G.Boone@asu.edu
(480) 965-2236
http://cgboone.personal.asu.edu/wordpress/?page_id=2

Expertise

urban geography; environmental justice; sustainable urbanization; geographic information science; global environmental change; vulnerability; land use change; public health; built environment

Stuart Bowden

Stuart Bowden

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor Research, School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
sgbowden@asu.edu
480-727-8164

Expertise

photovoltaics; silicon solar cells; solar energy systems; renewable energy; semiconductors

Karen Bradshaw Schulz

Karen Bradshaw Schulz

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University
Karen.Schulz@asu.edu
480-727-0616

Expertise

natural resources policy; public-private partnerships; wildfire law; land development; forest management

Ward Brady

Ward Brady

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, Department of Applied Sciences and Mathematics, College of Technology and Innovation
ward.brady@asu.edu
480-727-1274

Expertise

terrestrial ecology; statistical analysis; cellular biology; biotechnology

Anthony Brazel

Anthony Brazel

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Emeritus Professor, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
abrazel@asu.edu
480-965-7533
http://geoplan.asu.edu/brazel

Expertise

physical geography; climatology; urban systems; climate change; atmospheric processes; climate change impacts; urbanization effects on weather and climate; microclimate

Alexandra Brewis Slade

Alexandra Brewis Slade

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Director, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • President's Professor, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Director of Operations, Mayo Clinic-ASU Obesity Solutions
  • Associate Vice President for Social Sciences, Office of Knowledge Enterprise Development, Arizona State University
Beth.Fiacco@asu.edu
480-727-9879
https://webapp4.asu.edu/directory/person/855688

Expertise

anthropology; medical anthropology; nutrition; obesity; global health; human adaptation and ecology; climate change; poverty; water quality, use and supply; food policy; urban ecology

Ronald Broglio

Ronald Broglio

  • Senior Sustainability Scholar, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, Department of English, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Ronald.Broglio@asu.edu
http://www.public.asu.edu/~rbroglio/

Expertise

animal behavior; technologies of representation; environmental philosophy; aesthetics impacts; humans and the environment; agrarian societies

Eddie Brown

Eddie Brown

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, American Indian Studies, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Executive Director, American Indian Policy Institute
efbrown@asu.edu
480-727-8690
http://aipi.clas.asu.edu/people/ebrown

Expertise

welfare reform; American Indian families; mental health; American Indian youth; diabetes prevention; tribal communities; Title IV estate; tribal agreements; state ICWA compliance issues; tribal governments; communities; public health

Nicholas Brown

Nicholas Brown

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Director, University Sustainability Practices, Global Institute of Sustainability
Nick.Brown@asu.edu
480-727-8651

Expertise

institutional sustainabillity; greenhouse gas emissions management; energy conservation; renewable energy; natural resources management; biodiversity conservation

Harvey Bryan

Harvey Bryan

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, The Design School, Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts
harvey.bryan@asu.edu
480-965-6094

Expertise

architecture; renewable energy; building technology; energy conservation; energy efficiency technologies; energy policy; green roofs; microclimate; modeling and simulation; solar energy systems; urbanization effects on weather and climate

Rajesh Buch

Rajesh Buch

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Practice Lead, Sustainability Solutions Services, Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives
  • Ph.D. 2011, School of Sustainability
rbuch@asu.edu
480-727-3598

Expertise

Sustainability assessment; strategic leadership; institutional sustainability; energy efficiency; strategic sustainability; renewable energy; scenario analysis; climate action planning; green business practices; greenhouse gas emissions management

Megha Budruk

Megha Budruk

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, Parks and Recreation Program, School of Community Resources and Development
Megha.Budruk@asu.edu
602-496-0171

Expertise

natural resource management; socioecology; recreation; visitor impacts; social carrying capacities

James Buizer

James Buizer

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Director, Climate Adaptation and International Development Institute for the Environment, University of Arizona
  • Professor, School of Natural Resources and the Environment, University of Arizona
  • Research Scientist, Office of Arid Land Studies, University of Arizona
buizer@arizona.edu
520-626-4454

Expertise

sustainability science; climate change; climate change impacts; climate change adaptation; institutional analysis; institutional transformation; boundary spanning organizations; decisionmaking; international development

Winslow Burleson

Winslow Burleson

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, School of Computing, Informatics and Decision Systems Engineering, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Enginering
Winslow.Burleson@asu.edu
480-965-9253
http://hci.asu.edu

Expertise

human-computer interaction; creativity; innovation; well-being; design engineering; exploration; gaming; educational technology; biophysics; emerging technologies; informatics; recreation; citizen actions; nanotechnology

Shauna BurnSilver

Shauna BurnSilver

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Shauna.Burnsilver@asu.edu

Expertise

household and community vulnerability; resilience; subsistence livelihoods; economic diversification; mixed economies; food sharing; social-ecological systems; social capital; social network analysis; community-based collaboration; climate change adaptation; Maasai and Tuareg pastoralists; Kenya; Mali Iñupiaq; Alaska

Peter Byck

Peter Byck

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor of Practice, School of Sustainability
  • Professor of Practice, Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications
Peter.Byck@asu.edu


Ronald Calhoun

Ronald Calhoun

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
Ronald.Calhoun@asu.edu
480-727-7032

Expertise

fluid mechanics science and engineering; atmospheric processes; air quality; remote sensing; renewable energy; optical devices

Kasim Candan

Kasim Candan

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, Computer Science and Engineering
  • Professor, School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
kasim.candan@asu.edu
480-965-2770
http://aria.asu.edu/candan/

Expertise

database systems; multimedia and web storage; data analysis; retrieval of data; heterogeneous information integration and retrieval; assistive technologies for information and data access; distributed multimedia systems; multimedia document authoring

Carlos Castillo-Chavez

Carlos Castillo-Chavez

  • Distinguished Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Regents' and Joaquin Bustoz Jr. Professor, School of Human Evolution and Social Change/School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Executive Director, Mathematics and Theoretical Biology Institute
ccchavez@asu.edu
480-965-2115
http://mcmsc.asu.edu/carlos-castillo-chavez80

Expertise

mathematical biology; theoretical biology; disease evolution; epidemiology

Randall Cerveny

Randall Cerveny

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • President's Professor, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
cerveny@asu.edu
480-965-7533
http://www.public.asu.edu/~atrsc/

Expertise

climate history; modeling and simulation; physical climatology; dynamic climatology; synoptic climatology; climate change; atmospheric teleconnections; atmospheric processes

Evelyn Cesarotti

Evelyn Cesarotti

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Dean for Operations, College of Nursing and Health Innovation
e.cesarotti@asu.edu
602-496-0735

Expertise

Alzheimer's disease; community health; evidence-based practice; asthma in school-aged children; public health; socioecology

Mikhail Chester

Mikhail Chester

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
mchester@asu.edu
http://chester.faculty.asu.edu/

Expertise

air emissions; energy consumption; infrastructure; policy and decision assessment; supply chain analysis; transportation; urban areas; energy and environmental impacts of infrastructure systems; urban infrastructure; environmental policy; energy policy; life cycle assessment

Deepak Chhabra

Deepak Chhabra

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School of Community Resources and Development, College of Public Programs
deepak.chhabra@asu.edu
602-496-0172

Expertise

tourism social impacts; tourism economic impacts; tourism cultural impacts; marketing; tourism systems model; heritage tourism; gaming tourism; community perception of tourism impacts; cultural and social capital; conservation policy; urban tourism; data analysis; communities; economic development

Nalini Chhetri

Nalini Chhetri

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Lecturer, School of Sustainability
  • Climate Change Science Manager, Global Institute of Sustainability
Nalini.Chhetri@asu.edu
480-965-3099

Expertise

climate change adaptation; science policy; technology and development; comparative and international education; civil society and NGOs; sustainable development; demography of women and children in developing nations; alternate knowledge systems; participatory research; citizen engagement

Netra Chhetri

Netra Chhetri

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes, Collge of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Assistant Professor, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Netra.Chhetri@asu.edu
480-727 0747

Expertise

human-environment interaction; climate variability; climate change; global knowledge production systems; comparative knowledge production systems; science-policy interactions; water resource management; land use change; sustainable sciences

Dan Childers

Dan Childers

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Sustainability
dan.childers@asu.edu
480-965-2320
http://weel.asu.edu/WEEL

Expertise

ecosystem ecology; wetland ecology; aquatic ecology; biogeochemical processes; systems science; urban ecology; ecohydrology; water; sustainability science

Philip Christensen

Philip Christensen

  • Distinguished Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Regents' Professor of Geological Sciences, School of Earth and Space Exploration, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Ed and Helen Korrick Professor of Geological Sciences, School of Earth and Space Exploration, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences
phil.christensen@asu.edu
480-965-7105
http://themis.mars.asu.edu/christensen

Expertise

geology; geological composition; geological processes; planet surface morphology; Mars; moon; geophysics; modeling and simulation

Daniel Collins

Daniel Collins

  • Senior Sustainability Scholar, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Art, Arizona State University
  • Co-Director, PRISM (ASU)
dan.collins@asu.edu
480-965-8311

Expertise

interactive media; participatory research methods; community mapping

James Collins

James Collins

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Virginia M. Ullman Professor of Natural History and the Environment, School of Life Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
jcollins@asu.edu
480-965-4578
https://sols.asu.edu/people/james-p-collins

Expertise

ecological ethics; evolutionary biology; global decline of amphibians; host-pathogen biology; life history evolution; morphological variation; population biology; predator-prey interactions; ecology; conservation biology; conservation policy; environmental policy; herpetology; species adaptation; urban ecology

Scott Collins

Scott Collins

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Adjunct Faculty, School of Life Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Scott.L.Collins@asu.edu
480-727-0577
http://temperate.lternet.edu/collins/

Expertise

Sevilleta LTER; plant community dynamics; gradient models; role of disturbance in communities; fire ecology; patch dynamics; grassland ecology; analysis of species distribution; analysis of species abundance; local-regional interactions; productivity-diversity relationships; dynamics of arid land ecosystems; climate change impacts; arid ecosystems

Elizabeth Corley

Elizabeth Corley

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Lincoln Professor of Public Policy, Ethics & Emerging Technologies and Associate Professor, School of Public Affairs, College of Public Programs
Elizabeth.Corley@asu.edu
602-496-0462
http://www.public.asu.edu/~ecorley/

Expertise

environmental policy; science policy; technology policy

Matthew Croucher

Matthew Croucher

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Research Professor, Department of Economics, W.P. Carey School of Business
  • Senior Economist, L. William Seidman Research Institute
Matthew.Croucher@asu.edu
480-965-4198

