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Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Associate Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Northwestern University
2145 Sheridan Road, Room L494
Evanston, IL, 60208, USA

TEL: (847) 467-2806

Eric Masanet

Eric Masanet is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Mechanical Engineering and Chemical and Biological Engineering.  After receiving his M.S. in mechanical engineering from Northwestern, he spent several years as a practicing design and manufacturing engineer. During that time, he became interested in the intersections between manufacturing, sustainability, and public policy.  He returned to graduate school to pursue research in these areas at UC Berkeley, where he received a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering in 2004.

He subsequently spent eight years at the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), where he most recently held the positions of Staff Scientist and Deputy Leader of the International Energy Studies Group.  While at LBNL, he also held a joint research appointment at UC Berkeley, where he served as Program Manager of the Engineering and Business for Sustainability Graduate Certificate program.

He currently serves as Editor-in-Chief of Resources, Conservation and Recycling, the leading peer-reviewed journal on materials and resource systems efficiency.  He previously served as program co-chair of the International Society for Industrial Ecology Conference (2011) and the IEEE International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technologies (2008-2010).

He teaches teaches undergraduate and graduate level courses at Northwestern on sustainability challenges and solutions, quantitative methods for life-cycle analysis, and energy and resource efficient manufacturing systems.

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Energy and Resource Systems Analysis Lab (ERSAL)
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2145 Sheridan Road, E127
Evanston, IL 60208-3100

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