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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 58.08
Liaison Kristi Wiedemann
Submission Date March 13, 2015
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STARS v2.0

Princeton University
AC-9: Academic Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 9.43 / 12.00 Shana Weber
Director
Office of Sustainability
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Number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff engaged in sustainability research:
139

Total number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff engaged in research:
808

Number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that include at least one faculty or staff member that conducts sustainability research:
27

The total number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that conduct research:
63

A copy of the sustainability research inventory that includes the names and department affiliations of faculty and staff engaged in sustainability research:
Names and department affiliations of faculty and staff engaged in sustainability research:
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A brief description of the methodology the institution followed to complete the research inventory:

The Office of Sustainability cross-checked a list of Princeton sustainability-researchers with the Office of Research and Project Administration’s list of Principal Investigators and Co-Principal Investigators who applied for any kind of research funding in academic year 2013-2014.


A brief description of notable accomplishments during the previous three years by faculty and/or staff engaged in sustainability research:
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The website URL where information about sustainability research is available:

Research conducted by the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment: http://acee.princeton.edu/research/

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.