Elisabeth Gilmore

Elisabeth Gilmore

Associate Senior Researcher

Interests and experience

Elisabeth Gilmore is an Associate Professor in Environmental Engineering at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada.

Dr. Gilmore works at the intersection of technology, society, and policy to better understand and identify solutions to the complex problems posed by climate change and other local to global environmental issues, like air pollution. Her research has focused on developing scenarios for integrated assessments of climate change, modeling human responses to environmental changes, and technological and societal transformations for mitigation and adaptation to climate change. She integrates tools and knowledge across engineering, social and economic sciences, and public policy.

She also holds an affiliation with PRIO and contributes to PRIO's portfolio of research on climate change and security.


PhD in Engineering and Public Policy/Chemical Engineering (dual degree), Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA (2009)

MASc in Chemical and Environmental Engineering, University of Toronto, Canada (2002)

BASc in Chemical and Engineering Engineering, University of Toronto, Canada (2000)

Work Experience:

2016 - present: Associate Professor, Department of International Development, Community and Environment, Clark University, MA.

2011 - 2016: Assistant Professor, School of Public Policy, University of Maryland, College Park, MD

2010 - 2011: AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellow, Climate Science and Impacts Branch, US Environmental Protection Agency, Washington DC

2009 - 2010: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Climate Decision Making Center, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
Languages spoken:

English, French, Spanish (beginner)

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