System dynamics analysis of strategies to reduce energy use in aluminum-intensive sectors

Rebecca Hanes

National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Rebecca Hanes is currently a Modeling and Analysis Engineer in the Strategic Energy Analysis Center at NREL.  Previously she completed her PhD in chemical engineering at The Ohio State University.


Aluminum is one of the most widely used materials in industry, with applications in buildings, vehicles, aircraft, and consumer products. Its ubiquity is also on the rise: aluminum is beginning to supplant steel in... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Rebecca Hanes (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)
  2. Scott Nicholson (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)
  3. Alberta Carpenter (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)

Topic Areas

• Socio-economic metabolism and material flow analysis , • Circular economy , • Sustainable consumption and production


TS-14 » Climate change and carbon management (13:45 - Tuesday, 27th June, Room E)

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