Carnegie Mellon University

Paulina Jaramillo

Paulina Jaramillo (E 2004, E 2007)

Associate Professor, Engineering and Public Policy

Address
Department of Engineering and Public Policy5
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Bio

Jaramillo's research focuses on life cycle assessments of energy systems with an emphasis on climate change impacts and mitigation research. She is involved in key multi-disciplinary research projects to better understand the social, economic and environmental implications of energy consumption and the public policy tools that can be used to support sustainable energy development and consumption.

Education

  • Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2007, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Master's in Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2004, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Bachelor’s in Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2003, Florida International University

Research

Jaramillo's past research has focused on life cycle assessment of energy systems with an emphasis on climate change impacts and mitigation research. As a professor at Carnegie Mellon University, she is involved in key multi-disciplinary research projects to better understand the social, economic and environmental implications of energy consumption and the public policy tools that can be used to support sustainable energy development and consumption. She is now the Co-Director of the Green Design Institute and has started pursuing research about infrastructure systems for global development.

Projects


Associate Professor of Engineering and Public Policy discusses her research in how to provide energy access in a sustainable way to people in the developing world.


Paulina Jaramillo, is one of the many faculty experts at Carnegie Mellon University contributing to the work of the Wilton E. Scott Institute for Energy Innovation. Jaramillo, an associate professor in Engineering and Public Policy, discusses whether hurricanes will clobber off-shore wind.

Publications

For a full list of Publications, please visit http://www.paulinajaramillo.org.