Yuan Yao

Yale University
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Dr. Yuan Yao is an Assistant Professor of Industrial Ecology and Sustainable Systems at the Yale School of the Environment, Yale University. Dr. Yao uses interdisciplinary approaches in industrial ecology, sustainable engineering, operations research, and big data analytics to develop systematic and scientific rigorous methodologies to support engineering and policy decisions towards sustainable development of industries. Dr. Yao receives the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early CAREER Award in 2019, the most prestigious award from the NSF to junior faculty in the United States.

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Member ID 0679
First Name Yuan
Last Name Yao
Member Since Apr 08, 2015

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Dr. Yuan Yao received her Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering from Northwestern University in the U.S. and a B.S. degree in Metallurgical Engineering from Northeastern University in China. She also has a Management for Scientists and Engineers from Kellogg Business School. Dr. Yao uses interdisciplinary approaches in industrial ecology, sustainable engineering, and data analytics to support engineering and policy decisions towards sustainable development of industries. Her research focuses on developing quantitative analysis tools for accelerating Research, Development, and Deployment of renewable energy technologies, manufacturing processes, and sustainable bioeconomy. For more information about Dr. Yao's research group: https://yao.research.yale.edu/

Research Interests

Life Cycle Assessment; Systems Modeling; Sustainable Engineering; Biofuel and Bio-Based Materials; Data Analytics and Machine Learning; Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment

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Organization Yale University
Email Only visible to members
City New Haven, CT
Country United States

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Apr 24, 2018 Assistant Professor Position in Industrial/Product Design
Nov 06, 2018 Positions for Post-Doc and M.S. or Ph.D. (full fellowship) available at North Carolina State University
Mar 08, 2019 PhD Positions in LCA and big data for sustainable bioeconomy @ North Carolina State University
Jul 12, 2019 Assistant/ Associate / Full Professor of the Practice Industrial & Product Design at North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA
Sep 04, 2020 Ph.D. Fellowship at Yale University - Yale University
Jul 02, 2020 Our highlight this week: Yuan Yao
Sep 18, 2020 Call for Papers on the Special Issue of Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews -- Advanced life-cycle modeling of energy and agroecosystems
Nov 30, 2017 Methanol Economy in China: Short-term and Long-term Perspectives
May 08, 2018 Recent study on carbon capture potential and cost of carbon capture technology application in the U.S. refining industry

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