Stories about creating a more sustainable world often begin in exotic places like the Amazon rainforest or the polar ice caps. This story begins near the intersection of Baxter and Hull Streets in Athens, at the University Georgia’s District Energy Plant 1. That’s where Tom Lawrence, a faculty member in the College of Engineering, and other researchers are looking at how UGA’s system of chilled water loops that provide air conditioning to much of central campus can be even more energy efficient. Learn more about the team’s work.
Undergraduate and graduate students
Graduates finding employment within six months of graduating
Faculty members have won National Science Foundation CAREER Awards