Kristen Cetin, PhD, P.E., LEED AP
Dr. Kristen Cetin is an Associate Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at Michigan State University. She is also the Director of the MSU Industrial Assessment Center. She leads a diverse research group dedicated to advancing smart infrastructures system research and education. Her research group's work focuses on the investigation of the performance of buildings, building systems, and other infrastructure and the development of solutions to improve the energy performance, efficiency, and energy demand contributions of the built environment. This includes projects that combine the fields of building science and building technology with the use of smart grid connected technologies, with the goal of building, operating and maintaining buildings infrastructure, and overall communities that are smarter, more energy efficient and environmentally friendly, and that reduce the peak demands on the electric grid.