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Noelle Selin

The Esther and Harold E. Edgerton Career Development Assistant Professor of Engineering Systems and Atmospheric Chemistry
Engineering Systems Division and Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Dr. Noelle Eckley Selin is Esther and Harold E. Edgerton Career Development Assistant Professor of Engineering Systems and Atmospheric Chemistry at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She has faculty appointments in MIT’s Engineering Systems Division and Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences. Her research focuses on using atmospheric chemistry modeling to inform decision-making strategies on air pollution, climate change and mercury. She is the recipient of a CAREER award from the U.S. National Science Foundation and a 2013 Leopold Fellow. Previously, she was a research associate with the Initiative on Science and Technology for Sustainability at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. She was also a visiting Fulbright fellow at the European Environment Agency in Copenhagen, Denmark, and worked on chemicals issues at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. She has a B.A. in Environmental Science and Public Policy, and an M.A. and PhD in Earth and Planetary Sciences, all from Harvard University. e SIPS project focuses on how models can be designed and used most effectively for sustainability decision-making.

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