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Appendix A: Committee on Pathways to Urban Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities Biographical Information
Pages 149-153

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From page 149...
... Previously, she served as provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; the John Edwardson Dean of Engineering and professor of electrical and computer engineering at Purdue University; and associate dean for academic affairs and graduate education in the College of Engineering and professor of electrical engineering and computer science at the University of Michigan.
From page 150...
... Her research focuses on the design and impact of policies aimed at accelerating the development and deployment of sustainable energy technologies, with an emphasis on the electric utility industry, climate adaptation, and the integration of energy efficiency, demand response, and solar resources. Among her honors and awards, she is a co-recipient of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize for co-authorship of the report on Mitigation of Climate Change, she has served on six committees of the National Academies of Sciences, and she currently serves on the U.S.
From page 151...
... He has contributed software tools and methods for sustainable construction, pollution prevention and environmental management, including life-cycle analysis software ( and a widely cited analysis of the life-cycle consequences of lead acid battery powered vehicles.
From page 152...
... She is co-editor-in-chief of the journal Global Environmental Change and is the executive producer of "10,000 Shovels: Rapid Urban Growth in China," a documentary film that integrates satellite imagery, historical photographs, and contemporary film footage to examine the urban changes occurring in China. She was named an Aldo Leopold Leadership Fellow in 2009.
From page 153...
... Global Change Research Program National Climate Assessment Infrastructure Indicators Technical Team. She is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, a fellow and past president of the Society for Risk Analysis, and is on editorial boards of several risk and technology journals.

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