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Energy & Environment
Lam is an international expert on building performance simulation — energy, thermal, lighting, acoustics and air flow — as well as building controls and diagnostics.
Lee's research addresses design and systems integration — for high performance, sustainable communities and buildings.
Vivian Loftness has served on seven National Academy of Science panels as well as being a member of the Academy's Board on Infrastructure and the Constructed Environment.
She's given three Congressional testimonies on sustainable design.
He is chair of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Sustainable Building Construction Initiative (SBCI) — which works with governments and companies worldwide to adopt sustainable building practices.
As President of Carnegie Mellon University, Jared L. Cohon is responsible for all aspects of leadership in the university, including its commitment to the Pittsburgh region and the world.
Under his leadership, Carnegie Mellon has achieved recognition as one of the world’s top-rated institutions.
Cohon is a noted expert in a number of fields and can comment on the following areas relating to Pittsburgh’s transformation and its role as a host for the G-20 summit.
Krzysztof Matyjaszewski is one of the most respected and most cited polymer chemists conducting research today.
Matyjaszewski's research focuses on the greening of ATRP. Matyjaszweski's group has developed an environmentally low-impact form of ATRP, a widely used method producing polymers such as coatings, adhesives, lubricants, cosmetics and electronics.
M. Granger Morgan has a deep understanding of climate change, environmental policy and the uncertainties involved.
He can speak to issues related to Carbon sequestration — an alternative to coal-fired plants spewing their carbon dioxide fumes into the air could be to pump them deep inside the ground for storage.
Fischhoff’s research focuses on risk communication, analysis and management, adolescent decision-making, informed consent, security and environmental protection.
A crusader for green chemistry, Terry Collins is a world-renowned advocate for the creation of environmentally friendly and less toxic chemicals.
Collins's areas of expertise include speaking around the world calling for the greater use of green chemistry to achieve a sustainable society.
His research involves developing a new class of oxidation catalysts that can be used to create cleaner chemical processes and to remove dangerous chemicals from water and soil.