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Transition Leadership Team

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Overall leadership

Kathryn “Kam” Moler — Vice Provost and Dean of Research; Marvin Chodorow Professor; Sapp Family University Fellow in Undergraduate Education; Professor of Physics and of Applied Physics
Stephan Graham — 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

Co-lead the transition team creating the new school.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)

Matt Snipp — Vice Provost for Faculty Development, Diversity, and Engagement; Burnet C. and Mildred Finley Wohlford Professor

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

Academic Structure

Noah Diffenbaugh — Kara J Foundation Professor; Kimmelman Family Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment; Professor of Earth System Science

Coordinate recommendations for the academic structure of the new school, including division and department organization, governance and faculty roster.

Education

Nicole Ardoin (co-lead) — Associate Professor in the Graduate School of Education; Senior Fellow at the 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 Woods Institute for the Environment; Director of Jasper Ridge
Michael Lepech (Masters) — Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Senior Fellow at the 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 Woods Institute for the Environment
Carl Wieman (pedagogy) — Professor of Physics and of the Graduate School of Education

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

Institutes and cross-cutting initiatives

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

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.

Accelerator

Deborah Sivas — Luke W. Cole Professor of Environmental Law; Director of the Stanford Environmental Law Clinic; Senior Fellow at the 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

Work with faculty and leadership to establish the Sustainability Accelerator.

Faculty roles

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 Woods Institute for the Environment; Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Inês Azevedo — Associate Professor of Energy Resources Engineering;  Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment; Senior Fellow at the Precourt Institute for Energy

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