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Doctoral Student, Stanford

Devan Addison-Turner

Devan Addison-Turner (he/him) is an African American, first-generation college student at Stanford University. Devan is a doctoral student in the Sustainable Design and Construction (SDC)-Sustainable Urban Systems program in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering (CEE). He is a recipient of the National GEM Consortium Fellowship and National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Devan is a Graduate Research Assistant for both the Natural Capital Project and Urban Informatics Lab at Stanford. He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from Prairie View A&M University. He has a diverse background in leadership, community service, and mentoring students in STEM. Devan is working to reduce inequities in health, education, and society through research. He is dedicated to saving lives, preserving Earth’s resources, natural habitats, and mitigating environmental impacts on our ecosystem. Devan is creating data-driven models to help inform and guide policy that will sustain community health and well-being for future generations.