Carnegie Mellon University

Anne ChoateOct. 1: A Distinguished Lecture by ICF Senior Vice President Anne Choate

Join us for a Distinguished Lecture by Anne Choate, senior vice president of Energy and Infrastructure at ICF.

Lunch available at 11:45 a.m.

Date and Location

Thursday, October 1, 2020, from 12:00 PM to 1:15 PM
Bosch Spark Conference Room, 5201 Scott Hall | Carnegie Mellon University | 5000 Forbes Ave. | Pittsburgh, PA 15213


Anne Choate leads ICF’s Energy and Infrastructure operating group. Her team advises federal, state, local, and commercial clients on environmental planning and science, energy efficiency, energy markets, surface transportation, and climate change. Her team actively advises utilities, cities, and federal agencies on resilience and decarbonization strategies.

Choate brings 25 years of experience and expertise working at the intersection of clean energy, climate change, energy and transportation. She has built and utilized state-of-the-art models to track life-cycle emissions, model carbon in soils, and conduct indicator-based risk assessments. She has supported climate and clean energy activities at the federal level and in nearly all 50 states; led resiliency efforts for multiple cities and investor-owned utilities, and has advised dozens of national parks, national estuary programs, and state Departments of Transportation.

Choate has served as the Principal Investigator for several seminal resiliency studies, is a member of the National Academies Transportation Research Board Climate and Energy Task Force, and was an author on the National Climate Assessment, released in November 2018. She also serves as a trustee on the Pennsylvania Board of The Nature Conservancy. Prior to joining ICF in 1995, Choate worked in the Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards.

Choate holds a Master of Science in Environmental Science from Johns Hopkins University and a Bachelors of Arts in Environmental Science and Policy from Duke University. She serves as a trustee on the Pennsylvania Board of The Nature Conservancy.


The Sherman and Joyce Bowie Scott Hall is located on the west side of Carnegie Mellon's Pittsburgh campus between Hamerschlag Hall and the FMS building, and adjacent to the west wall of Wean Hall. We recommend you park at the East Campus Garage on Forbes Avenue and walk to Scott Hall following the directions below. VIEW PARKING RATES