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Energy & Environment

Ed Rubin

Ed RubinA professor in Carnegie Mellon's Department of Engineering and Public Policy, Ed Rubin is a member of the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which shared the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize with former Vice President Al Gore. MORE

M. Granger Morgan

Granger MorganM. 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.

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Baruch Fischhoff

Baruch FischhoffA cognitive psychologist by training, Baruch Fischhoff is interested in helping the public deal with health, safety and environmental risks.

Fischhoff’s research focuses on risk communication, analysis and management, adolescent decision-making, informed consent, security and environmental protection.

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Jared L. Cohon

Jared L. CohonJared L. Cohon, a highly acclaimed university administrator, civil engineer, professor and government adviser, served as Carnegie Mellon University's eighth president from 1997 to 2013.

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Khee Poh Lam

Khee Poh LamA member of the Board of Directors of the Energy Foundation and an active consultant for their China Sustainable Energy Program, Khee Poh Lam is a professor in Carnegie Mellon's School of Architecture.

Lam is an international expert on building performance simulation — energy, thermal, lighting, acoustics and air flow — as well as building controls and diagnostics.

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Stephen Lee

Stephen LeeStephen Lee embodies the phrase, "Think globally — act locally," bringing his integrated education, research and practice background to more than 30 years of volunteer community service throughout the Pittsburgh region.

Lee's research addresses design and systems integration — for high performance, sustainable communities and buildings.

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Vivian Loftness

Vivian LoftnessVivian 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

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Volker Hartkopf

Volker HartkopfVolker Hartkopf has realized as an architect building projects in Germany, Bangladesh, Peru and the United States.

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.

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Krzysztof Matyjaszewski

MatyjaszewskiKrzysztof 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.

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Terry Collins

Terry CollinsA 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.

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