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Amy Landis

Amy Landis

Presidential Faculty Fellow for Access, Attainment and Diversity, Colorado School of Mines

amylandis@mines.edu

Colorado School of Mines
1500 Illinois St.
Golden, CO 80401

Titles

  • Affiliate Global Futures Scholar, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory
  • Presidential Faculty Fellow for Access, Attainment and Diversity, Colorado School of Mines

Biography

Amy Landis is a professor of civil and environmental engineering and the first Presidential Faculty Fellow for Access, Attainment and Diversity at Colorado School of Mines. Previously, she was a full professor at Clemson University from 2015 to 2017 as the Thomas F. Hash ’69 Endowed Chair in Sustainable Development. She served as director of Clemson’s Institute for Sustainability, which brings together interdisciplinary research, education and business. Previously, she joined Arizona State University (ASU) in January 2012 as an Associate Professor in the School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment. She began her career as an Assistant Professor at the University of Pittsburgh, after having obtained her PhD in 2007 from the University of Illinois at Chicago under the supervision of Dr. Thomas L. Theis. She developed a research program in industrial ecology, byproduct synergies, biofuels, biopolymers, and Life Cycle Assessment. In her four years at Pitt, she secured over $6.5 million in research, including 6 NSF awards. At ASU, Dr. Landis research activities and collaborations included multidisciplinary approaches to sustainable systems. Dr. Landis is dedicated to sustainability engineering education and outreach; she works with local high schools, after school programs, local nonprofit organizations, and the Carnegie Science Center to integrate sustainability and engineering into communities and K-12 education.

Education

  • PhD, Civil and Materials Engineering, University of Illinois-Chicago, 2007
  • MS, Civil and Materials Engineering, University of Illinois-Chicago, 2003
  • BS (cum laude), Chemistry, Denison University, Granville, OH, 2001

Expertise

Journal Articles

2015

Mattick, C., A. E. Landis and B. R. Allenby. 2015. A case for systemic environmental analysis of cultured meat. Journal of Integrative Arigiculture 14(2):249-254. DOI: 0.1016/S2095-3119(14)60885-6. (link )