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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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Projectsort descending School and Department Lead Investigator(s) Funding Source Start Date
"Green" Liquid Scintillator Development Physics,
Science and Technology, College of
Jeffrey Martoff Brookhaven National Laboratory 09/2010
A Nationwide Consortium of Universities to Revitalize Electric Power Engineering Education by State-of-the-Art Laboratories Electrical & Computer Engineering,
Engineering, College of
Saroj Biswas University of Minnesota 07/2010
Acid Mine Drainage Technology Chemistry,
Science and Technology, College of
Daniel Strongin The Nanotechnology Institute 08/2010
Act 167 Plan for Pennypack Creek Watershed Community and Regional Planning,
Environmental Design, School of
Jeffrey Featherstone City of Philadelphia Water Dept. 10/2008
Active Owls: Promoting Active Commuting and Physical Activity at Temple University Kinesiology,
Health Professions and Social Work, College of
Melissa Napolitano Pennsylvania Tobacco Funds
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
Alkaline Fuel Cell Membrane Design and Synthesis Chemistry,
Science and Technology, College of
Bradford Wayland DuPont 06/2010
Automatic Human-Like Perception and Navigation in the Natural Environment CIS,
Science and Technology, College of
Longin Latecki Purdue University 03/2009
Biodegradation of Buried Oil: Evaluation, Prediction, and Enhancement: A decision support study The Unified Incident Command of the DWH Spill Civil & Environmental Engineering,
Engineering, College of
Michel Boufadel, Benoit Van Aken U.S. Coast Guard 12/2010
Brady's Geothermal Field EGS Project Geomechanical Analysis EES,
Science and Technology, College of
Nicholas Davatzes Ormat Technologies, Inc. 05/2010


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