Industrial Ecology and Green Chemistry Specialization

Students gain an understanding of systems analysis applied to environmental problems in production-consumption systems, acquire methods to quantify the use of energy, materials, water, and land for industrial production, and the comparative evaluation of different pollution types. They learn about how organizations use these approaches in environmental management.

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    The Specialization will prepare students for employment in corporate sustainability and environment, health and safety positions, in environmental consultancies and think-tanks, nongovernmental organizations, and governmental and multi-lateral agencies.

    Program Courses

    Core

    Two required courses.
    Course Fall 2022 Spring 2023 Fall 2023 Spring 2024
    ENV 771
    Fundamentals of Green Engineering and Green Chemistry
      Anastas
      Anastas
    ENV 884
    Industrial Ecology
    Miller
    M,W 1:00-2:20
      Faculty
    Tentative
     

    Electives

    Choose four elective courses.
    Course Fall 2022 Spring 2023 Fall 2023 Spring 2024
    ENV 563
    Yale Forest Forum Series: What Makes a High-Quality Forest Carbon Credit?
    Bradford
    Th 11:30-12:50
             
    ENV 603
    Environmental Data Visualization & Communication
      Queenborough
      Queenborough
    ENV 706
    Organic Pollutants in the Environment
      Anisfeld
           
    ENV 708
    Aquatic Chemistry
      Benoit
           
    ENV 753
    Regression Modeling of Ecological and Environmental Data
    Gregoire
    M,W 10:30-11:50
      Gregoire  
    ENV 758
    Multivariate Data Analysis in the Environmental Sciences
      Reuning-Scherer
      Reuning-Scherer
    ENV 800
    Energy Economics and Policy Analysis
      Gillingham
      Faculty
    ENV 807
    Corporate Sustainability Strategy and Management
    Chertow
    Tu,Th 10:30-11:50
      Esty  
    ENV 811
    Metrics, Tools and Indicators in Corporate Responsibility
      Tentative
      Tentative
    ENV 814
    Energy Systems Analysis
    Rao
    M,W 9:00-10:20
      Rao  
    ENV 824
    Environmental Law and Policy
      Klee
    Klee  
    ENV 834
    Environmental Economics and Policy
      Conte
      Faculty
    ENV 838
    Life Cycle Assessment
      Yao
      Yao
    ENV 893
    Principles of Risk Assessment
      Vasiliou
      Tentative
    ENV 894
    Green Building: Issues and Perspectives
    Kops
    Th 9:00-11:50
      Kops
    Tentative
     
    ENV 896
    Public Health Toxicology
      Vasiliou
      Tentative
    MGT 872
    Managing Sustainable Operations
           
    MGT 873
    Supply Chain Management
           
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    Yuan Yao

    Yuan Yao

    Assistant Professor of Industrial Ecology and Sustainable Systems


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