Carnegie Mellon University

Inês Azevedo

Inês Azevedo (E 2009)

Professor, Engineering and Public Policy

5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213


  • Professor, Carnegie Mellon University 2017-present
  • Associate Professor, Carnegie Mellon University 2014-2016
  • Assistant Professor, Carnegie Mellon University 2013
  • Assistant Research Professor, Carnegie Mellon University 2010-2013


Dr. Azevedo’s research interests lie at the intersection of behavioral and decision making, environmental, technical and economic issues, such as how to address the challenge of climate change and to move towards a more sustainable energy system. She addresses complex problems in which traditional engineering plays an important role but cannot provide a complete answer. She has participated in several reports from National Research Council from the US National Academy of Sciences.

CMU's Inês Azevedo explains and analyzes the impact of the rebound effect for each of the 50 states, and makes recommendations for policymakers.

Engineering and public policy experts Inês Azevedo, Erica Fuchs and Jeremy Michalek examine various aspects of manufacturing and demand for energy innovation in China.