John Duffy

March 10, 2009

great engineering work, sustained international project, collaborating with another institution and discipline

Name: John Duffy
Title: Professor
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Organization: University of Massachusetts Lowell
Phone: 9789342968
Fax: 9789343048
Address: One University Ave.
Lowell, MA 01854
Brief Biography:
John J. Duffy is a Professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department, the Coordinator for the Solar Engineering Graduate Program, and the Director of the Center for Sustainable Energy at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. He has integrated service-learning into nine of his own engineering courses at the undergraduate and graduate level with local and international projects. He is leading an effort to integrate service-learning into the entire curriculum of the college of engineering at UML and has worked with 35 faculty members in engineering and other disciplines to incorporate service-learning into more than 55 courses, partnered with many local community agencies. He also coordinates the Village Empowerment project which has had over 120 students design and install over 80 systems for communication, lighting, vaccine refrigeration, public health, and water supply and purification in remote areas of the Peruvian Andes. He has authored or coauthored over 90 papers on solar engineering, environmental analysis, and service-learning.

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