CCEE Associate Professor Joe DeCarolis was selected as part of the 2017-2018 class of University Faculty Scholars. The 20 recipients represent early-and mid-career faculty dedicated to serving the university community and their respective fields through scholarship, research and engagement.
DeCarolis’ research program is focused on addressing energy and environmental challenges at the intersection of engineering, economics, and public policy. His primary focus is the development and application of energy system models to analyze how energy technology and public policy can shape a sustainable future. With regard to energy modeling, he is particularly interested in the development and utilization of open source software to maximize model transparency as well as the use of high performance computing to conduct rigorous uncertainty analysis.
Find out more about the University Faculty Scholars Program, which was established by the chancellor in 2012, and rewards emerging academic leaders at NC State. So far 126 faculty have received this honor. Faculty members selected as University Faculty Scholars carry the title for the duration of their faculty appointment at NC State and receive an increase to their base salary.