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:

2009

Coleman, Beverly K.. Exposure-Relevant Ozone Chemistry in Occupied Spaces In Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Berkeley: University of California, Berkeley, 2009.
Price, Phillip N., Kristina Hamachi LaCommare, Jennifer A. McWilliams, and Michael D. Sohn. Anthrax Sampling and Decontamination: Technology Trade-Offs. Berkeley: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2009. Download: PDF (670.02 KB)
McKone, Thomas E.. "Mass Transport within Soils." In Environmental Mass Transfer Handbook, edited by Louis J. Thibodeaux and Donald Mackay. Berkeley, 2009.
Sohn, Michael D., and David M. Lorenzetti. Indoor Sampler Siting In 11th International Conference on Air Distribution in Rooms. Busan, Korea, 2009. Download: 
Sohn, Michael D., Ashok J. Gadgil, Priya Sreedharan, and William W. Nazaroff. Sensor Networks for Detecting Toxic Releases in Buildings In 11th International Conference on Air Distribution in Rooms. Busan, Korea, 2009. Download: 

2008

Norgaard, Richard B., and Ling Jin. "Trade and the governance of ecosystem services." Ecological Economics 66, no. 4 (2008): 638-652.