Carlos Martín

University Fellow

Carlos Martín is a university fellow at RFF, Project Director of the Remodeling Futures Program at the Joint Center for Housing Studies, and a Lecturer at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. He has over 25 years of experience researching housing technology and the physical quality of existing homes. Dr. Martín's research on housing adaptation to climate change, housing decarbonization, disaster mitigation and recovery, substandard housing, housing and environmental justice, and construction innovation and workforce. Carlos came to the Joint Center from the Urban Institute, where he was a senior fellow. Previously, he was an assistant staff vice president for construction codes and standards at the National Association of Home Builders, SRP professor for energy and the environment at Arizona State University, and coordinator for the US Department of Housing and Urban Development's Partnership for Advancing Technology in Housing. Carlos is a fellow at the Brookings Institution and serves on several National Academy of Science committees and civil-sector and federal advisory boards including HUD, EPA, FEMA, the McKnight Foundation, National Housing Trust, Climate Resolve, and Resilient Cities Catalyst. Carlos received his BSAD in architecture from MIT and his MEng and PhD degrees in civil and environmental engineering from Stanford University.