Anu Ramaswami

Humphrey School of Public Affairs
anu@umn.edu

Anu Ramaswami is the Charles M. Denny, Jr. chair of science, technology, and public policy at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, and professor of bioproducts and biosystems engineering in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Natural Resource Sciences. She 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 interdisciplinary education programs combine environmental modeling; environmental technologies; industrial ecology; sustainable infrastructure design; urban systems analysis; and integration of science and technology with policy and planning to solve on-the-ground sustainability challenges in cities around the world.

As an IonE resident fellow, Ramaswami will focus on partnerships that can bring about the development of environmentally sustainable, healthy and climate-resilient cities in the US, China and India.

See Ramaswami's faculty page for more info.

Portrait: Anu Ramaswami.