Ankita Mandelia

Policy Analyst for the Towards Sustainable Water Information Program

Ankita Mandelia started working at the Northeast-Midwest Institute in 2016 as a Policy Analyst for the Towards Sustainable Water Information Program. Her responsibility is to provide research and policy education support for the program. Her focus is on the Mississippi River Basin, and availability of water quality data for the entire Northeast-Midwest region.

Prior to joining the Northeast-Midwest Institute, Ankita was the first Michigan Sea Grant Fellow at the International Joint Commission – Great Lakes Regional Office. Before her fellowship, Ankita worked at Environmental Consulting & Technology, Inc. in Ann Arbor, MI as an environmental engineer, and at the City of Southfield, MI as a municipal engineering intern. Much of her prior work, as well as her master’s degree, concentrated on the Great Lakes Areas of Concern.

Ankita holds a Master of Science in Environmental Engineering from Michigan Technological University and a Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Civil Engineering) from the University of Michigan.