Expertise

Public-Private-Partnerships (P3) emphasis on transportation; carbon pricing mechanisms; economic development; economic modeling; forecasting; infrastructure funding; infrastructure requirements; modeling and simulations; renewable energy efficiency; utilities regulation; economic adaptation and climate change; energy policy; energy conservation; energy economics

Michael Crow

Michael Crow

  • Distinguished Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • President, Arizona State University
  • Professor, School of Public Affairs, College of Public Programs
  • Co-Chair, Board of Directors for Sustainability at ASU
Michael.Crow@asu.edu
http://president.asu.edu/about/michaelcrow

Expertise

technology management; science policy; technology policy; science and social outcomes; research and development and social outcomes; organization theory; energy policy

Maria Cruz-Torres

Maria Cruz-Torres

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School of Transborder Studies, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
maria.cruz-torres@asu.edu
480-965-8483

Expertise

human ecology; natural resource management; fisheries and aquaculture; migration; agrarian and coastal communities; food systems; conservation policy; land use change; poverty; gender and sustainability; economic anthropology

Mick Dalrymple

Mick Dalrymple

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Practice Lead, Sustainability Solutions Services, Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives
Michael.Dalrymple@asu.edu
480-727-1993

Expertise

building technology; green business practices; green marketing; alternative vehicles; energy conservation; energy efficiency technologies; renewable energy; solar energy systems; energy policy; urban development

Nicole Darnall

Nicole Darnall

  • Senior Sustainability Scholar, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School of Public Affairs , College of Public Programs
Nicole.Darnall@asu.edu

Expertise

green consumerism; information-based environmental policies; self-regulation strategies; sustainable enterprise; voluntary environmental programs; corporate social responsibility; environmental policy; green business practices

Hasan Davulcu

Hasan Davulcu

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School of Computing, Informatics and Decision Systems Engineering, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
HasanDavulcu@asu.edu
480-965-6385
http://www.public.asu.edu/~hdavulcu/

Expertise

data mining; web and text mining; data cleaning and information extraction; workflows and semantic web services; database systems; data analysis; data-fusion technology; decisionmaking; informatics; information theory

Thomas Day

Thomas Day

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Life Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
tadday@asu.edu
480-965-8165

Expertise

plant ecology; photosynthesis; leaf optics; water relations; carbon balance; growth and reproduction; plant productivity; carbon cycling; microclimate; decomposition; photodegradation; UV radiation; thermal acclimation

Pierre Deviche

Pierre Deviche

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Life Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
pierre.deviche@asu.edu
480-965-0726

Expertise

behavior; neuroendocrinology; species adaptation; extreme environments; reproductive physiology; avian blood parasites; songbird vocal behavior; songbird neuroplasticity; dragonfly biology; ornithology; population biology; growth and reproduction

Rodolfo Diaz

Rodolfo Diaz

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor of Practice, School of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
rudydiaz@asu.edu
480-965-4281

Expertise

optical scattering of subwavelength objects; complex environments and nanophotonics; analytic theory of natural and artificial media; measurement of electromagnetic properties of materials; combined computational mechanics and electromagnetics; nanotechnology; optical devices

Gary Dirks

Gary Dirks

  • Distinguished Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Director, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Julie A. Wrigley Chair Practice of Sustainable Energy Systems, School of Sustainability
  • Director, LightWorks
gary.dirks@asu.edu
480-965-2799

Expertise

solar energy systems; renewable energy; alternative fuels; alternative vehicles; artificial photosynthesis; biofuels; emerging technologies; energy conservation; energy economics; energy efficiency technologies; energy policy

Kevin Dooley

Kevin Dooley

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Academic Director, The Sustainability Consortium, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, Department of Supply Chain Management, W.P. Carey School of Business
Kevin.Dooley@asu.edu
480-965-6833
http://www.public.asu.edu/~kdooley/

Expertise

supply chain management; quality management; management of technology and innovation; complex adaptive systems; text analysis; boundary spanning organizations; data analysis; data mining; decisionmaking; dynamical systems theory; green marketing; green business practices; entrepreneurship; modeling and simulation

Thomas Dowling

Thomas Dowling

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Life Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Thomas.Dowling@asu.edu
480-965-1626

Expertise

processes responsible for the origin and maintenance of organismal diversity; evolution of cypriniform fishes; speciation and hybridization in evolution; threatened and endangered fishes of the American Southwest; conservation biology

Jeffrey Drucker

Jeffrey Drucker

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, Department of Physics, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Jeff.Drucker@asu.edu
480-965-9658

Expertise

crystal growth; materials analysis; materials development; low power electronics

Hallie Eakin

Hallie Eakin

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School of Sustainability
hallie.eakin@asu.edu
480-965-0011

Expertise

Latin America; Mexico; agrarian change; climate change; food systems; globalization; vulnerability; adaptation

James Eder

James Eder

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
james.eder@asu.edu
480-965-5530

Expertise

natural resource management; agrarian societies; development anthropology; ethnic studies; identity and differentiation; political economics; subsistence adaptation; land use change

Mounir El Asmar

Mounir El Asmar

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Co-Director, Sustainable Construction, National Center of Excellence on SMART Innovations
  • Assistant Professor, Del E. Webb School of Construction, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Ira A Fulton Schools of Engineering
asmar@asu.edu
480-727-9023

Expertise

data analysis; energy conservation; energy efficiency technologies; building technology; durability of building materials; decisonmaking; green roofs; renewable energy

James Elser

James Elser

  • Distinguished Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Regents' Professor, Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Sciences, School of Life Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
j.elser@asu.edu
480-965-9747
http://elserlab.asu.edu/

Expertise

biological stoichiometry; limnology; community ecology; ecosystem ecology; physiological ecology; life-history evolution; molecular evolution; astrobiology; atmospheric nitrogen deposition; atmospheric processes; agriculture; climate change impacts; marine ecology; plant ecology; species adaptation; terrestrial ecology; biogeochemical processes

Jeffrey Englin

Jeffrey Englin

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, Morrison School of Agribusiness, W.P. Carey School of Business
Jeffrey.Englin@asu.edu

Expertise

economic valuation of natural environments; recreational activities; forest disturbances

David Feary

David Feary

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Research Professor, School of Sustainability
David.Feary@asu.edu
480-965-9292


Sabine Feisst

Sabine Feisst

  • Senior Sustainability Scholar, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School of Music, Herberger Institute of Design and the Arts
  • Honors Faculty, Barrett, The Honors College
Sabine.Feisst@asu.edu
480-965-3114

Expertise

musicology, twentieth and twenty-first century music; ecomusicology; acoustic ecology; ecocriticism; cultural ecology

Lara Ferry

Lara Ferry

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, Division of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences
lara.ferry@asu.edu
602-543-2817
http://newcollege.asu.edu/directory/1621931

Expertise

desert fish; functional morphology; comparative vertebrate anatomy; ecophysiology; ichthyology; species adaptation; growth and reproduction

Stuart Fisher

Stuart Fisher

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Emeritus Professor, School of Life Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
s.fisher@asu.edu
480-965-4734

Expertise

ecosystem ecology; riparian ecology; desert landscapes

John Fowler

John Fowler

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Computing, Infomatics, and Decision Systems Engineering, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
  • AVNET Professorship, School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
john.fowler@asu.edu
480-965-3727

Expertise

deterministic scheduling; discrete event simulation; modeling and analysis of semiconductor manufacturing; operations research in healthcare; public health; modeling and simulation; decisionmaking; mathematical and system dynamics modeling

Peter Fox

Peter Fox

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
peter.fox@asu.edu
480-965-1734

Expertise

biological treatment processes; bioremediation; desalinization; salinity/brine disposal; water reuse; biofilms; biogeochemical processes; wastewater treatment

Janet Franklin

Janet Franklin

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Professor, School of Life Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
janet.franklin@asu.edu
http://geography.la.asu.edu/franklin

Expertise

landscape ecology; plant ecology; vegetation science; biogeography; conservation biology; biophysical remote sensing of terrestrial ecosystems; geographic information science; terrestrial ecology; ecosystem disturbances; fire ecology; land use change; species distribution modeling

Matthew Fraser

Matthew Fraser

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
  • Executive Director , Quantum Energy and Sustainable Solar Technology Center, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
Matthew.Fraser@asu.edu
480-965-3489

Expertise

air quality; sources of air pollution; control of air pollution; atmospheric monitoring instrumentation; atmospheric processes; energy conservation; energy efficiency technologies

Cody Friesen

Cody Friesen

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School for Engineering of Matter, Transport, and Energy, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
cfriesen@asu.edu
480-965-3954
http://friesen.faculty.asu.edu/

Expertise

materials analysis; materials development; energy efficiency technologies

Grady Gammage

Grady Gammage

  • Senior Sustainability Scholar, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Senior Research Fellow, Morrison Institute for Public Policy, College of Public Programs
  • Attorney, Gammage & Burnham PLC
ggammage@gblaw.com

Expertise

land use law; urban development; historic preservation; aesthetic regulation; state trust land; water resource management; decisionmaking; land use change

Tirupalavanam Ganesh

Tirupalavanam Ganesh

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
tganesh@asu.edu
480-727-9375

Expertise

engineering education; Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields; innovations in formal and informal k-12 engineering education; educational development; data analysis

David Gartner

David Gartner

  • Senior Sustainability Scholar, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
David.Gartner@asu.edu
480-965-9138

Expertise

International relations; international law; global health; international development; foreign affairs; US Constitution; human rights; civil society; private and public governance

Roberto Gaxiola

Roberto Gaxiola

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, School of Life Sciences
Roberto.Gaxiola@asu.edu
480-965-3337

Expertise

plant physiology; biofuels; crop systems; agriculture

Matei Georgescu

Matei Georgescu

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning
  • Adjunct Professor, School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
Matei.Georgescu@asu.edu
480-727-5986
https://geoplan.asu.edu/georgescu

Expertise

modeling; climate change; land-atmosphere interactions; environmental impacts of bioenergy expansion; urbanization effects on weather and climate; modeling and simulation; scientific computing; land use change

Leah Gerber

Leah Gerber

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Life Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Leah.Gerber@asu.edu
480-727-3109
http://www.public.asu.edu/~lrgerbe/

Expertise

adaptive management; conservation; conservation policy; marine ecology; population biology; quantitative approaches to decision-making under scientific uncertainty; conservation biology; ecological behavior; economic adaptation and climate change; ecosystem disturbances; ecosystem services; environmental policy; fisheries management; modeling and simulation; mathematical and system dynamics modeling

Patricia Gober

Patricia Gober

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Research Professor, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Founding Co-Director, Decision Center for a Desert City, 2004-2012, Global Institute of Sustainability
gober@asu.edu
480-727-8446

