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Dr. Leidy Klotz

S. E. Liles, Jr. Distinguished Professorship

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Areas of Interest:
Decision making for sustainability in the built environment
Gender and sustainability in engineering
Systems thinking for sustainability
Sustainable energy innovation

Education:
B.S., Civil Engineering, 2000, Lafayette College
M.S., Construction Engineering, 2005, University of Washington
Ph.D., Architectural Engineering , 2008, Penn State

Classes typically taught:
Sustainable Energy Innovation
Sustainable Construction
Sustainable Restoration

Registration:
Engineer-in-Training (EIT)
LEED Accredited Professional

Sample Publications:

Shealy, E.* and Klotz, L. (2015). “Well-endowed sustainability rating systems?” ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management (Available online ahead of press).

Klotz, L., Potvin, G., Cribbs, J., Godwin, A*, Hazari, Z., and Barclay, N. (2014). “Sustainability as a route to broaden participation in engineering.” Journal of Engineering Education 103(1): 137-153.

Plumblee, J.* and Klotz, L. (2014). “Marlo’s windows: Why it’s a mistake to ignore hazard resistance in LCA.” International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment 19: 1173-1178.

Valdes, R.* and Klotz, L. (2013). “Social sustainability considerations during planning and design: A framework of processes for construction projects.” American Society of Civil Engineers Journal of Construction Engineering and Management. 139(1): 80–89.

Klotz, L., Mack, D.**, Klapthor, B.**, Tunstall, C.** and Harrison, J.* (2010). “Unintended Anchors: Building Rating Systems and Energy Performance Goals for U.S. Buildings.” Energy Policy. 38 (7): 3557-3566.

Valdes, R.* and Klotz, L. (2012). “Social sustainability considerations during planning and design: A framework of processes for construction projects.” American Society of Civil Engineers Journal of Construction Engineering and Management. http://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/%28ASCE%29CO.1943-7862.0000566

Research Team Web Page:

http://essoresearch.org/

Leidy Klotz
Contact Information:
Office: 208 Lowry Hall
Phone: (864) 656-3326
FAX: (864) 656-2670
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