Anne Steinemann is Professor of Civil Engineering, and Chair of Sustainable Cities, at the University of Melbourne, Australia. She is an internationally recognized expert in areas of engineering and sustainability, including (a) environmental pollutants, infrastructure systems, and health, and (b) drought, climate, and water management. Her recent research addresses indoor air quality, exposure assessment, consumer product analyses, drought planning and forecasting, hazard mitigation, and healthy buildings and communities. Professor Steinemann works closely with industries, agencies, and the public to develop and apply research to practical problems. She brings an interdisciplinary approach to engineering sustainability, integrating her expertise in engineering with city and regional planning, climate and environmental science, economics, population health, law, and public policy.
Anne is also a convenor of the MSSI Future Cities research cluster.