Thomas Lawrence, Ph.D., P.E., LEED-AP

Senior Public Service Associate

ASHRAE Fellow and Director

Phone: 706-542-4322
Fax: 706-542-8806


Driftmier Engineering Center
University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602
United States

Dr. Lawrence is the coordinator of the UGA College of Engineering's mechanical engineering program. Recently named a Fellow and Director of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, he is a frequent invited presenter at conferences around the world. Dr. Lawrence also played a key role in establishing the UGA College of Engineering's dual degree program in engineering and German.


Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, 2004
M.S., Engineering Management, Washington University, 1989
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Oregon State University, 1982
B.S., Environmental Science, Purdue University, 1978

Areas of Specialty

  • Green buildings
  • Smart grid and building energy management
  • HVAC systems
  • Energy informatics