10/11-Present, Associate Director, Kentucky Industrial Assessment Center, Univ of KY
06/10-Present, Associate Director, Power and Energy Institute of Kentucky, Univ of KY
02/10-8/10, Member, Technical Working Group, Kentucky Climate Action Plan Council
05/09-Present, Board Member, KY Center for Renewable Energy Research and Environmental Stewardship, Governor Appointment
6/03-Present, Chairman, Advanced Energy Design Guide Steering Committee consisting of AIA, ASHRAE, ISENA, USGBC and DOE
3/05-Present, Commissioner, Jessamine County Planning and Zoning Commission
2/02-Present, Member, National Engineers Week Steering Committee, Trustee – Foundation (03/04)
1/08-12/09, Faculty Advisor and CoPI, UK Entry in the 2009 US DOE Solar Decathlon
5/06-2008, Chairman DOE/NASULGC Energy Efficient Sustainable Design Building Curriculum Development Steering Group
5/02-5/03 President, American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)
2/02-2/03 Chairman, 2003 National Engineers Week
3/94-8/94 Visiting Specialist, Air Infiltration and Ventilation Center, International Energy Agency, Coventry, Great Britian
9/76-5/79 Graduate Research Instructor, Agricultural Engr, Purdue University.
1/75-8/76 Graduate Research Assistant, Agricultural Engr, Univ of KY
Ph.D. Agricultural Engr., Purdue University, May 1979. Modeling of Solar Drying
M.S. Agricultural Engr., University of KY, May 1977. Development of Residential Energy Model
B.S. Agricultural Engr., University of KY, December 1974.
I work with residential housing and environmental design; analysis and simulation of building envelope heat transfer and renewable energy production and use, and analysis of building design weather data. My principal research area is in the determination of appropriate design and operation of energy efficient and healthy buildings; I have a special interest in solar energy.
Sustainable Design and Construction