About Casey Canfield


  • Carnegie Mellon University, Doctor of Philosophy, 2016

Casey Canfield

Prof, ast
Engineering Mgt & Sys Engr
223 Engineering Management

573-341-6153 | canfieldci@mst.edu


  • Carnegie Mellon University, Doctor of Philosophy, 2016


Casey Canfield is an Assistant Professor in Engineering Management & Systems Engineering at Missouri S&T. She focuses on quantifying the human part of complex systems to improve decision-making at individual and organizational levels in the context of energy, rural broadband, governance, and healthcare. Her research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, The Solar Foundation, Missouri Department of Transportation, and U.S. Department of Education. She also serves on the advisory board of the Missouri Science & Technology (MOST) Policy Fellowship and the Missouri Energy Initiative.

She teaches Human Factors (EMGT 4330/PSYCH 4710), Energy & Sustainability Management Engineering (EMGT 5513), and Advanced Engineering Management Science (EMGT 6413).

She has a PhD in Engineering & Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University, where she published research on behavioral interventions in the context of energy and cybersecurity. After completing her PhD, she was a Science and Technology Policy Fellow in the U.S. Department of Energy's Solar Energy Technologies Office. She was primarily involved in designing and managing programs that aim to increase innovation in the energy sector.


Expertise areas

socio-technical systems, human systems integration, infrastructure transitions, decision support, participatory research, energy systems, rural broadband, artificial intelligence