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Distinguished Lecturer – Anu Ramaswami

April 4 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Urban Infrastructure Transitions for Sustainable Healthy Cities

Anu Ramaswami

Charles M. Denny, Jr., Chair of Science, Technology, and Public Policy

Humphrey School of Public Affairs | 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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April 4
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Department of Civil Engineering
University of Toronto
35 St. George Street
Toronto, Ontario

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