Anne C. Steinemann is Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Professor of Public Affairs at the University of Washington. She received her Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Stanford University.
Dr. Steinemann specializes in the health effects of pollutants, emissions from consumer products, exposure analysis, indoor air quality, and green buildings, combining expertise in engineering, economics, policy, and public health. She has received a National Science Foundation CAREER Award, in addition to university and national teaching awards. Dr. Steinemann has investigated more than 200 sick buildings to identify pollutant sources, reduce exposures, and improve occupants' health. She conducted the first two national epidemiological studies of chemical sensitivity, its causes and symptoms related to chemical exposures, and its overlaps with asthma. Dr. Steinemann has directed more than $8 million of funded research, and serves as advisor to agencies and industries on environmental health issues. Among her recent publications are the textbooks Microeconomics for Public Decisions (South-Western, 2005) and Exposure Analysis (CRC Press, 2006).