Office Phone: 215-951-5634
Associate Professor, MS in Sustainable Design Program, Thesis Coordinator
Robert is a fulltime faculty member of the MSSD Program and has been teaching at Philadelpia University since 2004. Since that time he has also been a Senior Research Associate with the Engineering & Design Institute at Jefferson. He also assisted with the development of the MSSD Program, both on-campus and online versions.
Robert’s educational research is focused on advancing Sustainable Design Education through the application of Systems Thinking and dynamic systems modeling. Other research through the University is centered around healthy educational facilities and the development of building envelope assemblies using composite materials (including textiles). Robert is also a consultant on architectural projects, the most recent being a senior day care center.
Robert also enjoys providing outreach to elementary and junior high school students. He has worked with Pennypack Elementary, Penn Valley Elementary and provided summer school activities at the Lutheran Seminary in Mt. Airy, PA.