Stacy Gloss works as a Manager for Special Research Projects and Programs for the Indoor Climate Research and Training group in the Applied Research Institute at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She received an M.A. in Appalachian Studies with a concentration in Sustainable Development from Appalachian State University. She also received an M.S. in Management and a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Florida.
Ms. Gloss has worked on a variety of research projects including field research on energy use and indoor air quality in buildings; and assessing diversity and accessibility of the energy efficiency workforce in Illinois. She conducts outreach, coordinates participation, and works closely with Weatherization agency partners across the country in ICRT’s research studies. Recently, Ms. Gloss is a consulting project manager for a University of Illinois virologist lead research study on the effectiveness of three different testing methods for SARS-CoV2, collecting research data from university students, staff and faculty in quarantine or isolation due to exposure to the SARS-CoV2 virus. Prior to joining ICRT in 2014, she spent time working in the field of energy efficiency as a policy advocate in Charleston, West Virginia and worked for the Weatherization Assistance Program in Knoxville, Tennessee. Stacy is currently the chair of the Urbana Sustainability Advisory Commission and a member of the University of Illinois Resilience Sustainability Working Advisory Team.