Professor Anne Steinemann

  • Room: Level: 03 Room: C315
  • Building: Engineering Block C
  • Campus: Parkville

Research interests

  • Buildings and Health
  • Consumer Product Emissions
  • Drought Indicators
  • Hazard Reduction
  • Indoor Air Quality
  • Tropics and Sustainability

Personal webpage

https://au.linkedin.com/in/anne-steinemann-467b6572

Biography

Anne Steinemann is Professor of Civil Engineering, and Chair of Sustainable Cities, at the University of Melbourne, Australia; and Adjunct Professor of Science and Engineering at James Cook University. She is internationally recognised for her research in areas of engineering and sustainability, such as healthy built environments, consumer product emissions, and drought management. Professor Steinemann serves as adviser to governments and industries around the world, and has directed more than $24 million in competitive research funding. Her work has resulted in new federal and state legislation, agency policies, and industry practices. Professor Steinemann received the US National Science Foundation CAREER Award, and the highest teaching awards at the college, university, and national levels. An interdisciplinary scholar, she has published articles in leading journals in engineering, sciences, policy, and public health, as well as two textbooks: Microeconomics for Public Decisions, and Exposure Analysis. In addition to academic recognition, Professor Steinemann's research and journal articles have received significant international media coverage, spanning more than 1,000 major newspapers, magazines, and broadcast stations across six continents. Professor Steinemann's previous positions include Program Manager at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego; Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Professor of Public Affairs, and Director of the Water Center, at the University of Washington; and Associate Professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology. She was also Visiting Professor at Stanford University, Florida Institute of Technology, and Linköping University in Sweden. Dr. Steinemann received her Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Stanford University. personal website: www.drsteinemann.com

