Renewable & Sustainable Energy Institute
Secondary Core Area
Mathematical modeling and design of control strategies for photochemical air pollution, air pollution exposure assessment and source apportionment, wildfire behavior modeling and environmental policy.
Ph.D. 1988 Carnegie Mellon University
Jana Milford is an Associate Professor in Mechanical Engineering and the Center for Combustion and Environmental Research. Dr. Milford's research interests include mathematical modeling and design of control strategies for photochemical air pollution, air pollution exposure assessment and source apportionment, wildfire behavior modeling and environmental policy analysis. Professor Milford received her Ph.D. in Engineering and Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University in May, 1988 and a J.D. from the University of Colorado School of Law in 2004. She also holds an M.S. in Civil Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University and a B.S. in Engineering Science from Iowa State University. From 1987 - 1989 she was a Congressional Fellow and analyst at the Office of Technology Assessment of the United States Congress. From 1989-1993, she was Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering and the Environmental Research Institute at the University of Connecticut. Dr. Milford has served on the Colorado Air Quality Control Commission, and is currently a member of the National Academy of Sciences Committee on Air Quality Management in the United States.