Erin Mayfield


020 Andlinger Center


Postdoctoral Research Associate

Research Interests

Erin is an environmental engineer and public policy researcher, with expertise in complex systems analysis, optimization, and environmental economics. In 2019, she completed her Ph.D. in Engineering and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University, researching the air quality, climate, and labor market impacts and equity implications of energy-system transitions. She previously worked as an environmental consultant on natural resource damages litigation and ecosystem service modeling, and has held positions at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Congress, and Environmental Law Institute. She received her bachelor’s degree in environmental science from Rutgers University and master’s degree in environmental engineering from Johns Hopkins University.