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Annette Huber-Lee
Visiting Scholar, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering


1999 Ph.D., Engineering Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
1987 M.S., Civil Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
1985 B.S., Agricultural Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Honors and Awards

  • 2010 Quentin Martin Best Practice Paper Award for the paper "Climate Driven Water Resources Model of the Sacramento Basin, California" September/October 2009 awarded by ASCE Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management to David Yates, David Purkey, Annette Huber-Lee, Hector Galbraith, Jordan West, Susan Herrod-Julius, Chuck Young, Brian Joyce, and Mohammad Rayej
  • 2007 Nominated for the Third CGIAR Senior Leadership Program held at IMD, Lausanne, Switzerland, July 2-6, 2007
  • 2002 Fellowship to the Salzburg Seminar on Water and Politics

Research Interests

Dr. Huber-Lee has more than 20 years of professional experience in international and domestic planning and management of environmental and water resources. She is interested in the integration of economic, engineering, and ecological approaches to solve environmental and social problems in a comprehensive and sustainable manner, as well as the development of innovative approaches to environmental policy and natural resource conflict management.


CEE 294 Integrated Water Resources Management
CEE 214 Water Resources Systems Engineering

Professional Positions

2011-present Visiting Scholar, Tufts University, Civil Engineering and WSSS, Medford, MA
2009-2011 Visiting Scholar and Lecturer, Tufts University, Civil Engineering and WSSS, Medford, MA
2006-2008 Science Leader and Theme Leader, Challenge Program on Water and Food and IFPRI, Washington DC
2001-2006 Water Program Director, Stockholm Environment Institute, Boston, MA

Service Memberships

  • Member of Tau Beta Pi National Engineering Honor Society
  • 2006-present Board Member, Stockholm Environment Institute, U.S.
  • 2004-2006 Project Advisory Committee member, American Water Works Association Research Foundation
  • 2004-2006 Trustee of the Board, Natural Heritage Institute
  • 2002-2006 Steering Committee Member, Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research Challenge Program on Water and Food