Costa Samaras-Wilton E. Scott Institute for Energy Innovation - Carnegie Mellon University

Costa Samaras

Costa Samaras

Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

When to call: Samaras analyzes how energy technology and infrastructure system designs affect energy use and national security, resiliency to climate change impacts, economic and innovation outcomes, and life cycle environmental externalities. Samaras's expertise includes autonomous and alternative vehicles, carbon capture & sequestration, climate change, fossil fuels, health & environmental impacts, public policy, shale gas development, solar, transportation systems, and wind.

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In this video Costa talks about the climate adaptation for infrastructure initiative and using high-resolution climate data to inform how engineering designs will perform over their lifetime.