Professor Anne Steinemann – University of Melbourne

Anne Steinemann is Professor of Civil Engineering, and Chair of Sustainable Cities, at the University of Melbourne, Australia. She is internationally recognized for her research on pollutant exposures and health effects, such as fragranced products and asthma, indoor air quality, consumer products emissions, and healthy housing.

Professor Steinemann serves as adviser to governments and industries around the world, and has directed more than $20 million in competitive research funding.

Her work has resulted in new federal and state legislation, agency policies, and industry practices. Professor Steinemann has received the highest teaching awards at the college, university, and national levels.

She has published over 50 peer-reviewed journal articles and two textbooks: Microeconomics for Public Decisions, and Exposure Analysis. In addition to academic recognition, Professor Steinemann’s research and journal articles have received significant international media coverage, spanning more than 1,000 major newspapers, magazines, and broadcast stations across six continents.

Professor Steinemann’s previous positions include Program Manager at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego; Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Professor of Public Affairs, and Director of the Water Center, at the University of Washington; and Associate Professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology. She was also Visiting Professor at Stanford University, Florida Institute of Technology, and Linköping University in Sweden. Dr. Steinemann received her Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Stanford University.