Urban Infrastructure Transitions toward Environmentally Sustainable and Livable Cities: Connecting Analysis to Action

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    • Thursday April 23, 2015
      3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Location: Ferst Room, Library, Georgia Tech
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Anu Ramaswami, PhD
Charles M. Denny, Jr., Chair in Science, Technology and Public Policy
Humphrey School of Public Affairs
University of Minnesota
Thursday, April 23, 2015, 3pm
Ferst Room, Library (7th Floor)}

Light refreshments will be provided at the seminar

Urban Infrastructure Transitions toward Environmentally Sustainable and Livable Cities: Connecting Analysis to Action
Anu Ramaswami, PhD
Charles M. Denny, Jr., Chair in Science, Technology and Public Policy
Humphrey School of Public Affairs
University of Minnesota
Thursday, April 23, 2015, 3pm
Ferst Room, Library (7th Floor)

Light refreshments will be provided at the seminar

Bio:
Professor Anu Ramaswami is the Charles M. Denny, Jr., Chair of Science, Technology, and Public Policy at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs and a professor of bioproducts and biosystems engineering in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Natural Sciences at the University of Minnesota. 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 the United States and internationally.

Ramaswami’s 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. She has developed novel interdisciplinary education programs and resources in these diverse areas. She is the lead author of a graduate-level textbook on integrated environmental modeling.

Ramaswami received her B.S. in chemical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology–Madras, India, and her M.S. and PhD in civil and environmental engineering from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. She serves as chair of the newly founded Sustainable Urban Systems section at the International Society of Industrial Ecology, and represents the United States in various international urban sustainability networks.

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School of City & Regional Planning

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Undergraduate students, Faculty/Staff, Public, Graduate students
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Seminar/Lecture/Colloquium
Keywords
liveable cities, minnesota, public policy, pubp, Speaker series, urban infrastructure
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  • Created On: Apr 15, 2015 - 10:38am
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