Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame

Faculty by Broader Topics in Energy

   Top of Page

Faculty are often asked to represent ND Energy and the University at various functions and to speak about broader topics in energy. Below are four major topics in energy and the faculty who have expertise in each of these areas.

             Energy Sources and Conversion Energy and Society
  Energy Consumption Energy and the Environment


Energy Sources and Conversion (oil, gas, nuclear, wind, solar, electricity)
Aprahamian, Ani, Physics
Ashfeld, Brandon, Chemistry and Biochemistry
Brown, Seth, Chemistry and Biochemistry
Burns, Peter, Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences
Carmichael, Ian, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Radiation Laboratory
Christensen, Kenneth, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences
Datta, Suman, Electrical Engineering
Guo, Ruilan, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Hixon, Amy, Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences
Iluc, Vlad, Chemistry and Biochemistry
Kamat, Prashant, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Radiation Laboratory
LaVerne, Jay, Physics
Maginn, Edward, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Mechtenberg, Abigail, Physics
Mukasyan, Alexander, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Parkhill, John, Chemistry and Biochemistry
Powers, Joseph, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
Schaefer, Jennifer, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Sen, Mihir, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
Wei, Na, Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences
Wiest, Olaf, Chemistry and Biochemistry
Wistey, Mark, Electrical Engineering
Wolf, Eduardo, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering


Back to Top of Page

Energy Consumption (household energy use, industrial energy use, transportation, lighting)
Aprahamian, Ani, Physics
Bauer, Peter, Electrical Engineering
Brown, Seth, Chemistry and Biochemistry
Buccellato, Aimee, School of Architecture
Luo, Tengfei, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
Mechtenberg, Abigail, Physics
Mukasyan, Alexander, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Phillip, William, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Sen, Mihir, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
Wiest, Olaf, Chemistry and Biochemistry


Back to Top of Page

Energy and Society (prices, policies, sustainable development, social issues, war and conflict)
Aprahamian, Ani, Physics
Burns, Peter, Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences
Christensen, Kenneth, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences
Gresik, Thomas, Economics
Guo, Ruilan, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Gupta, Vijay, Electrical Engineering
Huber, Bruce, Law School
Kantor, Jeffrey, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
LoSecco, John, Physics
Mathews, Grant James, Physics
Mechtenberg, Abigail, Physics


Back to Top of Page


Energy and the Environment (pollution, climate change, health and safety)
Aprahamian, Ani, Physics
Berke, Melissa, Biological Sciences
Bohn, Paul, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Chemistry and Biochemistry
Brown, Seth, Chemistry and Biochemistry
Burns, Peter, Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences
Carmichael, Ian, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Radiation Laboratory
Christensen, Kenneth, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences
Fein, Jeremy, Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences
Gao, Haifeng, Chemistry and Biochemistry
Guo, Ruilan, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Hixon, Amy, Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences
Huber, Bruce, Law School
Kamat, Prashant, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Radiation Laboratory
LaVerne, Jay, Physics
Luo, Tengfei, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
Nerenberg, Robert, Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences
Phillip, William, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Schneider, William, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Chemistry and Biochemistry
Wei, Na, Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences

Back to Top of Page