Expertise

resource governance; human dimensions of climate change; demography; urban geography; urban systems; water resource management

Peter Goggin

Peter Goggin

  • Senior Sustainability Scholar, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, Department of English, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
petergo@asu.edu
480-965-7748
http://www.public.asu.edu/~petergo/

Expertise

environmental rhetoric; rhetorics and literacies of sustainability; ecological literacy; written discourse and sustainability; environmental philosophy

Aaron Golub

Aaron Golub

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, School of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Aaron.Golub@asu.edu
480-965-2791

Expertise

public transportation policy; social equity; environmental impacts of transportation; urban transportation; urban planning; urban infrastructure; transportation; urban development; citizen actions; forecasting transportation demand; transportation in developing countries; informal transportation providers

Stephen Goodnick

Stephen Goodnick

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering
  • Deputy Director, LightWorks
Stephen.Goodnick@asu.edu
480-965-9572

Expertise

semiconductor transport; computational electronics; quantum and nanostructured devices; device technology; high-frequency devices; photovoltaics and optical devices

Elisabeth Graffy

Elisabeth Graffy

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor of Practice, Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Elisabeth.Graffy@asu.edu
480-727-0746

Expertise

public policy processes; science-policy dynamics; institutional analysis; public sector change and leadership; environmental policy; water policy; agriculture; democracy and public participation; international development; energy

Carola Grebitus

Carola Grebitus

  • Assistant Professor of Food Industry Management, Morrision School of Agribusiness, W.P. Carey Schol of Business
Carola.Grebitus@asu.edu
480-727-4098

Expertise

consumer behavior; purchase decision making; food quality; modeling consumer choices; food choices

Douglas Green

Douglas Green

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Interim Chair, Department of Applied Sciences and Mathematics, College of Technology and Innovation
  • Associate Professor, Department of Applied Sciences and Mathematics, College of Technology and Innovation
DM.green@asu.edu
480-727-1251

Expertise

soil ecology; watershed hydrology; riparian ecology; plant ecology; agriculture

Nancy Grimm

Nancy Grimm

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Life Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
nbgrimm@asu.edu
480-965-4735
http://sols.asu.edu/faculty/ngrimm.php

Expertise

biogeochemical processes; desertification; ecosystem disturbances; ecosystem ecology; ecosystem restoration; ecosystem services; land use change; riparian ecology; socioecology; terrestrial ecology; urban development; urban ecology; air quality; climate change impacts; future and systems thinking; climate change adaptation; urbanization; landscape studies; modeling and simulation; urban infrastructure; urban social-ecological systems; urbanization effects on weather and climate; water distribution systems; water resource management; watershed hydrology

Susanne Grossman-Clarke

Susanne Grossman-Clarke

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Research Professor, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Adjunct Faculty, School of Sustainability
sg.clarke@asu.edu
480-727-6755

Expertise

atmospheric processes; mesoscale meteorological modeling; urbanization effects on weather and climate; crop modeling; modeling and simulation

Sandeep Gupta

Sandeep Gupta

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
sandeep.gupta@asu.edu
480-965-3806
http://impact.asu.edu

Expertise

wireless networks; mobile computing; ubiquitous/pervasive computing; embedded sensor networks for biomedical applications, parallel computing; distributed computing; energy efficiency technologies

Kevin Gurney

Kevin Gurney

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School of Life Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
kevin.gurney@asu.edu

Expertise

atmospheric processes; atmospheric science; carbon cycle; climate change policy; climate change; biogeochemical processes; deforestation; ecosystem ecology; environmental policy; modeling and simulation; terrestrial ecology; urban ecology

Devens Gust

Devens Gust

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Foundation Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
gust@asu.edu
480-965-4547
http://photoscience.la.asu.edu/photosyn/faculty/gust/index.htm

Expertise

organic chemistry; photochemistry; artificial photosynthesis

David Guston

David Guston

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Politics and Global Studies, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Director, Center for Nanotechnology in Society
  • Co-Director, Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Co-Leader, Virtual Institute for Responsible Innovation
david.guston@asu.edu
480-727-8829

Expertise

policy analysis; governance; nanotechnology; emerging technologies; boundary spanning organizations

Edward Hackett

Edward Hackett

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor and Associate Director, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
ehackett@asu.edu
480-965-6561

Expertise

human environment interaction; risk and hazards; social organization; group dynamics; Science technology and society; research organization; science policy

LaDawn Haglund

LaDawn Haglund

  • Senior Sustainability Scholar, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, Faculty of Justice and Social Inquiry, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
ladawn.haglund@asu.edu
480-965-7083
http://www.public.asu.edu/~lhaglund/Index.html

Expertise

human rights; political economics; urban development; water resource management; water conflicts; poverty

Rolf Halden

Rolf Halden

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Director, Center for Environmental Security, Biodesign Institute
  • Professor, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
Rolf.Halden@asu.edu
480-727-0893
http://labs.biodesign.asu.edu/halden/

Expertise

public health; water quality; environmental proteomics; bioremediation; biological treatment processes; environmental chemistry; exposure assessment; pollution prevention; green chemistry; green engineering; wastewater treatment; water reuse;

Sharon Hall

Sharon Hall

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School of Life Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
sharonjhall@asu.edu
480-965-5650
http://www.halllab.asu.edu/

Expertise

biogeochemistry; land use change; agriculture; soil processes; environmental choices; air quality; ecosystem services

Andrew Hamilton

Andrew Hamilton

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, School of Life Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
ahamilton@asu.edu
480-965-5145

Expertise

evolutionary theory; systematics; science policy; public policy

Michael Hanemann

Michael Hanemann

  • Distinguished Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Julie A. Wrigley Chair in Sustainability, School of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Sustainability
  • Director, Center for Environmental Economics and Sustainability Policy, W.P. Carey School of Business
  • Member, National Academy of Sciences
Michael.Hanemann@asu.edu

Expertise

modeling and simulation; choice behavior; conservation; environmental regulation; economic valuation; methodology of non-market valuation using techniques of both revealed and stated preference

Sharon Harlan

Sharon Harlan

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
sharon.harlan@asu.edu
480-727-6780

Expertise

environmental justice; climate change; gender; sociology; climate change impacts; poverty

Hilairy Hartnett

Hilairy Hartnett

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School of Earth and Space Exploration, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
H.Hartnett@asu.edu
480-965-5593

Expertise

biogeochemistry; aquatic chemistry; oceanography; biogeochemical processes; geochemical cycles; geological processes

Lee Hartwell

Lee Hartwell

  • Distinguished Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Virginia G. Piper Chair, Professor, and Chief Scientist of Personalized Medicine, Center for Sustainable Health, Biodesign Institute
  • Professor, School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
  • Professor, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College
  • Nobel Laureate, Physiology or Medicine
Lee.Hartwell@asu.edu
480-727-0779
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lee_Hartwell

Expertise

improving medical diagnostic tools for early disease detection; identifying critical health metrics of a sustainable world; improving science education at the K-12 level; public health

Michelle Hegmon

Michelle Hegmon

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Michelle.Hegmon@asu.edu
480-965-6213

Expertise

agency; archaeology; gender; material culture; socioecology

Arjun Heimsath

Arjun Heimsath

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School of Earth and Space Exploration, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Arjun.Heimsath@asu.edu
480-965-5585
http://www.public.asu.edu/~aheimsat/

Expertise

environmental issues; erosion and sedimentation; climate change; human impacts; landslides; debris flows; glacial processes; deforestation; geochemical cycles; watershed hydrology; land use change; remote sensing; agriculture; biogeochemical processes

Mark Henderson

Mark Henderson

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Dean, Barrett, The Honors College
  • Professor, Department of Engineering, College of Technology and Innovation
  • Director, GlobalResolve
Mark.Henderson@asu.edu
480-727-1062
http://globalresolve.asu.edu

Expertise

global product design; social entrepreneurship; biofuels; water quality; strategic product development

Pierre Herckes

Pierre Herckes

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Pierre.Herckes@asu.edu
480-965-4497

Expertise

environmental chemistry; geochemistry; analytical chemistry; air quality; atmospheric processes; biogeochemical processes; climate change impacts; materials analysis; geochemical cycles; nanotechnology; public health; wastewater treatment

James Hershauer

James Hershauer

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor Emeritus, W.P. Carey School of Business
james.hershauer@asu.edu
480-965-5478

Expertise

innovation; entrepreneurship; supply chain management

Gerald Heydt

Gerald Heydt

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Regents' Professor, School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
heydt@asu.edu
480-965-8307
http://pes.mst.edu/heydt.html

Expertise

power engineering; electric power quality; distribution engineering; transmission engineering; computer applications; power engineering education; power system sensors and instrumentation

Nicholas Hild

Nicholas Hild

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, Technological Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management, College of Technology and Innovation
drnick@asu.edu
480-727-1309

Expertise

environmental management; environmental technology; sustainable development

Paul Hirt

Paul Hirt

  • Senior Sustainability Scholar, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor of History, School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Paul.Hirt@asu.edu
480-727-9084

Expertise

environmentalism; history of electric power; land use change; urban development; water resource management; water conflicts; utilities regulation; renewable energy; natural resource management; energy policy; environmental policy; deforestation; cross-border cooperation; conservation policy; citizen actions

James Hodge, Jr.

James Hodge, Jr.

