Md Rumi Shammin

  • Professor of Environmental Studies

Areas of Study


  • BS, civil engineering, Bangladesh Institute of Technology
  • MS, natural resources, Cornell University
  • PhD, natural resources and environmental sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  • Energy and carbon accounting
  • Household energy consumption and efficiency
  • Energy input-output analysis
  • Climate change policy
  • Energy and behavior
  • Ecological economics
  • Sustainability in higher education
  • Urban and regional sustainability
  • Environmental issues in developing countries

Spring 2023

Energy and Society — ENVS 322
Migration, Refugees & Resilience — ENVS 360

Fall 2023

Migration, Refugees & Resilience — ENVS 360
Sustainable Cities — ENVS 390


Md Rumi Shammin collaborates on book about climate change in South Asia

December 8, 2020

Md Rumi Shammin is currently collaborating with Professor Enamul Haque of East West University (Bangladesh), Professor Pranab Mukhopadhyay of Goa University (India), and Mani Nepal of the South Asian Network of Development and Environmental Economics (Nepal) as coeditors of a volume called Climate Change and Community Resilience: Insights from South Asia.

The book will be published by Springer Nature in 2021 and includes several chapters coauthored by Prof. Shammin that represent a decade of fieldwork and research in climate-vulnerable communities of Bangladesh.

Janet Fiskio and Md Rumi Shammin publish article

October 10, 2016

Janet Fiskio, Md Rumi Shammin, and Vel Scott coauthored the article ‘‘Cultivating Community: Black Agrarianism in Cleveland, Ohio,’’ which appeared in the summer 2016 issue of Gastronomica: The Journal of Critical Food Studies.


Mental Health Research Assistant: Ify Ezimora ’19

May 15, 2020

Ezimora is applying the professional experience she gained as a double major in psychology and environmental studies as well as her roles as a student treasurer and cochair of the Student Finance Committee.