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Matthew J. Eckelman

Associate Professor and Associate Chair For Research, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Affiliated Faculty, Chemical Engineering
617.373.4256
425 Snell Engineering Center
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Education

  • Ph.D., Environmental Engineering, Yale University, 2009
  • M.S., M.Phil., Environmental Engineering, Yale University, 2006
  • B.A., Physics and Mathematics, Amherst College, 2000

Research & Scholarship Interests

Environmental engineering and sustainability; life cycle assessment; energy efficiency and emissions modeling; environmental assessment of bio and nanomaterials; material and energy use in urban buildings and infrastructure
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Department Research Areas

College Research Initiatives

Honors & Awards

  • 2015 NSF CAREER Award
  • 2013 ISIE's Laudise Young Researcher Prize
  • 2012 Anesthesia & Analgesia paper selected for Continuing Medical Education program
  • 2008-2010 Science to Achieve Results (STAR) Fellow, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • 2009 Project Award, Air & Waste Management Association
  • 2007 ES&T paper featured in ACS Chemical & Engineering News
  • 2007 NSF EAPSI Fellow, Japan
  • 2007 World Fellow, Coca-Cola Foundation
  • 2007 ES&T paper featured in Science magazine literature highlights

Professional Affiliations

  • American Center for Life Cycle Assessment
  • American Society for Engineering Education
  • Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors
  • International Society for Industrial Ecology

Selected Publications

  • R. Phillips, L. Troup, D.J. Fannon, M.J. Eckelman, Do Resilient and Sustainable Design Strategies Conflict in Commercial Buildings?, Building and Environment, 146, 2017, 295-311
  • M.J. Eckelman, J.S. Sherman, Environmental Impacts of the US Healthcare System and Effects on Public Health, PLoS ONE, 11(6), 2016, e0157014
  • Q. Tu, M.J. Eckelman, J.B. Zimmermanm, Meta-analysis and Harmonization of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) Studies for Algae Biofuels, Environmental Science & Technology 51(17), 2017, 9419-9432
  • L. Pourzahedi, M. Vance, M.J. Eckelman, Life Cycle Assessment and Release Studies for 15 Nanosilver-Enabled Consumer Products: Investigating Hotspots and Patterns of Contribution, Environmental Science & Technology 51(12), 2017, 7148-7158
  • M. Saha, M.J. Eckelman, A Geospatial Assessment of Ground Level and Rooftop Urban Agriculture Potential in Boston, USA, Landscape and Urban Planning 165, 2017, 130-141
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Related News

September 6, 2018

Professors Ozlem Ergun (MIE), Haris Koutsopoulos (CEE), and Jennie Stephens (CSSH/Affiliated CEE) were awarded a $99K NSF grant for a "Planning Grant: Engineering Research Center for Sharing economy - Humans, Automation, Resilience and Engineering: SHARE".

November 21, 2017

CEE Assistant Professor Matt Eckelman and his former Ph.D. student Mithun Saha have won the Clemens Herschel Award from the Boston Society of Civil Engineers Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers, for their paper entitled “Urban Scale Mapping of Concrete Degradation from Projected Climate Change.”

November 7, 2017

Sarah Sanchez believes technology can be used to improve life by minimizing risks and undesirable impacts and by enrolling in the MS in Engineering and Public Policy program, she is exploring the interface between technology and society.

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