PhD Civil Engineering and Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1995.
MS Civil Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 1989.
BS Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras. 1987.
Dr. Ramaswami is an interdisciplinary environmental engineer recognized as a pioneer and leader on the topic of sustainable urban infrastructure systems. Her work explores how seven key sectors - that provide water, energy, food, buildings, mobility, connectivity, waste management and green/public spaces – shape human and environmental wellbeing, from local to global scales. She brings expertise across multiple disciplines: environmental science and engineering, industrial ecology, public health and public affairs, with a human-centered and systems focus.