Jana Milford

Jana Milford

University of Colorado Boulder

Contact Information



Jana Milford is a Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and the Environmental Engineering Program at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Her research interests focus on assessing the air quality impacts of energy and transportation systems using atmospheric chemistry and transport modeling, exposure assessment and receptor modeling, and on the role of scientific information in air quality management. She is the author or co-author of more than 80 peer-reviewed monographs or articles and a co-author of two textbooks: Integrated Environmental Modeling (Wiley, 2004) and Principles of Sustainable Energy Systems, Third Ed. (CRC, 2019). She currently serves on the Colorado Air Quality Control Commission and the Research Review Committee for the Health Effects Institute. She has previously served on the Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine; National Academies Committees on Science for EPA’s Future and Air Quality Management in the United States; and the Science Advisory Board of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. She holds a B.S. in Engineering Science from Iowa State University, a M.S. in Civil Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, a Ph.D. in Engineering and Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University, and a J.D. from the University of Colorado School of Law.