Director, Engineering and Energy
University of Maryland
Susan Corry is the Director of Engineering and Energy at the University of Maryland College Park, and has spent her career in the energy industry. Susan received her mechanical engineering degree from the University of Colorado, Boulder, and is a Certified Energy Manager, Certified Demand Side Manager and Certified Existing Building Commissioning Professional. She began her career in the energy sector working on energy and demand side management programs with public utilities. She then moved into higher education, working for George Mason University, leading the development of long-term conservation plans to meet energy and carbon reduction goals. She moved on to the University of Maryland where she is responsible for energy procurement, energy and carbon reduction plans, renewable energy strategies, building design standards, building performance, and management of the campus power plant. Susan leads the energy committee comprised of the University System of Maryland institutions and the Maryland Department of General Services that represents all other State agencies in energy related matters. She has served on the advisory boards of the Maryland Clean Energy Center and Maryland Strategic Energy Investment Fund, and was past chair of DOE’s Better Buildings Alliance Higher Education Steering Committee.