Associate Dean for Research / Associate Professor of Architecture | Penn State Altoona
With graduate degrees in architecture and structural engineering, Corey Gracie-Griffin is the associate dean for research and an associate professor of architecture at Penn State Altoona. He advocates for faculty and student research across all disciplines and oversees all internal and external research funding at Penn State Altoona. As the founding director of the Building Science Laboratory to Advance Teaching (BUILT) at Portland State University, Gracie-Griffin connected students at all levels to meaningful research in green buildings with industry partners. His own research focuses on how to make new and existing buildings healthier, more productive, and resilient while simultaneously reducing their impact on the planet. As Principal Investigator, he has received nearly $1.5 million in external funding from agencies such as the National Science Foundation, the W.M. Keck Foundation, various industry partners, and others.