Sara is a Program Scholar in the Litmus program. Her main interest is in how to bridge science and technology with decision making in public policy and sustainability.
She has been a researcher in structural engineering at Purdue University; in optimization and microeconomics at the Center for Mathematical Modeling at Universidad de Chile; in urban models at the Research Group in Spatial Economics from Universidad EAFIT, and in energy demand modeling at New York University’s Urban Observatory. She has also worked as a developer for Fundación Buena Nota, building a tool for assessing companies in the city of Medellín in creating green commuting strategies for their employees.
She holds a Master of Science in Urban Informatics from New York University’s Center for Urban Science and Process (CUSP) and a Bachelor of Science in Mathematical Engineering from Universidad EAFIT (Colombia).