  • Senior Sustainability Scholar, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Lincoln Professor of Health Law and Ethics, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
  • Faculty Fellow, Center for the Study of Law, Science, and Innovation
  • Director, Public Health Law Network - Western Region
  • Director, Public Health Law and Policy Program
  • Affiliate Professor, Global Health, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
James.Hodge.1@asu.edu
480-727-8576

Expertise

emergency preparedness; global health; global law, global ethics, global policy; international human rights; model public health legislation; public health; public health information privacy; public health law; vaccination law and policy; health law and policy; informatics; information theory

Glenn Hoetker

Glenn Hoetker

  • Senior Sustainability Scholar, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Dean's Council Distinguished Scholar, Department of Management, W.P. Carey School of Business
  • Associate Professor, Department of Management, W.P. Carey School of Business
  • Affiliate Professor, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
  • Faculty Fellow, Center for Law, Science and Innovation, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
Glenn.Hoetker@asu.edu
480-965-4566


John Hofmeister

John Hofmeister

  • Distinguished Sustainability Scholar, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Julie A. Wrigley Private Sector Executive-in-Residence for Sustainability, School of Sustainability
John.Hofmeister@asu.edu

Expertise

sound energy security solutions for the nation; affordable energy supplies; energy economics; efficiency improvements; urban infrastructure; environmental policy; public education on energy issues

Christiana Honsberg

Christiana Honsberg

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering
Christiana.Honsberg@asu.edu
480-965-2831

Expertise

solar energy systems; semiconductors; LEDs; photodetectors; InGaN material systems

Steven Hooker

Steven Hooker

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, Exercise and Wellness Program, School of Nutrition and Health Promotion
Steven.Hooker@asu.edu
602-827-2280

Expertise

relationships between physical activity and elements of the built environment; physical activity interventions for midlife and older adults, particularly men; effects of physical activity on risk of developing chronic diseases; community-based participatory research; public health; communities; urban development; smarth growth; recreation; transportation

Kiril Hristovski

Kiril Hristovski

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Sciences and Mathematics, College of Technology and Innovation
Kiril.Hristovski@asu.edu
480-727-1291

Expertise

environmental applications and implications of nanotechnology; water quality; water treatment processes; wastewater treatment; solid and hazardous wastes; waste containment

Qiang Hu

Qiang Hu

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, Department of Applied Sciences and Mathematics
huqiang@asu.edu
480-727-1387

Expertise

algal mass culture technology; biotechnology; cyanobacteria; cyanobacterial photosystems; growth physiology of high-density algal culture; photobioreactor system design; microalgae; alternative fuels; biofuels; biological treatment processes; bioremediation; wastewater treatment

Huei-Ping Huang

Huei-Ping Huang

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy Engineering
Huei-Ping.Huang@asu.edu
480-727-0042
http://www.public.asu.edu/~hhuang38

Expertise

geophysical fluid dynamics; environmental fluid dynamics; numerical simulation; climate analysis and prediction; remote sensing; atmospheric processes; modeling and simulation; air quality; climate change impacts; algorithm development

Renee Hughner

Renee Hughner

  • Senior Sustainability Scholar, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, Morrison School of Agribusiness, Arizona State University, Polytechnic campus
renee.hughner@asu.edu
480-727-1570


Timothy James

Timothy James

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Research Professor, Department of Economics, W.P. Carey School of Business
Timothy.James@asu.edu
480-965-2895

Expertise

urban infrastructure; energy economics; energy policy; environmental economics; environmental policy; climate change impacts; data mining; data analysis; decisionmaking; econometrics; economic adaptation and climate change; economic valuation

Marco Janssen

Marco Janssen

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Director, Center for the Study of Institutional Diversity
Marco.Janssen@asu.edu
480-727-7067
http://www.public.asu.edu/~majansse/

Expertise

global environmental change; human-environment interaction; institutional analysis; modeling and simulation; quantitative methods; complex adaptive systems; decisionmaking; bioeconomics; mathematical and system dynamics modeling

Megan Jehn

Megan Jehn

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Megan.Jehn@asu.edu
480-965-5524

Expertise

clinical epidemiology; health services; emergency preparedness; public health; decisionmaking; modeling and simulation

Adriene Jenik

Adriene Jenik

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor and Director, School of Art, Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts
  • Katherine K. Herberger Endowed Chair in Fine Arts, School of Art, Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts
Adriene.Jenik@asu.edu
480-965-1696
http://www.adrienejenik.net

Expertise

telecommunications media; art education;

J. Johnson

J. Johnson

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor of Behavioral Ecology, Division of Mathematical and Natural Sciences
jchadwick@asu.edu
602-543-6524
http://www.west.asu.edu/jcjohn14/

Expertise

behavioral ecology; behavioral expression across distinct behavioral-ecological contexts; communities; individuals; populations; animal behavior; ecological behavior; population biology; species adaptation; terrestrial ecology; urban ecology

Nathan Johnson

Nathan Johnson

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Engineering and Computer Systems, College of Technology and Innovation
nathanjohnson@asu.edu
480-727-5271

Expertise

designing for sustainability; micro-grid modeling and optimization; complex energy systems dynamics; multidisciplinary design; linked computational modeling; global development

Paul Johnson

Paul Johnson

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
  • Dean, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
paul.c.johnson@asu.edu
480-965-9235

Expertise

contaminants; contaminate migration; soil remediation; groundwater remediation; risk assessment; environmental engineering

Christopher Jones

Christopher Jones

  • Senior Sustainability Scholar, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, School of Historical, Philosophical, and Religious Studies, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Christopher.Jones.5@asu.edu

Expertise

history of energy systems; energy use; social consequences;

Kamil Kaloush

Kamil Kaloush

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
  • Director, National Center of Excellence on SMART Innovations
Kamil.Kaloush@asu.edu
480-965-5509
http://www.public.asu.edu/~kaloush

Expertise

pavement materials design; characterization and thermal properties; advanced laboratory testing; field performance evaluation; maintenance techniques; rehabilitation techniques; pavement management systems; urban heat island; crumb-rubber applications; statistical analysis; modeling and simulation; materials

Subbarao Kambhampati

Subbarao Kambhampati

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
Subbarao.Kambhampati@asu.edu
480-965-0113
http://rakaposhi.eas.asu.edu/rao.html

Expertise

artificial intelligence; automated planning; scheduling; speedup learning; CSP; SAT; database systems; data/information integration; query planning; statistical analysis; web services; data cleaning and information extraction; data-fusion technology; data mining; decisionmaking

Edward Kavazanjian

Edward Kavazanjian

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering
Edward.Kavazanjian@asu.edu
480-727-8566
http://faculty.engineering.asu.edu/kavazanjian/

Expertise

geotechnical earthquake engineering; waste containment; mechanical properties of municipal solid waste; microbiological improvement of soil properties; urban infrastructure; fugitive dust control; erosion and sedimentation; geological processes

Douglas Kenrick

Douglas Kenrick

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, Department of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
DOUGLAS.KENRICK@asu.edu
480-965-7249
http://douglaskenrick.faculty.asu.edu/

Expertise

cognitive science; dynamical systems theory; evolutionary psychology; decisionmaking

Sayfe Kiaei

Sayfe Kiaei

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor and Motorola Chair in Analog and RF Integrated Circuits, School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
  • IEEE Fellow
sayfe@asu.edu
480-727-7761


Yushim Kim

Yushim Kim

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, School of Public Affairs, College of Public Programs
ykim@asu.edu
602-496-1157
http://www.public.asu.edu/~ykim88/index.html

Expertise

policy analysis; informatics; health/welfare policy; public health; data analysis; environmental policy; modeling and simulation

Keith Kintigh

Keith Kintigh

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Director and Professor, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
KINTIGH@ASU.edu
480-965-6909
http://www.public.asu.edu/~kintigh/

Expertise

informatics; information integration; archaeology; socioecology; data analysis; data cleaning and information extraction; agrarian societies; algorithm development; ceramic technology; landscape studies

Ann Kinzig

Ann Kinzig

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Chief Research Strategist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Life Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Ann.Kinzig@asu.edu
480-965-6838

Expertise

ecology; biodiversity; conservation; ecosystem services; conservation biology; economics of ecosystem services; ecosystem ecology; urban ecology; urban social-ecological systems

Mark Klett

Mark Klett

  • Senior Sustainability Scholar, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Regents' Professor, School of Art, Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts
mklett@asu.edu
480-965-5367
http://www.thirdview.org/3v/home/index.html

Expertise

repeat photography; landscape studies; photography; land use change

Sonja Klinsky

Sonja Klinsky

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, School of Sustainability
Sonja.Klinsky@asu.edu

Expertise

climate change policy; environmental policy development; justice augmentation; social psychology of justice; public opinion methodology; sustainability discourse

Jeffrey Klopatek

Jeffrey Klopatek

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Emeritus Professor, School of Life Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
klopatek@asu.edu
480-965-4685

Expertise

biogeochemistry; ecosystem ecology; landscape ecology; biogeochemical processes; climate change impacts; ecosystem services; fire ecology; food policy; geochemical cycles; agriculture; natural resource management; plant ecology; ecosystem disturbances; deforestation; desertification; landscape studies; land use change; terrestrial ecology; urban ecology

Rosa Krajmalnik-Brown

Rosa Krajmalnik-Brown

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
Dr.Rosy@asu.edu
480-727-7574

Expertise

bioremediation; bioremediation of groundwater; bioremediation of sediments; bioremediation of soil; environmental applications of molecular microbial ecology; use of microbial systems for bioenergy production; biotransformation and fate of environmental contaminants; microbiome

Michael Kuby

Michael Kuby

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
mikekuby@asu.edu
480-965-6850
http://www.public.asu.edu/~mikekuby/

Expertise

optimal facility location; network design models; urban infrastructure; urban transportation; alternative fuels; alternative vehicles; fueling/charging stations; carbon capture; carbon storage; light rail; China; clean coal; multiobjective optimization; energy conservation; transportation

Amy Landis

Amy Landis

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
Amy.Landis@asu.edu

Expertise

industral ecology; byproduct synergies; biofuels; biopolymers; life cycle assessment; alternative fuels; biotechnology

Francisco Lara-Valencia

Francisco Lara-Valencia

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, School of Transborder Studies
  • Southwest Borderlands Scholar
fcolara@asu.edu
480-965-9178

Expertise

U.S.-Mexico border development; socio-environmental urban vulnerabilities; economic development; urban health disparities; cross-border cooperation

Elizabeth Larson

Elizabeth Larson

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Senior Lecturer, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Elizabeth.M.Larson@asu.edu
480-965-7346

Expertise

peace studies; human rights; refugee studies

Kelli Larson

Kelli Larson

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
kelli.larson@asu.edu
480-727-3603

Expertise

human-environment dynamics; water resource geography and governance; risk perceptions, policy attitudes, and sustainable behaviors; social-ecological systems; water resource geography; natural resource management; policy and governance; decisionmaking; risk perceptions, policy attitudes, and ecological behavior; urban ecology; water resource management; resource governance

Manfred Laubichler

Manfred Laubichler

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • President's Professor, School of Life Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Co-Director, Center for Social Dynamics and Complexity
  • External Faculty, Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research, Altenberg, Austria
  • Visiting Scholar, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin, Germany
manfred.laubichler@asu.edu
480-965-5481

Expertise

theoretical biology; evolutionary biology; developmental biology; complex adaptive systems; complexity theory; history of science; philosophy of science; mathematical and system dynamics modeling; modeling and simulation; informatics; information theory

Mary Lind

Mary Lind

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
mllind@asu.edu
480-727-8613
http://lind.engineering.asu.edu/

Expertise

advanced materials synthesis and characterization; environmental nanotechnology; membrane technology; sustainable energy and water production; synthesis and characterization of bulk metallic glasses; materials analysis; materials development

