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Green Tip

Unplugging your devices, lowering your heat, and smartly disposing of waste are a few ways to leave for break on sustainable note!



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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Project School and Department Lead Investigator(s) Funding Sourcesort descending Start Date
Sustainable Communities Initiative Political Science,
Liberal Arts, College of
Barbara Ferman Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine 04/2011
PA Environmental Technologies for Pharmaceuitcal Industry (PETPI) Civil & Environmental Engineering,
Engineering, College of
Rominder Suri Ben Franklin Technology Partners of SE PA 11/2008
"Green" Liquid Scintillator Development Physics,
Science and Technology, College of
Jeffrey Martoff Brookhaven National Laboratory 09/2010
Effects of Hydroseeding, Seed Mixtures and Seed Treatment Technology on Re-vegetation Efforts in SE PA Landscape Architecture and Horticulture,
Environmental Design, School of
Michael Olsewski, Mary Myers Burpee Foundation 07/2010
Act 167 Plan for Pennypack Creek Watershed Community and Regional Planning,
Environmental Design, School of
Jeffrey Featherstone City of Philadelphia Water Dept. 10/2008
Reactivity of Iron-Bearing Minerals and CO2 Sequestration Chemistry,
Science and Technology, College of
Daniel Strongin Department of Energy 12/2008
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
Large-Scale Fabrication of Printable Hybrid Solar Cells Mechanical Engineering,
Engineering, College of
Svetlana Neretina Drexel University 01/2011
Alkaline Fuel Cell Membrane Design and Synthesis Chemistry,
Science and Technology, College of
Bradford Wayland DuPont 06/2010
Software Integration and Data Mining Methods for Oil Refinery System Using Mobil Agent Framework CIS, Electrical & Computer Engineering,
Science and Technology, College of
Li Bai, Slobodan Vucetic ExxonMobil Research & Engineering Company 12/2008


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