Daniel Cooper
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, United States
Member ID 2051
Member since Oct 13, 2019
Status Active


Dan received his bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in mechanical engineering from the University of Cambridge before completing a three year post-doc at MIT sponsored by Ford Motor Company. His research, which focuses on making impactful contributions to the areas of manufacturing and sustainability, considers multiple scales: identifying significant opportunities to cut emissions and/or costs by conducting large scale analyses on processes, factories and material supply chains, and pursuing a rigorous technical analysis in order to capitalize on the opportunities.



Research Interests

Material flow analysis
Material efficiency in manufacturing
Recycling flows and compositional barriers to recycling
Uncertainty quantification in environmental analysis
Prospective environmental analyses of emerging technology
Economy wide rebound effects