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

Professor Emeritus

ASHRAE Fellow and Director

Dr. Lawrence led the development 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
Professional Appointments

Professor of Practice, University of Georgia College of Engineering, 2004 – present

Other Professional Experience
  • Mechanical Engineering Manager, EPC, Inc., 1994 – 2000
  • Project Manager, ERM: Environmental Resources Management, 1992 – 1994
  • Project Manager, Vitok Engineers, 1990 – 1992
  • Senior Engineer, McDonnell Douglas, 1982 – 1990
Awards & Honors

American Society of Heating Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers

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

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