Noelle Eckley Selin

Short CV

Noelle Eckley Selin is Associate Professor in the Institute for Data, Systems and Society and the Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). She received her PhD (Earth and Planetary Sciences), M.A. (Earth and Planetary Sciences) and B.A. (Environmental Science and Public Policy) from Harvard University. Her research and professional activities aim to inform efforts to manage environmental pollution in the context of climate change. In her research, she develops and uses atmospheric models and analyzes data to better understand how emissions affect humans and the environment. She also served as Associate Director of MIT's Technology and Policy Program (2015-2017).

Selected Awards

2016 Best Environmental Policy Paper, Environmental Science and Technology

2016-2017 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Leshner Leadership Institute Public Engagement Fellow

2015 Best Environmental Policy Paper, Environmental Science and Technology

2015 Kavli Fellow, U.S. National Academies Kavli Frontiers of Science Symposium

2014-2018 Member, Global Young Academy

2013 Leopold Leadership Fellow

2011 U.S. National Science Foundation CAREER award 

Research Interests

Science-policy, atmospheric chemistry, air quality, mercury, toxic chemicals, persistent organic pollutants, pollution health