José Guillermo (Memo) Cedeño Laurent

Dr. José Guillermo (Memo) Cedeño Laurent is an Assistant Professor at the Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute at Rutgers University. As Director of the Climate Adaptive and Restorative Environments (CARE) Lab, Dr. Cedeño’s scientific and professional goal is to contribute to the creation of data-driven solutions in the built environment that helps us address climate change and social environmental injustice. Dr. Cedeño Laurent received his ScD in Environmental Health from the Harvard School of Public Health. Prior to that, he received a master’s degree in energy engineering by Aachen University in Germany, and a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering by Monterrey Tech in Mexico. Before joining Rutgers, Dr. Cedeño worked in the field of healthy buildings, focusing primarily on climate change and health in the built environment as associate director of the Healthy Buildings Program at Harvard.