Dr. Michelle Adams has worked as an engineering consultant in the environmental sector since the mid 90s. She is a former naval officer and holds a PhD from Dalhousie’s Faculty of Engineering. In 2008, Michelle joined Dalhousie as an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Management; her personal research focuses on green technologies, eco-efficiency and renewable energy development. Her efforts have focused on supporting a transition to renewable energy in Nova Scotia and research supporting the introduction of sustainability strategies into the Atlantic Canadian manufacturing sector through the lens of innovation. Michelle also spent four years as the Director of Dalhousie’s Eco-Efficiency Centre – a research and education organization that helps business identify opportunities to optimize both environmental performance and operational efficiency.