Julie Beth Zimmerman Ph.D.

Dr. Zimmerman is an Associate Professor of Green Engineering and Applied Sciences at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. Her research is focused on green engineering, environmentally benign design and manufacturing, and the fate and impacts of anthropogenic compounds in the environment as well as appropriate water treatment technologies for the developing world. Her research is aimed at designing and developing next generation products, processes, and systems using innovative science, technology, and policy to advance sustainability as well as improve the quality of life worldwide. 

She received her Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering and Natural Resource Policy from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. She has served as an engineer and program coordinator in the Office of Research and Development at the Environmental Protection Agency. She is also a Visiting Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Virginia.