Diversity & Collaboration
The most important asset at the Ohio State University is our people—the faculty, staff, and researchers who contribute to our research, teaching, and engagement activities. The SRE program is managed by a dedicated team of professionals, enabling our faculty to fully utilize the extensive capabilities of the university and our greater community. Providing critical guidance is a robust Leadership Team comprised of faculty and managers from a spectrum of disciplines and devoted to the support of collaborative research on sustainability and resilience.
PHYSICAL AND NATURAL SCIENCES
We combine expertise in engineering, ecology, chemistry, and other fundamental sciences to understand the properties of materials and energy utilized in industry and commerce, as well as the implications for human and environmental health and safety.
SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES
We combine expertise in economics, political science, psychology, anthropology, philosophy and other social sciences to understand the values and behaviors of various societies when confronted with decisions that will affect prosperity and well-being.
ASSESSMENT OF SUSTAINABILITY AND RESILIENCE
We develop integrated models to evaluate alternative scenarios such as innovations that could improve human well-being or disruptions that could hinder progress. This includes collaboration with professional disciplines including business, policy, and law.