Shahzeen Attari works on environmental decision making at the individual level. Her research focuses on biases that shape people's judgments and decisions about resource use and systems, especially use of energy and water.
Attari earned a BS in Engineering Physics from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and a PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering & Engineering and Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University. She was a postdoctoral fellow at the Earth Institute and the Center for Research on Environmental Decisions at Columbia University. She is an Assistant Professor at the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University Bloomington.
In the 2017-2018 academic year, she will be on leave as a Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) at Stanford University. She also goes by Shaz.