Stuart Lindsay

Stuart Lindsay

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Regents' Professor, Department of Physics and Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Director, Center for Single Molecule Biophysics
Stuart.Lindsay@asu.edu
480-965-4691
http://labs.biodesign.asu.edu/lindsay/

Expertise

biophysics; nanoscience; solar energy systems; nanotechnology

Heather Lineberry

Heather Lineberry

  • Senior Sustainability Scholar, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Director and Senior Curator, ASU Art Museum, Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts
Heather.Lineberry@asu.edu
480-965-5272

Expertise

citizen actions; communities; ecological ethics; education development; environmental philosophy

Huan Liu

Huan Liu

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
Huan.Liu@asu.edu
480-727-7349
http://www.public.asu.edu/~huanliu

Expertise

data mining; machine learning; artificial intelligence; web analytics; social computing

Jingyue Liu

Jingyue Liu

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, Department of Physics, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Jingyue.Liu@asu.edu
480-965-9731

Expertise

electron microscopy; nanotechnology; energy

José Lobo

José Lobo

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Research Professor, School of Sustainability
  • Faculty Associate, Department of Economics, W.P. Carey School of Business
jose.lobo@asu.edu
480-965-3747

Expertise

metropolitan economic performance; location-specific economic growth; regions of innovation; social networks; urban size and scaling; machine learning; data mining; spatial statistics methods; socioeconomics; innovation

Jason Lueke

Jason Lueke

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, Del E. Webb School of Construction, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
jason.lueke@asu.edu
480-965-7417

Expertise

trenchless construction methods and techniques; rehabilitation of underground infrastructure; sensors and field measurements for construction; sustainable urban infrastructure design and planning; urban infrastructure; decisionmaking; water distribution systems

Julie Luft

Julie Luft

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, Human Dimensions of Biology, School of Life Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Professor, Division of Educational Leadership and Innovation, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College
Julie.Luft@asu.edu
480-965-8463

Expertise

science teacher education; secondary education; education development

Myles Lynk

Myles Lynk

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Faculty Fellow, Center for Law, Science & Innovation's Program in Public Health Law and Policy
  • Affiliated Faculty in Justice and Social Inquiry, School of Social Transformation, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Myles.Lynk@asu.edu
480-965-0433

Expertise

business law; corporate law; legal ethics; bioethics; economic development; health law and policy

Alex Mahalov

Alex Mahalov

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Dean's Distinguished Professor, School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Alex.Mahalov@asu.edu
480-965-0408

Expertise

nonlinear partial differential equations; dynamical systems; scientific computing; geophysical fluid dynamics and turbulence; air quality; algorithm development; atmospheric processes; climate change impacts; data mining; decisionmaking; dynamical systems theory; economic adaptation and climate change; environmental policy; informatics; international relations; mathematical and system dynamics modeling; microclimate; modeling and simulation; optical devices; remote sensing; renewable energy; urbanization effects on weather and climate

Jane Maienschein

Jane Maienschein

  • Distinguished Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Regents' Professor, President's Professor, and Parent's Association Professor, School of Life Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Director, Center for Biology and Society
  • Adjunct Senior Scientist, Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole
maienschein@asu.edu
480 965-6105

Expertise

history of science; embryology; bioethics; biology and society

David Manuel-Navarrete

David Manuel-Navarrete

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist,, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, School of Sustainability
davidmn@asu.edu

Expertise

just societies; cultural and consciousness transformation; environmental sciences; ecological economics; agriculture sustainability; global environmental change; environmental policy assessment; boundary spanning organizations; urban tourism; urban social-ecological systems; Latin America

George Maracas

George Maracas

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor of Practice, School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
George.Maracas@asu.edu
480-965-5540

Expertise

photovoltaics; photonics; nanostructures for solar energy conversion; renewable energy; technologies; nanotechnology; solar energy systems; emerging technologies; optical devices

Gary Marchant

Gary Marchant

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Regents' Professor, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
  • Lincoln Professor of Emerging Technologies, Law and Ethics, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
  • Executive Director and Faculty Fellow, Center for the Study of Law, Science, and Innovation
gary.marchant@asu.edu
480-965-3246

Expertise

biotechnology; legal aspects of personalized medicine; nanotechnology; neuroscience; regulation of emerging technologies; risk and the precautionary principle; use of genetic information in environmental regulation; privacy; health law and policy; food policy; environmental policy; energy efficiency technologies

Patricia Mariella

Patricia Mariella

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Director, American Indian Policy Institute, Arizona State University
Pat.Mariella@asu.edu
480-965-9005

Expertise

ethnobiology; land use change; agriculture; economic anthropology; economic development; economy of ecosystem services; entrepreneurship; natural resources management; transportation; waste water treatment; water resources management; air quality; agrarian societies; decision-making; boundary spanning organizations; climate change; poverty; urban development; cross border cooperation; energy policy; environmental policy; water conflicts; water reuse; water distribution systems

Chris Martin

Chris Martin

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, Department of Applied Sciences and Mathematics, College of Technology and Innovation
chris.martin@asu.edu
480-727-1247
http://www.public.asu.edu/~camartin

Expertise

green roofs; horticulture; landscape studies; microclimate; plant ecology; urban forestry; ecosystem services; urban ecology; ecosystem physiology; agriculture; urbanization effects on weather and climate

Kristin Mayes

Kristin Mayes

  • Senior Sustainability Scholar, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor of Practice, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
  • Director, Program on Law and Sustainability, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
Kris.Mayes@asu.edu

Expertise

utilities regulation; public policy; renewable energy; energy efficiency technologies

Martha McCartney

Martha McCartney

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, Department of Physics, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Molly.McCartney@asu.edu
480-965-4558

Expertise

electron structure; nanomagnetism; semiconductors; nanotechnology

Joan McGregor

Joan McGregor

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
joan.mcgregor@asu.edu
480-965-5028

Expertise

cultural issues in sustainability; environmental ethics; ethical issues in environmental law; philosophy of sustainability; bioethics; communities; ecological ethics; environmental philosophy; engineering ethics; emerging technologies; privacy; public health

Thomas McShane

Thomas McShane

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Adjunct Faculty, School of Sustainability
  • Visiting Lecturer, Institute for Landscape Management, University of Freiburg, Germany
mcshane@bluewin.ch

Expertise

conservation; development; social and environmental sustainability assessment; forestry; biodiversity

Deirdre Meldrum

Deirdre Meldrum

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Director, Center for Biosignatures Discover Automation, Biodesign Institute
  • Professor, School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, Ira A Fulton Schools of Engineering
deirdre.meldrum@asu.edu
480-727-9397

Expertise

automation in life sciences; automation; microtechnology; nanotechnology; microscale systems; lab-on-achip; single cell; genomics; robotics; control systems; biotechnology

Rob Melnick

Rob Melnick

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, School of Sustainability, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Presidential Professor of Practice, School of Sustainability
Rob.Melnick@asu.edu
480-965-5233

Expertise

public policy; urban development; economic development; scenario analysis; strategic planning; corporate relations; sustainability policy

Jose Menendez

Jose Menendez

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, Department of Physics, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Jose.Menendez@asu.edu
480-965-4817

Expertise

experimental solid state physics; optical devices; semiconductors

Ariane Middel

Ariane Middel

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Research Professional, Center for Integrated Solutions to Climate Challenges, Global Institute of Sustainability
ariane.middel@asu.edu
480-727-3096
http://www.public.asu.edu/~amiddel/

Expertise

modeling and simulation; microclimate; urbanization effects on weather and climate; urban systems; climate change impacts

Clark Miller

Clark Miller

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
clark.miller@asu.edu
480-965-1778

Expertise

decisionmaking; environmental policy; global environmental change; science policy; technology policy; international governance

Ben Minteer

Ben Minteer

  • Senior Sustainability Scholar, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Maytag Professor, School of Life Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
ben.minteer@asu.edu
480-965-4632
https://sols.asu.edu/people/ben-minteer

Expertise

ecological ethics; environmental policy; ethical and historical foundations of ecological management; ethical and historical foundations of sustainability; history of conservation/environmentalism; philosophy of conservation/environmentalism; environmental ethics; environmental philosophy; conservation biology; conservation policy

Pitu Mirchandani

Pitu Mirchandani

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
pitu@asu.edu

Expertise

algorithm development; alternative fuels; water distribution systems; urban planning; urban infrastructure; urban development; transportation; land use change; forecasting transportation demand; dynamical systems theory; decisionmaking; data-fusion technology; data mining; economic valuation; remote sensing; modeling and simulation; mathematical and system dynamics modeling

Barzin Mobasher

Barzin Mobasher

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering
Barzin.Mobasher@asu.edu
480-965-0141
http://enpub.fulton.asu.edu/cement

Expertise

mechanics of composite materials; development of new construction materials; durability of building materials; building technology; performance based specifications

Ana Moore

Ana Moore

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
amoore@asu.edu
480-965-2953

Expertise

artificial photosynthesis; solar energy systems; organic chemistry

Tom Moore

Tom Moore

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Tom.Moore@asu.edu
480-965-3308
http://bioenergy.asu.edu/faculty/tmoore/

Expertise

biochemistry; solar energy conversion; photosynthesis; nanotechnology

Mohamed Moustaoui

Mohamed Moustaoui

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Research Scientist, School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mohamed.Moustaoui@asu.edu
480-965-6311

Expertise

geophysical and environmental fluid dynamics; applied mathematics; scientific computing; high performance computing of atmospheric flows

Rachata Muneepeerakul

Rachata Muneepeerakul

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, School of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, Mathematical, Computational, and Modeling Sciences Center
Rachata.Muneepeerakul@asu.edu
480-965-5738

Expertise

ecohydrology; theoretical ecology; biodiversity; stochastic processes; modeling and simulation; ecosystem ecology; watershed hydrology; population biology; mathematical and system dynamics modeling; complex adaptive systems

Alan Murray

Alan Murray

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Affiliate, GeoDa Center for Geospatial Analysis and Computation
Alan.T.Murray@asu.edu

Expertise

geographic information science; urban planning; regional planning; natural resource planning; applications of quantitative methods; location modeling; spatial decision support systems

Alvin Mushkatel

Alvin Mushkatel

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, Department of Applied Sciences and Mathematics, College of Technology and Innovation
Alvin.Mushkatel@asu.edu
480-727-1311

Expertise

policy analysis; environmental policy; impact assessment; urban housing policy; emergency management; natural resource management; urban infrastructure

Soe Myint

Soe Myint

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Affiliate, GeoDa Center for Geospatial Analysis and Computation
soe.myint@asu.edu
480-965-6514
http://geography.la.asu.edu/myint

