Carnegie Mellon University
November 26, 2012

Alumna named Denny Chair for Science, Technology & Public Policy

Alumna named Denny Chair for Science, Technology & Public Policy

Dr. Anu Ramaswami (CE ’89, CEE ’95) has recently joined the University Of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs as professor and Denny Chair for Science, Technology and Public Policy. Previously she served as Professor of Environmental Engineering at the University of Colorado in Denver and as director of Department of Education and NSF-sponsored Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) and Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) programs.

Dr. Ramaswami is among the leading scholars on sustainable urban infrastructure and has seen her work adopted as policies and protocols for developing sustainable cities in both the United States and around the world. Her research spans environmental modeling, environmental technologies, industrial ecology, sustainable infrastructure design, urban systems analysis, and integration of science and technology with policy and planning for real-world implementation in communities.