Sustainable Energy Systems

The Sustainable Energy System (SES) Group strives to understand energy systems and their environmental and health impacts.  We use a multidisciplinary approach to study problems of diverse topics and applications.  Group members have backgrounds in engineering, sciences, economics, statistics, and public health. 

Current Topics include:Climate diagram

  • Water-energy interactions
  • Energy economics
  • Resource and Life Cycle Assessment
  • Human and environmental health risk
  • Indoor Environment modeling and hazard assessment
  • Primary and Secondary Aerosols
  • Ozone Production
  • Urban Meteorology and Energy Balance
  • Anthropogenic Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Learn More about the Sustainable Energy Systems Group.

Group Leader
Thomas Kirchstetter

Deputy Group Leaders
Corinne Scown and Michael Sohn

Related Publications:

2011

Millstein, Dev, and Surabi Menon. "Regional climate consequences of large-scale cool roof and photovoltaic array deployment." Environmental Research Letters 6, no. 3 (2011): 1-9. Download: 

2010