Coupling the P-Graph Framework with Life Cycle Assessment: Synthesis of Biofuels and Biochemicals Co-Production

Andrew Beck

University of Pittsburgh

M.S. student at the University of Pittsburgh in the Dept. of Civil & Environmental EngineeringWorking under the guidance and support of Dr. Vikas KhannaWriting a thesis and graduating this fall


While prospective life-cycle assessment (LCA) represents an important step towards understanding the environmental impacts of emerging technologies, its evaluation of processes is inherently retrospective – pre-determined by... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Andrew Beck (University of Pittsburgh)
  2. Vikas Khanna (University of Pittsburgh)

Topic Areas

• Life cycle sustainability assessment , • Sustainable energy systems , • Advances in methods (e.g., life cycle assessment, social impact assessment, resilience a


ThS-17 » Sustainable energy systems 4 - Bioenergy (11:30 - Thursday, 29th June, Room H)

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