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Transition Leadership Team

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Overall leadership

Co-lead the transition team creating the new school.

Kathryn “Kam” Moler — Transitional Dean; Marvin Chodorow Professor; Sapp Family University Fellow in Undergraduate Education; Professor of Physics and of Applied Physics
Stephan Graham — Transitional Vice Dean; Chester Naramore Dean of the School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences; Welton Joseph and Maud Lanphere Crook Professor of Applied Earth Sciences; Professor of Geological Sciences

Workstream leads

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)

Work with leadership to infuse diversity, equity, and inclusion into the new school design and transition.

Matt Snipp — Vice Provost for Faculty Development, Diversity, and Engagement; Burnet C. and Mildred Finley Wohlford Professor
Lupe Carrillo — Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, School of Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences

Education

Recommend core competencies for students in the school, and propose degree programs and other educational offerings.

Nicole Ardoin (co-lead) — Associate Professor in the Graduate School of Education; Senior Fellow at the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment; Emmett Family Faculty Scholar; Sykes Faculty Director, Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources (E-IPER)
Mark Horowitz (co-lead) — Yahoo! Founders Professor; Professor of Electrical Engineering and of Computer Science
Elizabeth Hadly (undergraduate) — Paul S. and Billie Achilles Professor of Environmental Biology; Senior Fellow at the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment; Director of Jasper Ridge
Michael Lepech (Masters) — Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Senior Fellow at the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Jon Payne (graduate) — Dorrell William Kirby Professor; Professor of Geological Sciences
Bill Barnett (professional and executive education) — The Thomas M. Siebel Professor of Business Leadership; Senior Fellow at the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Carl Wieman (pedagogy) — Professor of Physics and of the Graduate School of Education

Institutes and themed initiatives

Work with institute leadership and affiliated faculty to develop plans for creating and transitioning institutes and design new cross-cutting initiatives within the new school.

Sarah Billington — UPS Foundation Professor; Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Senior Fellow at the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Jenna Davis — Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Higgins-Magid Senior Fellow at the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Accelerator

Work with faculty and leadership to establish the Sustainability Accelerator.

Deborah Sivas — Luke W. Cole Professor of Environmental Law; Director of the Stanford Environmental Law Clinic; Senior Fellow at the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Thomas Jaramillo — Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering and of the Photon Science Directorate; Affiliate of the Precourt Institute for Energy

Faculty roles

Propose roles and responsibilities of faculty within the new school, including Senior Fellows and joint appointments.

Mark Horowitz — Yahoo! Founders Professor; Professor of Electrical Engineering and of Computer Science
Jeff Koseff — William Alden Campbell and Martha Campbell Professor; Senior Fellow at the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment; Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Inês Azevedo — Associate Professor of Energy Resources Engineering;  Senior Fellow at the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment; Senior Fellow at the Precourt Institute for Energy

Leaders of Areas of Scholarship, Engagement, and Research (LASERs)

Build community and foster areas of scholarship that will be part of the new school.

Rosemary Knight (Geophysics) — The George L. Harrington Professor; Professor of Geophysics; Senior Fellow at the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Wendy Mao (Geological Sciences) — Professor of Geological Sciences and of Photon Science 
Sarah Billington (Civil and Environmental Engineering) — UPS Foundation Professor; Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Senior Fellow at the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Hamdi Tchelepi (Energy Science and Engineering) — Professor of Energy Resources Engineering; Affiliate of Precourt Institute for Energy
Fio Micheli (Oceans) — David and Lucile Packard Professor of Marine Science; Professor of Biology; Senior Fellow at the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Scott Fendorf (Environment and Ecosystems)  — Terry Huffington Professor; Professor of Earth System Science; Senior Fellow at the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Noah Diffenbaugh (Climate) — Kara J Foundation Professor; Kimmelman Family Senior Fellow at the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment; Professor of Earth System Science
Marshall Burke (Sustainable Development) — Associate Professor of Earth System Science; Senior Fellow at the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Yi Cui (Precourt Institute for Energy) — Director of the Precourt Institute for Energy; Professor of Materials Science and Engineering; Senior Fellow at the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Chris Field (Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment) — Director of the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment; Melvin and Joan Lane Professor of Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies; Professor of Earth System Science and of Biology; Senior Fellow of the Precourt Institute for Energy