Inês Azevedo
Co-Director, Climate and Energy Decision Making Center; Associate Professor, Department of Engineering and Public Policy
Carnegie Mellon University


Inês Azevedo is an Associate Professor in the Department of Engineering and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University and is Co-Director for the Climate and Energy Decision Making Center. Her research focus has been on the future evolution of energy systems, including how technologies can address future needs, as well as how decision-making processes in the economy will impact change. She also served as a member of the National Research Council Committee on Assessment of Technologies for Reducing the Fuel Consumption of Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicles and also for the Committee on Assessment of Solid State Lighting. She is the co-PI and co-Director of the Climate and Energy Decision Making Center at Carnegie Mellon University. She was awarded the "40 Scientists Under 40" Award from the World Economics Forum. She holds a Ph.D. in Engineering and Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University, and a B.Sc. & M.Sc. in Engineering from Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal.