Denise Mauzerall, professor of environmental engineering and international affairs in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, was named a member of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Science Advisory Board. Her appointment is effective through Sept. 30, 2017.
As part of the advisory board, Mauzerall will provide advice on technical issues underlying the EPA’s policies and decision-making. Mauzerall was particularly chosen for her expertise in environmental engineering.
As a researcher, Mauzerall’s goal is to use global change science to facilitate the formation of sound environmental policy. Her research interests include the impacts of air pollution on human health, agriculture and climate change.
The EPA’s Science Advisory Board is organized under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, which regulates and governs the board’s operation including public participation and access to documentations. For more information on the EPA, click here.