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

Solar Energy Faculty

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

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