Jesse Duroha, MS, University of Rhode Island

Jesse C. Duroha is a Ph.D. student in Industrial & Systems Engineering at The University of Rhode Island (URI) in the Sustainable Innovative Solutions (SIS) Lab under the advisement of Dr. Gretchen Macht. His research explores the impact of ergonomics in the solar industry, to sustain its growth through a healthy and sustainable workforce. He also currently works part-time in Optimal Energy as an energy efficiency consultant and analyst intern. Jesse’s background spans being a 2021 and 2022 URI Energy Fellow, a Data Analyst for the URI Office of Sustainability, a former student representative of the URI Graduate Council, awardee of the 2021 and 2022 URI Graduate Student Tuition Scholarship, and a Production Supervisor at Edward Marc Brands. Jesse holds degrees in Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering (B.S.), Chemical and Petroleum Engineering (Dual M.S.) at West Virginia University and University of Pittsburgh, respectively. Currently, Jesse serves on the Human Factors & Ergonomics Society’s Sustainability Task Force.