Expertise

land use change; land cover change; prediction of land change; forest mapping; desertification; urban environmental modeling; geospatial techniques; algorithm development; agriculture; data analysis; deforestation; data mining; ecosystem disturbances; ecosystem ecology; erosion and sedimentation; geographic information science; informatics; landscape studies; natural resource management; modeling and simulation; remote sensing; smart growth; urban development; urban ecology; urban planning; urbanization effects on weather and climate; watershed hydrology; water resource management

Narayanan Neithalath

Narayanan Neithalath

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineer
Narayanan.Neithalath@asu.edu
480-965-6023
http://faculty.engineering.asu.edu/neithalath/

Expertise

sustainable contruction materials; pervious concretes; electrical property-based sensing techniques for concrete; energy efficiency technologies; materials development; materials analysis; building technology; durability of building materials; modeling and simulation

Ben Nelson

Ben Nelson

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
bnelson@asu.edu
480-965-7983

Expertise

archaeology; complex societies; ethnoarchaeology; political economics; land use change; landscape studies; urban social-ecological systems

Margaret Nelson

Margaret Nelson

  • Distinguished Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Vice Dean, Barrett, The Honors College
  • Professor, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
mnelson@asu.edu
480-965-9520

Expertise

archaeology; resilience and vulnerability; transformation; socioecology

Steven Neuberg

Steven Neuberg

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, Department of Psychology (Social), College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
steven.neuberg@asu.edu
480-965-7845
http://psychology.clas.asu.edu/neuberg

Expertise

evolutionary psychology; motivation and cognition; intergroup conflict; decisionmaking

Susanne Neuer

Susanne Neuer

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School of Life Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
susanne.neuer@asu.edu
480-727-7254
http://neuer.lab.asu.edu/

Expertise

climate change; oceanography; phytoplankton; carbon flux; biological carbon pump; biogeochemistry; women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics

Nathan Newman

Nathan Newman

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, Lamonte H. Lawrence Chair in Sold State Science, School for Engineering of Matter, Transport, and Energy, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
Nathan.Newman@asu.edu
480-727-6934

Expertise

semiconductors; superconductor materials; dielectric materials; thin film materials; materials characterization; electronic structure

David Nielsen

David Nielsen

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, School for Engineering of Matter, Transport, and Energy, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
David.R.Nielsen@asu.edu
480-965-4113

Expertise

biofuels; metabolic engineering; biochemical engineering; bioreactors; fermentation; renewable chemicals; separations; synthetic biology

Cun-Zheng Ning

Cun-Zheng Ning

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering
cning@asu.edu
480-965-7421

Expertise

nanolasers; nanomaterials-based detectors; nanotechnology; nanowires; optical devices; physics of many-body effects; physics of nanostructures; solar energy systems; surface plasmons; nanophotonics

Gyan Nyaupane

Gyan Nyaupane

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School of Community Resources and Development, College of Public Programs
Gyan.Nyaupane@asu.edu
602-496-0166

Expertise

tourism as a tool for sustainable development, environmental conservation, heritage preservation livelihood improvement; tourism behavior; political economy of user fees; recreation; urban tourism

Kiona Ogle

Kiona Ogle

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, School of Life Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
kiona.ogle@asu.edu

Expertise

climate change; plant ecology; ecosystem physiology; species adaptation

Punam Ohri-Vachaspati

Punam Ohri-Vachaspati

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, Nutrition Program, School of Nutrition and Health Promotion
Punam.Ohri-Pachaspati@asu.edu
602-827-2270

Expertise

obesity; food policy; public health; poverty

Ileana Orlich

Ileana Orlich

  • Senior Sustainability Scholar, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • President's Professor, Parents Association Professor of the Year, and ASASU Centennial Professor, School of International Letters and Cultures
  • Director, Central European Cultural Collaborative
  • Visiting Professor, Institute for World Literature, Harvard University
  • Honorary Consul General of Romania in Arizona
  • Fellow, Institute for Cultural Diplomacy
orlich@asu.edu
480-965-4658

Expertise

international relations; communities; civil society; urban geography; sustainable urbanization; cultural geography; literature; sustainability in cinema and theater; sustainability discourse; humanities in sustainability

Robert Pahle

Robert Pahle

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Research Professor, Decision Theater, Office of Knowledge Enterprise Development
Robert.Pahle@asu.edu

Expertise

database systems; 3D modeling; modeling and simulation; urban planning; solar energy systems; informatics; data-fusion technology; data mining; data cleaning and information extraction; data analysis; building technology; architecture

Sethuraman Panchanathan

Sethuraman Panchanathan

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor and Founding Director, School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
  • Senior Vice President, Office of Knowledge Enterprise Development
Panch@asu.edu
480-965-3699

Expertise

ubiquitous computing environments for individuals with disabilities; multimedia computing; communications; analysis and recognition of face, gait, emotions, events and activities; haptic user interfaces; media processor designs; content-based and compressed domain indexing and retrieval of images and video; genomic signal processing; information theory

Mary Jane Parmentier

Mary Jane Parmentier

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Senior Lecturer, School of Letters and Sciences, Global Technology and Development Program, and the Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes
MJ.Parmentier@asu.edu
480-727-1156

Expertise

international development; international and comparative politics; Latin America; North Africa; Middle East

Kristen Parrish

Kristen Parrish

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, Del E. Webb School of Construction, School of Sustainable Engineeering and the Built Environment, Ira A Fulton Schools of Engineering
Kristen.Parrish@asu.edu
480-727-6363

Expertise

energy efficiency technologies; energy conservation; decisionmaking; building technology; urban development

Martin Pasqualetti

Martin Pasqualetti

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Co-Director, Energy Policy Innovation Council
pasqualetti@asu.edu
480-965-4548

Expertise

renewable energy; energy/water nexus; energy landscapes; solar energy policy; energy geography

David Pearson

David Pearson

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Research Professor, School of Life Sciences
dpearson@asu.edu
480-965-5839

Expertise

biogeography; environmental education; species distribution; community ecology; conservation biology; conservation policy; deforestation; ecological behavior; ecological literacy; education development; environmental policy; ornithology; species adaptation; terrestrial ecology

Ram Pendyala

Ram Pendyala

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
Ram.Pendyala@asu.edu
480-727-9164

Expertise

modeling and simulation; forecasting transportation demand; transportation system performance; urban planning; urban development; transportation; smart growth; land use change; data analysis; data cleaning and information extraction; mathematical and system dynamics modeling

Charles Perrings

Charles Perrings

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Life Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
charles.perrings@asu.edu
480-727-0472
http://perrings.faculty.asu.edu/

Expertise

environmental economics; resource economics; economics of ecosystem services

Darren Petrucci

Darren Petrucci

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Suncor Professor of Architecture and Urban Design, The Design School, Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts
darren.petrucci@asu.edu
480-965-9400

Expertise

design collaboration; architecture; urbanism; urban planning; pre-manufacture; urban infrastructure

Patrick Phelan

Patrick Phelan

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
phelan@asu.edu
480-965-1625

Expertise

heat transfer; sustainable energy systems; nanoscale energy transport; urban heat island

K. Pijawka

K. Pijawka

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Associate Director, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
pijawka@asu.edu
480-727-7319

Expertise

disaster mitigation; hazards assessment; socioeconomic impact assessment; climate change; sustainable education; urban planning

Beth Polidoro

Beth Polidoro

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, Environmental Chemistry, School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences, New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences
Beth.Polidoro@asu.edu
602-543-5686

Expertise

environmental assessment; toxicology; marine and freshwater conservation; conservation biology; marine ecology

Fernando Ponce

Fernando Ponce

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, Department of Physics, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
ponce@asu.edu
480-965-5557

Expertise

materials for solid state lighting; materials for photovoltaic solar cells; structure of interfaces and defects in crystalline materials; determination of optical and electronic nanoscale properties of materials; materials analysis; x-ray diffraction; microanalysis; TEM; II-V compounds and related epitaxial systems; double heterojunction laser diodes; optical coating for optoelectronic applications; optical devices; solar energy systems; semiconductors; nanotechnology; thin film materials; energy efficiency technologies

Thomas Puleo

Thomas Puleo

  • Senior Sustainability Scholar, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, School of Politics and Global Studies, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Thomas.Puleo@asu.edu
480-727-0790

Expertise

architecture; environmental philosophy; landscape studies; urban development

Stephen Pyne

Stephen Pyne

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Regents' Professor, School of Life Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
stephen.pyne@asu.edu
480-965-4092
http://pyne.faculty.asu.edu/

Expertise

fire management; fire ecology; environmental history; history of exploration; space exploration

Ray Quay

Ray Quay

  • Research Professional, Decision Center for a Desert City, Global Institute of Sustainability
Ray.Quay@asu.edu
480-965-4394

Expertise

water resource management; climate change adaptation; water resource planning; growth management

B Ramakrishna

B Ramakrishna

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainablity
  • Associate Professor, School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
  • Tooker Professor, Ira A Fulton Schools of Engineering
  • Jefferson Science Fellow, 2013-2014, U.S. Department of State and U.S. Agency for International Development
Bramakrishna@asu.edu
480-965-6560

Expertise

biomaterials; engineering education

T. Agami Reddy

T. Agami Reddy

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • SRP Professor of Energy and Environment , The Design School, Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts
  • Professor, School of Engineering and the Built Environment, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
reddyta@asu.edu
480-727-7417

Expertise

building energy conservation; data analysis; energy efficiency technologies; modeling and simulation; solar energy systems; energy conservation; renewable energy

Charles Redman

Charles Redman

  • Distinguished Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Founding Director, School of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Sustainability
  • Virginia M. Ullman Professor, Natural History and the Environment , School of Human Evolution and Social Change, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
charles.redman@asu.edu
480-965-2923

Expertise

urban development; resilience and vulnerability; human-environment interactions; trade-offs in food and water production; archaeology; complex societies; land use change

Bruce Rittmann

Bruce Rittmann

  • Distinguished Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Regents' Professor, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
  • Director, Swette Center for Environmental Biotechnology, Biodesign Institute
rittmann@asu.edu
480-727-0434

Expertise

environment; biotechnology; bioenergy; biofilms; microbial ecology

Brad Rogers

Brad Rogers

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, Department of Egnineering and Computing Systems, College of Technology and Innovation
  • Director of Research and Development, GlobalResoive
BRogers@asu.edu
480-727-1034

Expertise

alternative energy systems; heat transfer; thermodynamics; experimental and computational fluid mechanics; energy; mathematical and numerical analysis

Helen Rowe

Helen Rowe

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Research Professor, School of Life Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Director, Ecosystem Restoration Iniatiative, School of Life Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
helen.rowe@asu.edu
http://sols.asu.edu/rti/ecri.php

