SPOTLIGHT

Green Campus Tour

Guided maps of sustainability initiatives at Temple University

Climate Action Plan

Temple became a signatory of the Presidents Climate Commitment in 2008 and again in 2016.

Annual Report

Find out about Temple’s progress toward a more sustainable future by reviewing our Annual Report

Faculty Funded Research

As a member of the American College & University Presidents Climate Commitment (ACUPCC), Temple University developed a Climate Action Plan in 2010 with one of its goals to expand sustainability research. Temple faculty from many disciplines engage in research in a wide range of sustainability topics.

Click to view recent funded research:

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FY 2013

Project School and Department Lead Investigator(s) Funding Source Start Datesort ascending
Service Learning in Fairmount Park Geography & Urban Studies,
Liberal Arts, College of
Michele Masucci Philadelphia Youth Network 01/2010
Environmental Research Internship Program Geography & Urban Studies,
Liberal Arts, College of
Michele Masucci Philadelphia Youth Network 01/2010
Fault Geometry and the Mechanics in the Coso Geothermal Field EES,
Science and Technology, College of
Nicholas Davatzes U.S. Geological Survey/Department of the Interior 01/2010
High Power Gliding Arc for Clean Energy Technologies of H2 Production from Biomass, Coal and Organic Wastes Mechanical Engineering,
Engineering, College of
Dmitri Vainchtein Drexel University 01/2010
Advancing Treatment of Drinking Water to Remove Trace Emerging Contaminants Civil & Environmental Engineering,
Engineering, College of
Rominder Suri PA Dept. of Environmental Protection 07/2009
TF-SING Energy-Efficient Design in Wireless Networks Using Cooperative Communication CIS,
Science and Technology, College of
Jie Wu National Science Foundation (NSF) 06/2009
Semi-Volatile Sources, Exposures, Toxicities: Project #5: Phytoremediation to Degrade Airborne PCB Congeners from Soil and Groundwater Sources Civil & Environmental Engineering,
Engineering, College of
Benoit Van Aken University of Iowa 04/2009
Automatic Human-Like Perception and Navigation in the Natural Environment CIS,
Science and Technology, College of
Longin Latecki Purdue University 03/2009
Implementation of Active Living Policies Community and Regional Planning,
Environmental Design, School of
Deborah Howe Portland State University 02/2009
Software Integration and Data Mining Methods for Oil Refinery System Using Mobil Agent Framework CIS, Electrical & Computer Engineering,
Engineering, College of
Li Bai, Slobodan Vucetic ExxonMobil Research & Engineering Company 12/2008

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