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Bill Currie

Bill Currie

Bill Currie
Associate Dean for Research and Engagement, School for Environment and Sustainability
Professor, School for Environment and Sustainability
Professor of Environment, Program in the Environment, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
Environment and Sustainability
Literature, Science, & Arts » Program in the Environment

- Ecosystem science and biogeochemistry; ecosystem modeling
- Bringing a systems and synthesis perspective to understand ecosystem function in the context of landscapes and regions, including the effects of human activities on ecosystems, including watersheds and coastal ecosystems
- Water quality
- SEAS Detroit Sustainability Clinic
- Applying data science and AI in other fields of science   
- Dr. Currie teaches an undergraduate course titled Sustainability Issues in the Great Lakes region.  The course uses a case-based approach, drawing on a variety of disciplines as needed to explore several real-world, complex and nuanced issues related to environmental sustainability in the region.     


The affiliations listed below show engagement with the Graham Sustainability Institute.

  • Emerging Opportunities
    • Catalyst Grants
      • Team Member
  • General
    • Executive Committee Member
  • Water Center
    • Freshwater
      • GL Leveraging Grants
        • Grant Recipient

UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

My work contributes directly toward solving the United Nations SDGs listed below. Learn more.

6. Clean Water and Sanitation
7. Affordable and Clean Energy
8. Decent Work and Economic Growth
11. Sustainable Cities and Communities
13. Climate Action
15. Life on Land