BS, Rochester Institute of Technology; MS, University of New Haven; Ph.D., State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry
Dr. Lisa Greenwood is an assistant professor in Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Management at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), with over 20 years of experience in environmental and occupational health and safety management. Her teaching and research interests include EHS management systems integration and implementation, environmental sustainability, corporate social responsibility, and related private governance mechanisms.
Prior to joining the faculty at RIT, Dr. Greenwood worked as an environmental engineer, EHS audit program manager, and international EHS standards specialist in the aerospace sector, and has assisted over 50 industrial, administrative, and academic sites with implementation of ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, ISO 45001, R2, and E-stewards standards. She holds a B.S. in Environmental Management from RIT, M.S. in Environmental Engineering from the University of New Haven, and Ph.D. in Environmental and Natural Resource Policy from the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, in association with Syracuse University.
Dr. Greenwood is the Vice Chair of the U.S. Technical Advisory Group (TAG) to ISO Technical Committee 207- Environmental Management, and Chair of the U.S. TAG 207 subcommittee on environmental management systems. Greenwood has been an active member of TAG 207 since 1999, and participated on the U.S. TAG on Social Responsibility from 2008-2010. She has served as a U.S. expert on environmental management systems at the international level since 2005, and was the lead expert for the U.S. representing ANSI in the 2015/2016 revisions of ISO 14001 and 14004.
In the News
November 28, 2022
Research team awarded grant from NIST to develop new standards-based educational modules
A team of researchers from RIT was recently awarded a grant to develop curricular modules on infrastructure improvement and resilience that introduce students to public and private sector standards, including industry standards.
December 1, 2020
RIT receives NIST grant to develop standards modules for Environmental Management and Safety curricula
RIT recently received a grant from the National Institute of Standards and Technology to develop course modules that will provide students with guidelines and best practices in standards information toward helping organizations manage crisis situations.
February 12, 2019
Researchers develop tools based on risk management standards
Students at RIT are learning about risk management and planning even before entering the workplace through a new series of systems-based educational tools integrating community and enterprise risk and sustainability management.