Nimmi Damodaran

short-lived climate pollutants from waste management

Nimmi Damodaran has over 25 years of experience in quantitative and qualitative analysis focusing primarily on environmental policy issues. Her current research interests are the mitigation of short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs) such as black carbon, methane, and hydrofluorocarbons from various sectors, including municipal solid waste (MSW), brick kiln, transportation, and residential. Her methodological expertise covers economic, statistical, and decision analyses. Before joining Stratus Consulting, Dr. Damodaran was a project manager at Princeton Energy Resources International, a senior energy and environmental analyst at DynCorp I&ET, and a lecturer at Cornell University where she taught economics and statistics. She has presented talks at international conferences and meetings on solid waste, global methane emissions, SLCPs, and risk analysis.