PhD Dissertations

Student Title Year

Dominic Bednar
Topic: Energy Justice Current
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Lixi Liu
Chair: Greg Keoleian
Topic: Energy Life Cycle Management Current
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Karl Hoesch
Topic: TBD Entering 2020

MS/BS Theses/Practicum

Student Title Year
Jordan Larson Current
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Gabriel Gadsden
Current
Amanda Farthang
(Co-chair: Michael Craig)
Current
Kate Hutchens Current
Michael Reiner Current
Ashley Mark Current
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Michael Zimmerman
Current
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Nicholas Simon
Policy Proposal for Low- to Moderate-Income (LMI) Community Solar Programs in the American Sunbelt Region 2019
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Nalin Bhatai
Design of a Cost-effective, Modular, and Energy-efficient Home 2018
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Eric Krostich
Energy Efficiency in the Built Environment: Using Three Project-Based Strategies to Make Real-World Impact 2018
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Shiva RaissiCharmakani
A Programmatic Assessment of the U.S. Department of Energy Low-Income Weatherization Assistance Program 2018
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Lino Sanchez
Cooling Detroit: A Socio-Spatial Analysis of Equity in Green Roofs as an Urban Heat Island Mitigation Strategy 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 2016

MS Projects & Dow Sustainability Fellows

Team Title Client Year

  • Sabrina Vivian
  • Kanchan Swaroop
  • Matt Haugen
  • Sammy VanDyke
  • Sydney Troost
Building Energy Democracy into City Commitments for 100% Renewable Energy Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR)

Sierra Club

2020

  • Malavika Sahai
  • Kely Markley
  • Chris Askew-Merwin
  • Cria Kay
  • Dahlia Rockowitz
Water Security in Southeast Michigan Ecoworks 2019

  • Caillin Buchanan
  • Tyler Fitch
  • Benny Jeong
  • Anna Lenhart
Souladarity 2018 (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 Council 2017
  • 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 Education Ecology Center 2016