Syracuse Center of Excellence (CoE) in Environmental Energy Systems
SyracuseCoE is a collaborative organization that accelerates development of innovations for a sustainable future. As New York State’s Center of Excellence in Environmental and Energy Systems, we engage more than 200 private companies, organizations, and academic institutions to create new products and services in indoor environmental quality, clean and renewable energy, and water resource management.
With a staff based at its headquarters in downtown Syracuse, SyracuseCoE has three specialized teams that focus on research, industry collaboration, and sustainable community solutions. In research, we are at the forefront of groundbreaking new clean technologies—leveraging world-class R&D facilities from the iconic, high-performance, LEED™ Platinum “living laboratory” that is the SyracuseCoE headquarters to the state-of-the-art labs of our academic and industry partners. We drive and accelerate innovative research to the marketplace through strategic industry collaborations regionally, nationally, and internationally. We create sustainable community solutions by implementing new technologies and bringing the latest knowledge on environmental sustainability to the public through educational and training programs.
At our Syracuse site, we provide laboratory and office space for research and business collaborations involving new environmental and energy systems products and services. Research areas include systems that monitor and control comfortable air temperature, air quality, lighting, sound and water quality in built and urban environments, and innovative energy systems, including clean technologies and renewable fuel sources.
The work of the SyracuseCoE and its members impacts the essentials of our human existence in harmony with nature. We improve the energy that powers our lives, the air we breathe, the water we drink, and the buildings in which we live, work, learn, and play.
- Ben Akih-Kumgeh – Assistant Professor
- Ed Bogucz – Associate Professor, Director of Center of Excellence
- Can Isik – Professor and Senior Associate Dean
- H. Ezzat Khalifa – NYSTAR Distinguished Professor
- Shalabh C. Maroo – Assistant Professor
- Amit K. Sanyal – Associate Professor
- Jianshun “Jensen” Zhang – Professor and Director, Building Energy and Environmental Systems Laboratory