IDCE Students Profiles

Ryan Collins (ES&P/MBA '2014)
IDCE Fellow

Ryan Collins (USA) received a B.S. in Psychology from Salem State University. His research interests include energy infrastructure, energy policy and sustainable business innovation. Ryan completed both an Americorps state term with the Utah Conservation Corps and a VISTA term with Habitat for Humanity/7 Rivers Maine. As a staff member at Habitat, Ryan implemented a community based, federally funded weatherization program. Engaging homeowners and volunteers alike, the program was successful in reducing residential energy consumption and increasing the health and safety of homes. The program also provided residential energy efficiency data collection for the Department of Energy's Weatherization Innovation Pilot Program and Habitat for Humanity International.