Yuan YaoYale University
|New Haven, CT, United States|
|Member since||Apr 08, 2015|
AboutYuan Yao is an Assistant Professor of Industrial Ecology and Sustainable Systems at the Yale School of the Environment, Yale University. Yuan 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 sustainability. She develops new methods and integrated modeling frameworks to assess, advance, and optimize industrial systems for improved environmental and societal outcomes. Current research projects focus on the bioeconomy and sustainable production.
DetailsYuan 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. Yuan receives the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early CAREER Award in 2019. She has been named to the American Institute of Chemical Engineers "35 Under 35" list for emerging leaders in chemical engineering. She also receives the Laudise Medal from the International Society for Industrial Ecology. Her research have been published in journals such as Science, Nature Sustainability, Environmental Science and Technology and many others. Yuan serves on journals including the Journal of Industrial Ecology as a guest editor and Resources, Conservation & Recycling as an Associate Editor.
For more information about Dr. Yao's research group: https://yao.research.yale.edu/