Karen Olsen Levy
BS, MS Civil Engineering, MS Engineering Public Policy, CMC
Ms. Levy has been a Senior Associate with Boston Environmental & Engineering Associates since 2005. Her extensive career in air quality and building science includes stints as a consulting engineer (Energy and Environmental Analysis, Arlington, Virginia), in research (Center for Engineering and Environmental Studies, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Princeton University) and in government (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Air Programs). Her professional memberships have included the American Society of Civil Engineers and the Society of Women Engineers.
Ms. Levy graduated Swarthmore College with a bachelors degree in engineering and Carnegie Mellon University with a masters degree in civil engineering and a masters degree in engineering and public policy. Ms. Levy has also completed state of the art technical programs sponsored by leading industry technical companies including programs on radon, mold, allergens, sampling and report interpretation and programs on indoor air quality and testing.
Ms. Levy played a key role in the implementation of the 1990 Clean Air Act. She has published technical papers on indoor air quality, building energy consumption and on radon. In 1994, Ms. Levy testified to Canadian Parliament on the American approach to regulation of air toxics as a representative of the American government.