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Robert B. Gilbert

Adjunct Professor


School of Engineering: Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering


Phone: 937-229-2835
Website: Visit Site
Kettering Laboratories Room 361


Robert B. Gilbert, Ph.D., LEED AP, BA, is a Professor of Energy Management Technology, and the Director of the Center for Energy Education at Sinclair Community College, Dayton, Ohio. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Assistant Director of the Industrial Assessment Center at the University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio. He has served on the Ohio Board of Building Standards filling the position Renewable Energy, and he is currently a director on the Board of Directors of Green Energy Ohio. In addition, Bob serves on the Faculty Renewable Energy Review Panel for the Ohio Board of Regents, and he has served on the Advisory Board of the Midwest Renewable Energy Training Network. Bob has been actively involved with the Midwest Renewable Energy Training Network and has attended numerous workshops at their facility in Custer, Wisconsin. Bob received recognition as Innovator of the Year by the college and the League for Innovation for providing the leadership and organization in the creation of the energy lab at Sinclair Community College, which includes a 3 kW wind turbine, 1.4 kW solar PV system, a working biodiesel processing system supplying fuel for the grounds equipment, a solar thermals system and other renewable system community outreach activities such as solar racers and an energy bike.