Recent publications

  1. Steinemann, A. Chemical sensitivity, asthma, and effects from fragranced consumer products: national population study in Sweden. Air Quality, Atmosphere & Health. SPRINGER. 2019, Vol. 12, Issue 2, pp. 129-136. DOI: 10.1007/s11869-018-0640-y
  2. Steinemann, A. Chemical sensitivity, asthma, and effects from fragranced consumer products: National Population Study in the United Kingdom. Air Quality, Atmosphere & Health. Springer Nature. 2019, Vol. 12, Issue 4, pp. 371-377. DOI: 10.1007/s11869-018-00655-8
  3. Goodman, NB.; Wheeler, AJ.; Paevere, PJ.; Agosti, G.; Nematollahi, N.; Steinemann, A. Emissions from dryer vents during use of fragranced and fragrance-free laundry products. Air Quality, Atmosphere & Health. SPRINGER. 2019, Vol. 12, Issue 3, pp. 289-295. DOI: 10.1007/s11869-018-0643-8
  4. Steinemann, A. Fragranced consumer products: effects on autistic adults in the United States, Australia, and United Kingdom (vol 11, pg 1137, 2018). Air Quality, Atmosphere & Health. SPRINGER. 2019, Vol. 12, Issue 1, pp. 127-127. DOI: 10.1007/s11869-018-0648-3
  5. Steinemann, A. International prevalence of chemical sensitivity, co-prevalences with asthma and autism, and effects from fragranced consumer products. Air Quality, Atmosphere & Health. Springer Nature. 2019. DOI: 10.1007/s11869-019-00672-1
  6. Steinemann, A. Exposures and effects from fragranced consumer products in Sweden. Air Quality, Atmosphere & Health. SPRINGER INTERNATIONAL PUBLISHING AG. 2018, Vol. 11, Issue 5, pp. 485-491. DOI: 10.1007/s11869-018-0565-5
  7. Steinemann, A.; Wheeler, AJ.; Larcombe, A. Fragranced consumer products: effects on asthmatic Australians. Air Quality, Atmosphere & Health. SPRINGER INTERNATIONAL PUBLISHING AG. 2018, Vol. 11, Issue 4, pp. 365-371. DOI: 10.1007/s11869-018-0560-x
  8. Steinemann, A. Fragranced consumer products: effects on asthmatics. Air Quality, Atmosphere & Health. SPRINGER INTERNATIONAL PUBLISHING AG. 2018, Vol. 11, Issue 1, pp. 3-9. DOI: 10.1007/s11869-017-0536-2
  9. Steinemann, A. Fragranced consumer products: effects on autistic adults in the United States, Australia, and United Kingdom. Air Quality, Atmosphere & Health. SPRINGER. 2018, Vol. 11, Issue 10, pp. 1137-1142. DOI: 10.1007/s11869-018-0625-x
  10. Steinemann, A. Fragranced consumer products: sources of emissions, exposures, and health effects in the UK. Air Quality, Atmosphere & Health. SPRINGER INTERNATIONAL PUBLISHING AG. 2018, Vol. 11, Issue 3, pp. 253-258. DOI: 10.1007/s11869-018-0550-z
  11. Goodman, NB.; Wheeler, AJ.; Paevere, PJ.; Selleck, PW.; Cheng, M.; Steinemann, A. Indoor volatile organic compounds at an Australian university. Building and Environment. PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD. 2018, Vol. 135, pp. 344-351. DOI: 10.1016/j.buildenv.2018.02.035
  12. Steinemann, A. National Prevalence and Effects of Multiple Chemical Sensitivities. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS. 2018, Vol. 60, Issue 3, pp. E152-E156. DOI: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000001272
  13. Steinemann, A. Prevalence and effects of multiple chemical sensitivities in Australia. Preventive Medicine Reports. Elsevier BV. 2018, Vol. 10, pp. 191-194. DOI: 10.1016/j.pmedr.2018.03.007
  14. Nematollahi, N.; Kolev, SD.; Steinemann, A. Volatile chemical emissions from essential oils. Air Quality, Atmosphere & Health. SPRINGER. 2018, Vol. 11, Issue 8, pp. 949-954. DOI: 10.1007/s11869-018-0606-0
  15. Nematollahi, N.; Doronila, A.; Mornane, PJ.; Duan, A.; Kolev, SD.; Steinemann, A. Volatile chemical emissions from fragranced baby products. Air Quality, Atmosphere & Health. SPRINGER INTERNATIONAL PUBLISHING AG. 2018, Vol. 11, Issue 7, pp. 785-790. DOI: 10.1007/s11869-018-0593-1
  16. Steinemann, A. Health and societal effects from exposure to fragranced consumer products. Preventive Medicine Reports. Elsevier BV. 2017, Vol. 5, pp. 45-47. DOI: 10.1016/j.pmedr.2016.11.011
  17. Lunny, S.; Nelson, R.; Steinemann, A. SOMETHING IN THE AIR BUT NOT ON THE LABEL: A CALL FOR INCREASED REGULATORY INGREDIENT DISCLOSURE FOR FRAGRANCED CONSUMER PRODUCTS. University of New South Wales Law Journal. UNIV NEW SOUTH WALES, FAC LAW. 2017, Vol. 40, Issue 4, pp. 1366-1391.
  18. Steinemann, A. Ten questions concerning air fresheners and indoor built environments. Building and Environment. PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD. 2017, Vol. 111, pp. 279-284. DOI: 10.1016/j.buildenv.2016.11.009
  19. Steinemann, A.; Wargocki, P.; Rismanchi, B. Ten questions concerning green buildings and indoor air quality. Building and Environment. PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD. 2017, Vol. 112, pp. 351-358. DOI: 10.1016/j.buildenv.2016.11.010
  20. Goodman, NB.; Steinemann, A.; Wheeler, AJ.; Paevere, PJ.; Cheng, M.; Brown, SK. Volatile organic compounds within indoor environments in Australia. Building and Environment. PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD. 2017, Vol. 122, pp. 116-125. DOI: 10.1016/j.buildenv.2017.05.033

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