Research Team

The Solar Commons Project is part of the Minnesota Design Center at the College of Design at the University of Minnesota. The team is led by Professor Kathryn Milun, a legal anthropologist, and includes researchers in law, art, architecture, engineering, economics, and computer science.

Additional research team members

  • Cole Carlson, Mechanical / Energy Engineer, P.E., C.E.M., LEED AP BD+C at Obernel Engineering
  • Timothy M. Walsh, Shareholder, Henson Efron, P.A., Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Maria D. Pitner, Henson Efron, P.A., Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Ellen McMahon, Associate Dean and Professor, School of Art, College of Fine Arts, University of Arizona
  • Dorsey Kaufmann, Artist (artist of the beautiful Solar Commons Tiles & Game)
  • Karlito Espinosa, Artist (artist of the Solar Commons Mural in Tucson, AZ)

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