Nathan Phillips

Affiliated Faculty, ISE
Professor, Earth and Environment


Nathan Phillips, affiliated faculty with the Boston University Institute for Sustainable Energy, is Professor in the Department of Earth and Environment and Acting Director of the Sustainable Neighborhood Lab. His research focuses on physiological mechanisms that regulate water, carbon, and energy exchanges between plants/ecosystems and the environment, especially in the context of environmental change. More recently, this research has been translated to studies of the ecology “in cities”, and the ecology “of cities”, in an interdisciplinary research program called “Urban Metabolism” supported by the National Science Foundation and Boston University’s Sustainable Neighborhood Laboratory. Continue reading Professor Phillips’s bio.

PhD, Duke University, School of the Environment, 1997
BS, Physics, California State University, Sacramento, 1989

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