PhD Dissertations

Karl Hosech

Topic: Energy Justice

Year: Current


Dominic Bednar

Topic: Energy Justice

Year: Current


Lixi Liu

Topic: Decarbonization Pathways for Buildings via Product Replacement, End of Life Management, and Energy Demand Response (Chair: Greg Keoleian)

Year: 2020


MS/BS Theses/Practicum

StudentTitleYear
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Jordan Larson
Topic: Urban Heat IslandsCurrent
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Gabriel Gadsden
Topic: Indoor Environmental QualityCurrent
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Amanda Farthang
Topic: Local Government Energy Resilience (Co-advisor: Michael Craig)Current
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Kate Hutchens
Topic: Community-based Energy JusticeCurrent
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Sacha Rose-Phillips
To Surveil or to Sustain: Perceptions of Smart Meters in Rural JamaicaMS/MPA 2020
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Ashley Mark
Helping David Defeat Goliath: Coalition Building to Achieve Procedural Justice in Utility Integrated Resource PlanningBS, 2020
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Michael Zimmerman
Overcoming Barriers to Wind Energy Development: A Case Study Analysis of Native American ProjectsBS, 2020
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Nicholas Simon
Policy Proposal for Low- to Moderate-Income (LMI) Community Solar Programs in the American Sunbelt RegionBS, 2019
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Nalin Bhatia
Design of a Cost-effective, Modular, and Energy-efficient HomeMS, 2018
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Eric Krostich
Energy Efficiency in the Built Environment: Using Three Project-Based Strategies to Make Real-World ImpactMS/MBA, 2018
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A Programmatic Assessment of the U.S. Department of Energy Low-Income Weatherization Assistance ProgramMS, 2018
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Lino Sanchez
Cooling Detroit: A Socio-Spatial Analysis of Equity in Green Roofs as an Urban Heat Island Mitigation StrategyMS, 2018
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Dominic Bednar
The Intersection of Energy and Justice: Exploring the Spatial, Racial, and Socioeconomic Patterns of Residential Heating Affordability, Consumption and Efficiency in Wayne County, Michigan (Co-advisor: Greg Keoleian)MS, 2016

MS Projects & Dow Sustainability Fellows

TeamTitleClientYear
  • Asia Island
  • Julia Kehoe
  • Elizabeth Wallace
Building the Foundation for a Residential Utility Affordability Program in Detroit and Highland ParkEcoworks2020 (Dow)
  • Sabrina Vivian
  • Kanchan Swaroop
  • Matt Haugen
  • Sammy VanDyke
  • Sydney Troost
Building Energy Democracy into City Commitments for 100% Renewable EnergyInstitute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR)& Sierra Club2020
  • Malavika Sahai
  • Kely Markley
  • Chris Askew-Merwin
  • Cria Kay
  • Dahlia Rockowitz
Water Security in Southeast MichiganEcoworks2019
  • Caillin Buchanan
  • Tyler Fitch
  • Benny Jeong
  • Anna Lenhart
Souladarity2018 (Dow)
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  • Reema Abi-Akar
  • Gabriel Jones
  • Yi Tang
  • (Co-advisor: Greg Keoleian)
An Analysis of Waste Management and Zero Waste in Detroit, Michigan Michigan Environmental Justice Council2017
  • Brian La Shier
  • Junhong Liang
  • Chayatach Pasawongse
  • Gianna Petito
  • Whitney Smith
  • (Co-advisor: Paul Mohai)
Improving Institutional Access to Clean Energy Incentives through Research and EducationEcology Center2016