Dr. Jin Ho Jo is an Associate Professor of Technology at Illinois State University, teaching in the Renewable Energy program. Dr. Jo is the program coordinator and also leads the Sustainable Energy Research Group at ISU. Dr. Jo is an honors graduate of Purdue University where he earned a B.S. in Building Construction Management. He earned his M.S. in Urban Planning from Columbia University where he investigated critical environmental justice issues in New York City. His 2010 Ph.D. from Arizona State University was the nation’s first in sustainability. His research, which has been widely published, focuses on the use of renewable energy systems and sustainable building strategies to reduce negative impacts of urbanization.
Assessment of Urban Sustainability Issues through Remote Sensing Analysis; Regional Application and Optimization of Renewable Energy Systems; Urban Complexity and Systems Approach to Climate Change Mitigation; Strategic Energy Plan for Sustainable Future