Gigaton Problems Require Gigaton Solutions
Dr. John C. Crittenden is a professor in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at the Georgia Institute of Technology and the Director of its’ Brook Byers Institute for Sustainable Systems. In this position, he leads the creation of an integrated initiative in Sustainable Urban Systems. He is a Georgia Research Alliance (GRA) Eminent Scholar in Sustainable Systems and occupies the Hightower Chair for Sustainable Technologies. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and Chinese Academy of Engineering. An accomplished expert in sustainability, pollution prevention, physical-chemical treatment processes, nanotechnology, air and water treatment, Dr. Crittenden has been involved in more than 60 funded research projects, totaling more than $27 million. Currently, he is working with a group of academic institutions on Sustainable Urban Engineering with a view to connect social decision making, regional development, material flows, energy use and the local, regional and global environmental impacts of various urban development scenarios. Visit Dr. Crittenden’s webpage with Georgia Tech.