Rae Zimmerman is Principal Investigator and Director of the Institute for Civil Infrastructure (ICIS). She is Professor of Planning and Public Administration at New York University’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, and formerly Director of the School’s Urban Planning Program. In 1997, she was President of the Society for Risk Analysis, a 2,400 member international, interdisciplinary professional society of natural and social scientists and engineers from academia, industry and government.
She is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Society for Risk Analysis. Dr. Zimmerman’s teaching and research interests are in environmental planning, management, and impact assessment with a special focus on environmental health risk assessment, environmental equity, and institutional aspects of global climate change; urban infrastructure and its measurement and performance in light of social objectives; and risk management and public perceptions of complex technologies. She has directed numerous multidisciplinary research grants in these areas.
Dr. Rae Zimmerman:
Taking Infra for Granted
Strengthening Infra Against Nature
Tags: American Association for the Advancement of Science, ICIS, Institute for Civil Infrastructure, New York University, NYU, Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, Society for Risk Analysis