Expertise

conservation biology; biodiversity; urbanization

Benjamin Ruddell

Benjamin Ruddell

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Engineering, College of Technology and Innovation
bruddell@asu.edu
480-727-5123

Expertise

efficient alternative energy and water systems; geographic information systems; informatics; information theory; instrumentation networks; integrated building energy systems and controls; natural resource management; remote sensing; scientific computing; sustainable development; urban infrastructure; water resource management; stochastic hydrology; water distribution systems; water reuse; watershed hydrology; urbanization effects on weather and climate; terrestrial ecology; solar energy systems; smart growth; modeling and simulation; microclimate; economics of ecosystem services; ecosystem services; energy conservation; energy economics; energy efficiency technologies; energy policy; engineering ethics; geographic information science; green roofs; land use change; data mining; database systems; data analysis; climate change impacts; building technology; atmospheric processes

Troy Rule

Troy Rule

  • Senior Sustainability Scholar, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Visiting Professor, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University
  • Associate Professor, School of Law, University of Missouri
Troy.Rule@asu.edu
480-965-7553

Expertise

property law; renewable resources; natural resources; property rights

John Sabo

John Sabo

  • Director of Research Development, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School of Life Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
John.L.Sabo@asu.edu
480-965-5904
http://sabo.lab.asu.edu/

Expertise

large-scale hydrology; water resource management; dams; environmental flows; energy flow; biodiversity; riparian ecology; stream ecology;

Osvaldo Sala

Osvaldo Sala

  • Distinguished Sustainability Scientist,, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Julie A. Wrigley Chair in Life Sciences and Sustainability and Foundation Professor, School of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Life Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Osvaldo.Sala@asu.edu
480-965-4120
http://sala.lab.asu.edu/

Expertise

scenario analysis; complex relationships; study of social-ecological system; modeling and simulation; ecosystem services; agriculture; biofuels; biogeochemical processes; climate change impacts; desertification; ecosystem ecology; ecosystem physiology; ecosystem restoration; geochemical cycles; microclimate; natural resource management; plant ecology; terrestrial ecology

David Sampson

David Sampson

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Research Scientist, Decision Center for a Desert City, Global Institute of Sustainability
david.a.sampson@asu.edu
480-965-5811

Expertise

urban water use; local water law; groundwater; watershed hydrological processes; modeling and simulation; water resource management; analytical methods; data analysis; climate change; biogeochemical processes; water for energy, energy for water; water governance; water quality

Marco Saraniti

Marco Saraniti

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering
Marco.Saraniti@asu.edu
480-965-2650

Expertise

computational electronics; biophysics; biotechnology; modeling and simulation

Daniel Sarewitz

Daniel Sarewitz

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor of Science and Society, School of Life Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Co-Director, Consortium for Science, Policy, and Outcomes
Daniel.Sarewitz@asu.edu
480-727-8787

Expertise

uncertainty; scientific controversies; governance of technology; social outcomes; science policy; technology policy; decisionmaking; emerging technologies; environmental policy

Michael Schoon

Michael Schoon

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, School of Sustainability
michael.schoon@asu.edu

Expertise

cross-border cooperation; environmental policy; complex adaptive systems; resilience and robustness; natural resource management; international relations

Thomas Seager

Thomas Seager

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Lincoln Fellow of Ethics and Sustainability, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
  • Associate Professor, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
Thomas.Seager@asu.edu

Expertise

environmental decision analysis; sustainability theory; engineering ethics; environmental impacts of alternative energy; alternative fuels

Cynthia Selin

Cynthia Selin

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist,, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, School of Sustainability
  • Assistant Research Professor, Consortium for Science, Policy, and Outcomes
Cynthia.Selin@asu.edu
480-965-4349

Expertise

scenario methodologies; foresight methodologies; temporality; technological culture; new technologies; societal aspects of nanotechnologies; anticipatory governance; organizational theory; innovation; public deliberation

Nancy Selover

Nancy Selover

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Research Professor, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Arizona State Climatologist, State Climate Office
selover@asu.edu
480-965-4349
http://geography.asu.edu/azclimate

Expertise

urban climatology; evaporation; drought; micro-climate field research; climate change

Steven Semken

Steven Semken

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School of Earth and Space Exploration, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
semken@asu.edu
480-965-7965
http://semken.asu.edu

Expertise

geological processes; education development; diversity; educational practice; ethnogeology; geoscience education; geoscience literacy

R.F. Shangraw, Jr.

R.F. Shangraw, Jr.

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist , Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Chief Executive Officer , ASU Foundation, Arizona State University
  • Member, Board of Directors for Sustainability at ASU
rick.shangraw@asu.edu
480-965-7393

Expertise

informatics; research policy; entrepreneurship; decisionmaking; emerging technologies; environmental policy; modeling and simulation

Everett Shock

Everett Shock

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Earth and Space Exploration, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
everett.shock@asu.edu
480-965-0631

Expertise

geochemistry; biogeochemical processes; biogeochemistry

Milan Shrestha

Milan Shrestha

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Lecturer, School of Sustainability
Milan.Shrestha@asu.edu
480-965-7175
http://milanshrestha.com

Expertise

land-use change; agrarian societies; food security; food systems; international development; climate change adaptation; vulnerability; ethnoecology; participatory research; remote sensing; urban anthropology; sustainable urbanization

Shade Shutters

Shade Shutters

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Adjunct Professor, School of Sustainability
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Center for Social Dynamics and Complexity
shade.shutters@asu.edu
http://www.public.asu.edu/~sshutte

Expertise

modeling and simulation; decision making; corporate relations; algorithm development; database systems; socioecology; complex adaptive systems; international relations; social networks; urban social-ecological systems

Arleyn Simon

Arleyn Simon

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Research Professor, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Director, Archaeological Research Institute
arleyn.simon@asu.edu
480-965-6957

Expertise

archaeology; ceramic technology; quantitative methods; social organization

Andrew Smith

Andrew Smith

  • Senior Transportation Planner
  • Distinguished Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • President's Professor, Parents' Association Professor, School of Life Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Guest Professor, College of Life Sciences/Center for Landscape Ecology and Sustainability Science, Beijing Normal University
a.smith@asu.edu
480-965-4024

Expertise

conservation biology; population biology; behavioral ecology; mammalogy; lagomorphs; community-based conservation; plateau pika; great bustards; biodiversity; conservation challenges; Tibet; metapopulation dynamics; American pika

David Smith

David Smith

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Regents' Professor, Department of Physics, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Fellow of the Materials Research Society
  • Fellow of the American Physical Society
  • Fellow of the Institute of Physics (U.K.)
David.Smith@asu.edu
480-965-4540

Expertise

development of quantitative high-resolution electron microscopy; atomic-resolution electron microscopy; thin film materials; nanotechnology; semiconductors

Kerry Smith

Kerry Smith

  • Distinguished Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Regents' Professor and W. P. Carey Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, W. P. Carey School of Business
kerry.smith@asu.edu
480-727-9812

Expertise

economics of ecosystem services; general equilibrium welfare measurement; economic adaptation and climate change; climate change; economic valuation; energy economics; energy policy; environmental policy; recreation; real estate; natural resource management; water resource management

Milton Sommerfeld

Milton Sommerfeld

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, Department of Applied Sciences and Mathematics, College of Technology and Innovation
  • Co-Director, Arizona Center for Algae Technology and Innovation
Milton.Sommerfeld@asu.edu
480-727-1050

Expertise

aquatic ecology; bioremediation; bioremediation of air and water; development of renewable biofuels and bioproducts; water quality; phycology; biofuels; biotechnology; alternative fuels; renewable energy; urban ecology

Katherine Spielmann

Katherine Spielmann

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
kate.spielmann@asu.edu
480-965-7212

Expertise

economics; diet; archaeology; socioecology; agrarian societies

Susan Spierre Clark

Susan Spierre Clark

  • Senior Sustainabilty Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainaability
  • Lecturer, School of Sustainability
Susan.Spierre@asu.edu

Expertise

climate change; climate justice; international development

Kyle Squires

Kyle Squires

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Director and Professor, School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
squires@asu.edu
480-965-3957

Expertise

computational science and engineering; fluid mechanics; multiphase flows;modeling and simulation

Ellen Stechel

Ellen Stechel

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Deputy Director, LightWorks
  • Managing Director, LightSpeed Solutions
  • Professor of Practice, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
ellen.stechel@asu.edu
480-965-1657

Expertise

chemical physics; physical chemistry; materials science; computational science; concentrating solar technologies; solar fuels; solar thermochemical; carbon capture; technoeconomics; alternative fuels; solar energy systems; materials development; modeling and simulation

Kelly Steele

Kelly Steele

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, Department of Applied Sciences and Mathematics, College of Technology and Innovation
kelly.steele@asu.edu
480-727-1204

Expertise

molecular plant systematics; plant ecology

Juliet Stromberg

Juliet Stromberg

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School of Life Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciencies
jstrom@asu.edu
480-965-0864
http://stromberg.lab.asu.edu/

Expertise

ecosystem restoration; environmental flows; fire ecology; floods, fire, and other ecosystem disturbances; population, community and landscape-level processes; riparian ecology; plant ecology

Jean Stutz

Jean Stutz

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, Department of Applied Sciences and Mathematics, College of Technology and Innovation
jstutz@asu.edu
480-727-1234

Expertise

diversity of mycorrhizal fungi; mycorrhizal fungi in restoration and horticulture; sustainable horticulture; urban ecology; sustainable landscape practices

James Svara

James Svara

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Public Affairs, College of Public Programs
James.Svara@asu.edu

Expertise

citizen actions; environmental ethics; governmental actions; local government; policy making and administrative process; governance

Tod Swanson

Tod Swanson

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor of Religious Studies, School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
tod.swanson@asu.edu
480-965-4057
http://andes-fieldschool.org/about%20us.html

Expertise

religious traditions of the Amazonian and Andean regions; ethnobiology; religion, nature, and the emotions; environmental philosophy; ecological behavior

Violet Syrotiuk

Violet Syrotiuk

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
syrotiuk@asu.edu
480-965-7034

Expertise

modeling and simulation; remote sensing; algorithm development; data analysis; informatics; mathematical and system dynamics modeling; decision making; policy and governance; emerging technologies

Emily Talen

Emily Talen

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
etalen@asu.edu
480-965-2055
http://geography.asu.edu/talen

Expertise

new urbanism; sustainable cities; urban codes; urban development; urban infrastructure; urban form

Nongjian Tao

Nongjian Tao

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Director, The Center for Bioelectronics and Biosensors, The Biodesign Institute
  • Professor, School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, Ira A Fulton Schools of Engineering
njtao@asu.edu
480-965-4456
http://www.public.asu.edu/~ntao1/

