Ongoing Projects

Our current research topics span the areas of: opportunities and benefits of emerging technologies such as engineered nanomaterials and renewable energy; evaluation of environmental, economic and social performance of polymer recycling; researching green chemistry approaches for advanced materials; scientific approaches to end-of-life modeling and recycling; integration of human health risk assessment with life-cycle assessment; developing integrative frameworks focusing on material function, resource productivity and sourcing; sustainable management of urban water systems; building enhanced life-cycle assessment and water footprint methods; building energy footprints; and resource criticality involving geopolitical supply risk.

Consideration of Space Debris into the Life Cycle Assessment Framework

Improvement of the NEST tool

Sustainability Performance Indicators and Multi-Criteria Evaluation of the  Carbon fibers reinforced polymers recycling sector from the aviation industry

Evaluation of the life-cycle impacts of organic photovoltaic solar cells