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Amy Landis

Amy Landis

Thomas F. Hash '69 Endowed Chair in Sustainable Development and Professor, Glenn Department of Civil Engineering, Clemson University

alandis@clemson.edu

Glenn Department of Civil Engineering
Clemson University
1 Lowry Hall
Clemson, SC 29634

Titles

  • Senior Sustainability Fellow, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Thomas F. Hash '69 Endowed Chair in Sustainable Development and Professor, Glenn Department of Civil Engineering, Clemson University
  • Director, Institute of Sustainability, Clemson University

Biography

Dr. Landis as of July 2015 is the Thomas F. Hash '69 Endowed Chair in Sustainable Development and Professor, Glenn Department of Civil Engineering and Director of the Institute of Sustainability at Clemson University. Previously, she joined Arizona State University (ASU) in January 2012 as an Associate Professor in the School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment. She began her career as an Assistant Professor at the University of Pittsburgh, after having obtained her PhD in 2007 from the University of Illinois at Chicago under the supervision of Dr. Thomas L. Theis. She developed a research program in industrial ecology, byproduct synergies, biofuels, biopolymers, and Life Cycle Assessment. In her four years at Pitt, she secured over $6.5 million in research, including 6 NSF awards. At ASU, Dr. Landis research activities and collaborations included multidisciplinary approaches to sustainable systems. Dr. Landis is dedicated to sustainability engineering education and outreach; she works with local high schools, after school programs, local nonprofit organizations, and the Carnegie Science Center to integrate sustainability and engineering into communities and K-12 education.

Education

  • PhD, Civil and Materials Engineering, University of Illinois-Chicago, 2007
  • MS, Civil and Materials Engineering, University of Illinois-Chicago, 2003
  • BS (cum laude), Chemistry, Denison University, Granville, OH, 2001

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