The world's metropolitan regions house over 50 percent of the world population, consume about 75 percent of worldwide energy, and emit about 80 percent of greenhouse gasses. By 2050, they will house about 70 percent of all people. Princeton engineers bring together expertise in the environment, infrastructure, climate, data science, sensors, privacy, security, public policy, and many other fields to make cities, towns and suburbs resilient and enjoyable places for people to flourish sustainably.
Ramaswami, researcher of urban sustainability, appointed inaugural director of Chadha Center for Global India
Civil and Environmental Engineering, Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI), Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS)