Julie Zimmerman

Associate Professor of Chemical & Environmental Engineering & Forestry & Environmental Studies
Room / Office: Mason 301
Office Address:
9 Hillhouse Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 208286
New Haven, CT 06520
Phone: (203) 432-9703
Email: julie.zimmerman@yale.edu
  • Ph.D., University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
  • B.S., University of Virginia


Application of the green chemistry and green engineering principles to innovative design of products, processes, and systems; assessing benign alternative chemicals and materials; policy design and analysis for sustainability, particularly related to water use and corporate environmental behavior; developing water treatment technologies for developing communities.

Selected Awards & Honors:

  • Finalist, Connecticut Women of Innovation, Research Category, 2013
  • Karman Fellow, RWTH-Aachen University, Aachen, Germany, 2013
  • Walter L. Huber Civil Engineering Research Prize, American Society of Civil Engineering, 2012 
  • National Academy of Engineering, Frontiers in Engineering Education, 2009
  • American Association of Engineering Education, Environmental Engineering Division, Best Paper Award, 2009 
  • EPA Bronze Medal for Commendable Service, 2007 
  • EPA Gold Medal for Commendable Service, 2006 
  • National Academy of Engineering, Frontiers in Engineering, 2005 
  • EPA Bronze Medal for Commendable Service, 2005 
  • University of Michigan Distinguished Dissertation Award, 2004 
  • United States Environmental Protection Agency STAR Fellow, 1999 – 2002

Selected Publications: