The University of Utah
College of Architecture + Planning
Amanda Smith

Amanda D. Smith is an energy sustainability researcher who serves as Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Director of the Site-Specific Energy Systems Laboratory, Associate Editor of Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, and faculty advisor to the University of Utah ASHRAE Student Branch. Her expertise is in thermal science and systems analysis, and her research focuses on distributed and alternative energy systems, building energy modeling, and quantifying the environmental impacts of energy conversion. In 2015, she introduced a new multidisciplinary energy systems course for engineers and in 2016, she was recognized as the Utah Engineers Council Educator of the Year and with the Alta Sustainability Leadership Award for Integrating Sustainability Education.