Tracy Farmer Institute for Sustainability and the Environment (TFISE)

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    504 Rose Street, Mining and Mineral Resources Building

    40506 Lexington

    United States

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About Us

The institute’s mission is to enhance the health and well being of Kentuckians and the global community by improving built, managed and natural environments. This involves promoting sustainable development, sound energy policies, and effective environmental stewardship through an integrated transdisciplinary program of fundamental and applied research in the physical, life, economic, and social sciences through education, as well as public service and stakeholder engagement. The research agenda of the institute is supported, developed and implemented by a group of 150 faculty representing 14 colleges.