Senior Research Engineer
Energy Efficiency, Distributed Generation
Ben Campbell is an energy engineer that works in distributed power generation and energy efficiency. Ben has experience in distributed generation performing qualification screenings and feasibility studies for CHP systems through the Department of Energy Midwest Combined Heat and Power Technical Assistance Program. He has also performed solar photovoltaic feasibility screenings for the University of Illinois at Chicago working with the Chancellors Climate and Sustainable Energy subcommittee.
With the Chancellors Climate and Sustainable Energy subcommittee, Ben has assisted in identifying energy savings and emissions reductions for the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Climate Action Plan to achieve a net zero emissions campus by 2050. Ben has extensive experience in building energy assessments through the Smart Energy Design Assistance Program, Public Housing Energy Savings Program, Efficient Living Program, Savings Through Efficient Products, and the 2016 Illinois Energy Efficiency Potential Study.
Prior to working with the Energy Resources Center, Ben has experience working in manufacturing, information technology, management, and customer service.