Faculty Directory
Eric Masanet

Morris E. Fine Junior Professor in Materials and Manufacturing

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Associate Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Contact

2145 Sheridan Road
Tech L494
Evanston, IL 60208-3109

(847) 467-2806Email Eric Masanet

Departments

Mechanical Engineering

Chemical and Biological Engineering

Education

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of California-Berkeley

M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern University

B.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison


Research Interests

Energy technology systems; product life-cycle systems; multi-scale and techno-economic models of industrial energy and resource systems


Significant Recognition

  • One of 13 "Top Papers of 2011," Environmental Science & Technology (ES&T)
  • Contributing author, IPCC Special Report on Renewable Energy Sources and Climate Change Mitigation, 2012
  • Outstanding Performance Award, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2008
  • Best Student Paper Award, IEEE International Symposium on Electronics & the Environment, 2003
  • Best Student Paper Award, IEEE International Symposium on Electronics & the Environment, 2002
  • University of California Toxic Substances Research & Training Graduate Fellowship, 2000-2002
  • UC Berkeley Teaching Effectiveness Award for Graduate Student Instructors, 2001
  • Pi Tau Sigma Mechanical Engineering Honor Society, 1994

Selected Publications

  • Masanet, Eric; Horvath, Arpad; Petek Gursel, A.; Stadel, Alex, “Life-cycle inventory analysis of concrete production: A critical review”, Cement and Concrete Composites, (2014)
  • Masanet, Eric; Shehabi, Arman; Walker, Ben, “The energy and greenhouse-gas implications of internet video streaming in the United States”, Environmental Research Letters, (2014)
  • Masanet, Eric; Worrell, Ernst; Therkelsen, Peter, “Energy efficiency opportunities in the U.S. commercial baking industry”, Journal of Food Engineering, (2014)
  • Masanet, Eric; Walker, Michael E., “Energy-water efficiency and U.S. industrial steam”, AIChE Journal, (2013)
  • DeForest, Nicholas; Shehabi, Arman; Garcia, Guillermo; Greenblatt, Jeffery; Masanet, Eric, “Regional performance targets for transparent near-infrared switching electrochromic window glazings”, Building and Environment, (2013)
  • Masanet, Eric; Hasanbeigi, Ali; Morrow, William; Sathaye, Jayant; Xu, Tengfang, “A bottom-up model to estimate the energy efficiency improvement and CO 2 emission reduction potentials in the Chinese iron and steel industry”, Energy, (2013)
  • Masanet, Eric; Hasanbeigi, Ali; Morrow, William; Sathaye, Jayant; Xu, Tengfang, “Energy efficiency improvement and CO 2 emission reduction opportunities in the cement industry in China”, Energy Policy, (2013)
  • Shehabi, Arman; Masanet, Eric; Koomey, Jonathan, “Characteristics of low-carbon data centres”, Nature Climate Change, (2013)