Are you interested in doing sustainability related research, or do you want to get connected to University of Rochester faculty who share an interest in sustainability? At the U of R, there are over 70 professors that are either conducting research in a field related to sustainability, or teaching courses related to the subject. And don’t be discouraged if your major doesn’t appear to be directly related to sustainability – you don’t have to be an environmental science major to get academically involved in sustainability! Courses and research associated with sustainability are available in subjects such as dance and philosophy.
Check out the list faculty either teaching or doing sustainability-related research:
Ayala Emmett (emeritus)
Art and Art History
Ben Ebenhack (emeritus)
Earth and Environmental Sciences
Udo Fehn (emeritus)
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Edwin Van Wijngaarden
Katie Van Wert
To find out more about courses and faculty involved in sustainability, check out this site.
Written by: Ciara McGillivray, Class of 2015
Photo: Students Bring Fresh Perspective and New Technology to Webb Telescope Matthew Bolcar a graduate student from the University of Rochester, N.Y. now works at Goddard full-time. Credit: NASA/GSFC/Chris Gunn