Organizing Committee

Deidra R. Hodges

The University of Texas at El Paso

Associate Professor, Solar Energy, Energy Sustainability, Energy Harvesting, Photovoltaics and Radiation Detection

Sreenath Chalil Madathil

The University of Texas at El Paso

Assistant Professor, Resilient Power Network Design and Smart and Sustainable Systems

 

Brendan O’Connor

North Carolina State University

Associate Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Organic Semiconductors for Advanced Sensing, Energy Harvesting, and Agriculture

Mark A. Engle

The University of Texas at El Paso

Professor, Geochemistry, Hydrogeology, Drylands, Soil Quality, Agricultural Sustainability, Biodiversity-ecosystem Functioning

Malynda A. Cappelle

The University of Texas at El Paso

Associate Director, Center for Inland Desalination Systems

Victoria Finkenstadt

National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture

National Program Leader, Division of Agricultural Systems, Institute for Food Production and Sustainability

Gregory S. Schober

The University of Texas at El Paso

Assistant Professor, Social Policy, Political and Civic Engagement, and Global Health

Ximing Cai

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Lovell Endowed Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Associate Director, Institute for Sustainability, Energy and Environment

Janie McClurkin Moore

Texas A&M University

Assistant Professor, Post-harvest, Oxidative Degradation, Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Workshop Facilitators

Molly Mayo

Meridian Institute

Senior Partner

Jeana Holer

Meridian Institute

Senior Project Coordinator

Seth Blum

Meridian Institute

Project Associate II and Ruckelshaus Fellow

Annika Freudenberger

Project Consultant, Website Designer

Supported by

Christopher Sandford

National Science Foundation (NSF)

Program Director, Convergence Accelerator

Mike Pozmantier

National Science Foundation (NSF)

Program Director, Convergence Accelerator

Barbara Ransom

National Science Foundation (NSF)

Program Director, GEO, IUCRC

Laura Lautz

National Science Foundation (NSF)

Program Director, EAR, HS SRS RNs

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