Program Leadership

Program Chair: Dr. Ali Demirci, Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Academic Program Coordinator and Advising Coordinator: Dr. Dan Ciolkosz, Extension Associate, Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Administrative Program Manager: Ann H. Taylor, Director, Dutton e-Education Institute

Core Faculty

Jeffrey Brownson, Ph.D. (Wisconsin), Associate Professor of Energy and Mineral Engineering; Materials Science and Engineering

Seth Blumsack, Ph.D. (Carnegie Mellon), Associate Professor of Energy Policy and Economics

Sarma Pisupati, Ph.D. (Penn State), Associate Professor of Energy and Mineral Engineering

Tom Richard, Ph.D. (Cornell), Director of Penn State Institutes of Energy and the Environment

Nancy Tuana, Ph.D. (California), Director, Rock Ethics Institute and Director of Philosophy Graduate Studies

Sustainability Management and Policy Faculty

Jeffrey Brownson, Ph.D. (Wisconsin), Associate Professor of Energy and Mineral Engineering; Materials Science and Engineering

Min Ding, Ph.D. (Penn), Professor of Marketing and Robert G. Schwartz Fellow

Zhen Lei, Ph.D. (Berkeley), Assistant Professor of Energy and Environmental Economics

David Riley, Ph.D. (Penn State), Associate Professor of Architectural Engineering

Brandi Robinson, MS (Penn State), Lecturer of Energy and Mineral Engineering

Erich Schienke, Ph.D. (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute), Lecturer of Energy and Mineral Engineering

Solar Energy Faculty

Jeffrey Brownson, Ph.D. (Wisconsin), Assistant Professor of Energy and Mineral Engineering; Materials Science and Engineering

David Riley, Ph.D. (Penn State), Associate Professor of Architectural Engineering