Associate Professor of Sustainability
Rochester Institute of Technology
Callie Babbitt is an associate professor in the Golisano Institute for Sustainability at Rochester Institute of Technology, where she conducts research to proactively quantify and minimize environmental impacts of emerging technologies. Callie’s research group uses methods from circular economy, eco-design and life cycle assessment to study sustainability challenges and create solutions for consumer electronics, plastics waste, lithium-ion batteries, electric vehicles, nanomaterials and food waste management. Callie has a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from Georgia Tech and a master's degree and Ph.D. in environmental engineering from University of Florida. Callie is a Fulbright U.S. Scholar and a recipient of the National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career (CAREER) Award and the AT&T Technology and Environment Award.