Inês M. Lima Azevedo is an Associate Professor in the Department of Engineering and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University. She is co-PI and the co-Director for the Climate and Energy Decision Making Center. She holds a Ph.D. in Engineering and Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University (2009). Her research interests lie at the intersection of environmental, technical and economic issues, such as how to address the challenge of climate change and to move towards a more sustainable energy system. She addresses complex problems in which traditional engineering plays an important role but cannot provide a complete answer. Besides, she has participated in several reports from the National Research Council from the US National Academy of Sciences.