A Technology-based Analysis of the Industrial Water-Energy-Emission Nexus

Chunyan Wang

Tsinghua University

Currently, I am a Ph.D student at Tsinghua University, China. My reaserach interest is the water-energy-emission nexus (WEEN) from the perspective of industrial processes and technologies. Also, the social impact brought by the WEEN would be considered in my research. I will focus on the regional limitations, e.g. local resources endowment, later on.


Rapid industrial development has led to intensive water and energy consumption, as well as massive pollution in China. Many water-saving, energy-saving, and pollution control policies have been formulated across the nation. A... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Chunyan Wang (Tsinghua University)
  2. Edgar G Hertwich (Yale University,)
  3. Yi Liu (Tsinghua University)

Topic Areas

• Food, energy, water, and nutrient material flows and footprints , • Management and technology for sustainable and resilient energy, water, food, materials, , • Decision support methods and tools


TS-20 » Energy-water nexus (15:30 - Tuesday, 27th June, Room E)

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