Expertise

molecular electronics; nanostructured materials and devices; chemical and biological sensors; interfaces between biological molecules and solid materials; electrochemical nanofabrications; nanotechnology; materials analysis; materials development

Philip Tarrant

Philip Tarrant

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Director of Informatics and Technology, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Information Manager, Central Arizona-Phoenix Long-term Ecological Research Project, Global Institute of Sustainability
philip.tarrant@asu.edu
480-727-7860

Expertise

conservation biology; urban ecology; geographic information science; remote sensing; modeling and simulation; informatics

Thomas Taylor

Thomas Taylor

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Tom.Taylor@asu.edu
480-965-3778
http://math.clas.asu.edu/~tom/

Expertise

dynamical systems; data-fusion technology; applied stochastic modeling

Dallen Timothy

Dallen Timothy

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Community Resources and Development
dallen.timothy@asu.edu
https://sites.google.com/a/asu.edu/dtimothy

Expertise

biodiversity; climate change; environmental impacts of tourism; global tourism; globalization; heritage and cultural conservation; international security; social impacts of tourism; social, political and economic implications of international borders; sustainable development; tourism

Cesar Torres

Cesar Torres

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
cit@asu.edu
480-727-9689

Expertise

biofilms; microbial and biofilm kinetics; microbial electrochemical cells; microscopic techniques to image biofilms; modeling and simulation; bioenergy; bioremediation; biotechnology; wastewater treatment

Kong-Thon Tsen

Kong-Thon Tsen

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, Department of Physics, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
tsen@asu.edu
480-965-5206

Expertise

interaction of light with solid state and biological systems; ultrafast laser sources to elucidate novel electron transport phenomena; dynamical properties of lattice vibrations in low-dimensional and nanostructure semiconductor; semiconductors; optical devices; biotechnology; biophysics; water treatment processes

Rebecca Tsosie

Rebecca Tsosie

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Regents' Professor and Willard H. Pedrick Distinguished Research Scholar, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
  • Affiliate Professor, American Indian Studies Program., College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Faculty Fellow, Center for Law and Global Affairs, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
Rebecca.Tsosie@asu.edu
480-965-2714

Expertise

tribal sovereignty; environmental policy; cultural resources; Native rights; genetic resources; climate change impacts; ecological ethics

Billie Turner II

Billie Turner II

  • Distinguished Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Sustainability
  • Gilbert F. White Professor of Environment and Society, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Billie.L.Turner@asu.edu
480-965-1535
https://sites.google.com/a/asu.edu/turner/

Expertise

land use change; deforestation; desertification; sustainable-land architecture; vulnerability; risk assessment; hazards assessment; agrarian societies; agriculture; ecosystem services

Tim Tyrrell

Tim Tyrrell

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Retired Professor, School of Community Resources and Development, Arizona State University
  • Emeritus Professor, Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, University of Rhode Island
  • Research Artist, SustainableRevenueManagement.com
timt@asu.edu
http://sustainablerevenuemanagement.com

Expertise

tourism economics; revenue management; community development; tourism; econometrics; dynamic modeling; modeling and simulation

Sander van der Leeuw

Sander van der Leeuw

  • Distinguished Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Foundation Professor, School of Sustainability
  • Foundation Professor, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Co-Chair, Complex Adaptive System Initiative
  • Member, Board of Directors for Sustainability at ASU
vanderle@asu.edu
480-965-6214

Expertise

archaeology; emerging technologies; invention; innovation

Mark van Schilfgaarde

Mark van Schilfgaarde

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Galvin Professor of Sciences and Engineering, School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
mark.vanSchilfgaarde@asu.edu
480-965-4977

Expertise

electronic structure; materials analysis; energy efficiency technologies; GW approximation

Dragica Vasileska

Dragica Vasileska

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering
vasileska@asu.edu
480-965-6651
http://www.eas.asu.edu/~vasilesk/

Expertise

semiconductors; semiconductor transport; 3D modeling; quantum field theory; spin transport; nano-scale devices; GaN HEMTs; innovation; nanotechnology

Willem Vermaas

Willem Vermaas

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Life Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
wim@asu.edu
480-965-6250
http://bioenergy.asu.edu/photosyn/faculty/vermaas.html

Expertise

cyanobacteria; biological hydrogen; biofuels; photosynthesis; Synechocystis sp.; molecular biology; cell physiology; genetic engineering

Vijay Vittal

Vijay Vittal

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering
Vijay.Vittal@asu.edu
480-965-1879
http://enpub.fulton.asu.edu/vvittal

Expertise

electric power; power system dynamics and controls; nonlinear systems; computer applications; energy efficiency technologies; modeling and simulation;

Enrique Vivoni

Enrique Vivoni

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School of Earth and Space Exploration, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
vivoni@asu.edu
480-965-5228
http://vivoni.asu.edu/

Expertise

atmospheric processes; geological processes; modeling and simulation; watershed hydrology; informatics; land use change; water resource management; urbanization effects on weather and climate; terrestrial ecology; remote sensing; microclimate; mathematical and system dynamics modeling; ecosystem ecology; geographic information science; landscape studies; desertification; deforestation; data analysis; cross-border cooperation; climate change impacts; biophysics; algorithm development; ecohydrology; hydrometeorology; hydrology

Ning Wang

Ning Wang

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, School of Politics and Global Studies, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
ningwang@asu.edu
480-727-0738

Expertise

economic development; economics; transition and developing economies; entrepreneurship; agrarian societies; agriculture; economic anthropology

Zhihua Wang

Zhihua Wang

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Co-Director, Climate Systems Research, National Center of Excellence on SMART Innovations
  • Assistant Professor, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
zhwang@asu.edu
480-727-9592

Expertise

atmospheric processes; computational mechanics; climate change impacts; green roofs; heat and mass transfer; land use change; microclimate; modeling and simulation; multiscale environmental flow; soil physics; stochastic modeling; turbulent flows; urban development; urbanization effects on weather and climate;

Douglas Webster

Douglas Webster

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Politics and Global Studies, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Douglas.Webster@asu.edu
480-727-0737

Expertise

sustainable development; urban competitiveness; China urbanization; Southeast Asia urbanization; urban development; environmental quality; fiscal sustainability; governance sustainability; livelihood sustainability

Elizabeth Wentz

Elizabeth Wentz

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Executive Committee, Decision Center for a Desert City, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Affiliate, GeoDa Center for Geospatial Analysis and Computation
wentz@asu.edu
480-965-4144

Expertise

shape and pattern analysis; geographic information science; applications of GIS to urban environment; remote sensing; water resource management

Paul Westerhoff

Paul Westerhoff

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
p.westerhoff@asu.edu
480-965-2885
http://faculty.engineering.asu.edu/pwesterhoff/

Expertise

contaminants; water treatment processes; water quality

Jameson Wetmore

Jameson Wetmore

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Assistant Professor, Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes
Jameson.Wetmore@asu.edu
480-727-0750


Christopher Wharton

Christopher Wharton

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, Nutrition Program, Health Lifestyles Research Center, School of Nutrition and Health Promotion
christopher.wharton@asu.edu
480-727-1821
http://www.public.asu.edu/~cwharton/

Expertise

agriculture; food systems; local foods programs; obesity; public health; food policy

Dave White

Dave White

  • Co-Director, Decision Center for a Desert City, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School of Community Resources and Development, College of Public Programs
Dave.White@asu.edu
602-496-0154
http://scrd.asu.edu/portal

Expertise

natural resource management; social and ecological impacts; water resource management; urban tourism; recreation; community involvement; boundary spanning organizations; climate change impacts; communities; decisionmaking

Philip White

Philip White

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, The Design School, Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts
philip.white.1@asu.edu
480-727-6259

Expertise

environmental claims; environmental impact assessment; green marketing; industrial design; modeling and simulation; system and product design; life cycle assessment; energy efficiency technologies; materials analysis; renewable energy

Arnim Wiek

Arnim Wiek

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School of Sustainability
arnim.wiek@asu.edu
480-965-2387
http://www.public.asu.edu/~awiek/

Expertise

sustainability science; urban development; emerging technologies; scenario analysis; sustainability assessment; anticipatory governance; decisionmaking; participatory research; intervention research; transition research; climate change mitigation

Neal Woodbury

Neal Woodbury

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, College of Liberal Arts and Sciencies
  • Chief Scientific Officer, BioDesign Institute
nwoodbury@asu.edu
480-965-3294
http://www.public.asu.edu/~laserweb/woodbury/research.htm

Expertise

biochemistry; physical chemistry; laser spectroscopy; peptide array technology; immunosignaturing

Marek Wosinski

Marek Wosinski

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Senior Lecturer, Department of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
marek.wosinski@asu.edu
480-965-6253

Expertise

communities; agriculture; poverty; international relations; citizens action; education development; leaduership education; networking; rural development

Jianguo Wu

Jianguo Wu

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Sustainability
  • Professor , School of Life Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Jingle.Wu@asu.edu
480-965-1063
http://leml.asu.edu/Jingle/

Expertise

environmental sustainability; urban sustainability; landscape sustainability science; relationships between ecosystem services and human well-being; sustainability indicators; landscape ecology; urban ecology; ecosystem ecology; simulation and modeling; sustainability modeling

Amber Wutich

Amber Wutich

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Amber.Wutich@asu.edu
480-965-9010

Expertise

ecological, economic and biocultural anthropology; resilience and vulnerability; institutions; science-policy interactions; field methods

Abigail York

Abigail York

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Abigail.York@asu.edu
480-965-3113

Expertise

land use policy; political economics; public policy; natural resource management; conservation policy; cross-border cooperation; environmental policy; land use change; smart growth; urban development; urban social-ecological systems

Hongbin Yu

Hongbin Yu

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
Hongbin.Yu@asu.edu
480-965-4455

Expertise

materials analysis; nano device characterization; nanotechnology; quantum size effect in metallic and semiconducting nanostructures; semiconductors; surface and interface physics and chemistry; transport in nanostructures and molecules; nano device fabrication; materials development; energy efficiency technologies; solar energy systems; thin film materials; optical devices; energy conservation

Claudia Zapata

Claudia Zapata

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
czapata@asu.edu
480-727-8514

Expertise

geotechnical engineering; environmental effects in pavement design; urban infrastructure; durability of building materials; materials development

Yong Hang Zhang

Yong Hang Zhang

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering
yhzhang@asu.edu
480-965-2562
http://asumbe.eas.asu.edu/

Expertise

high efficiency solar cells; optical devices; other optoelectronic materials; solar energy systems; molecular beam epitaxy (MBE); semiconductors; renewable energy


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