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2024 Highlight Seminar: Gail Brager

2024 Highlight Seminar: Gail Brager

Date: April 11, 2024

Time: 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Location: Maeder Hall Auditorium

Experiential Design Schemas

Gail Brager

Director of the Center for Environmental Design Research; Distinguished Professor of Architecture, UC Berkeley College of Environmental Design


Brager has been a professor in the Building Science and Sustainability area of the department since 1984 and is also an affiliate faculty member of the Energy and Resources Group. Brager serves as the director of the Center for Environmental Design Research, and associate director of the Center for the Built Environment, a research collaboration between the university and over 40 industry partners focused on improving the energy performance and environmental quality in buildings, with a focus on the workplace. This collaboration is important for making connections between research and the design and manufacturing industries. Brager also has a 50% appointment as the associate dean of the Graduate Division.

Brager conducts research and teaching across multiple dimensions of sustainability addressing the design, operation, and assessment of buildings, with a focus on thermal comfort and adaptation, occupant well-being, natural ventilation, and personalized environmental control. Among her many service activities, Brager was the founding chair of the Research Committee of the US Green Building Council. She is also an ASHRAE Fellow and past-president of the Golden Gate ASHRAE Chapter.

All seminars are held from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Lunch is provided at 12:00 noon.
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