Alumni 2010-2017

Links to thesis documents are included where available.

2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017

2010

Elisa Yun Han Alonso
Materials Science & Engineering, Ph.D.
Material scarcity from the perspective of manufacturing firms: case studies of cobalt and platinum
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Boma M. Brown-West
Technology & Policy Program, S.M.
A strategic analysis of the role of uncertainty in electronic waste recovery system economics: an investigation of the IT and appliance industries
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G. Collin Mechler
Materials Science & Engineering, M.Eng.
Manufacturing and Cost Analysis for Aluminum and Copper Die Cast Induction Motors for GM’s Powertrain and R&D Divisions
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Trisha M. Montalbo
Materials Science & Engineering, Ph.D.
Learning-derived cost evolution in materials selection
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2011

Louisa Chiao
Materials Science & Engineering, M.Eng.
The Evolution and Adoption of Optical Interconnect Cables
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Nathan R. Fleming
Technology & Policy Program, S.M.
Metal Price Volatility: A Study of Informative Metrics and the Volatility Mitigating Effects of Recycling
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Siamrut Patanavanich
Materials Science & Engineering, S.M.
Exploring the Viability of Probablistic Underspecification as a Viable Streamlining Method for LCA
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Hadi Zaklouta
Materials Science & Engineering, S.M.
Cost of Quality Tradeoffs in Manufacturing Process and Inspection Strategy Selection
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Melissa L. Zgola
Technology & Policy Program, S.M.
A Triage Approach to Streamline Environmental Footprinting: A Case Study for Liquid Crystal Displays
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2012

Tracey Brommer
Materials Science & Engineering, Ph.D.
Recycling Production Systems: The Value of Coordination and Flexibility in Aluminum Recycling Operations
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Ece Gulsen
Materials Science & Engineering, S.M.
Technology & Policy Program, S.M.
Operational and Policy Implications of Managing Uncertainty in Quality and Emissions of Multi-Feedstock Biodiesel Systems
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T. Reed Miller
Technology & Policy Program, S.M.
Quantitative Characterization of Transboundary Flows of Used Electronics : A Case Study of the United States
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Thomas Rand-Nash
Engineering Systems Division, Ph.D.
Modeling Learning When Alternative Technologies Are Learning & Resource Constrained: Cases In Semiconductor & Advanced Automotive Manufacturing
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2013

Claire Poulizac
Technology & Policy Program, S.M.
Modeling Mining Economics and Materials Markets to Inform Criticality Assessment and Mitigation
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Lynn Reis
An Exploration of Materials Taxonomies to Support Streamlined Life Cycle Assessment
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Nathalie Rivest
Evaluating the Interaction Between Material Substitution and Part Sharing in Product Design: A Case Study of Automotive Lightweighting
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2014

Nina Schuchman
Technology & Policy Program, S.M.
Environmental and Economic Tradeoffs in Building Materials Production in India
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Christoph Wuestemeyer
Materials Science & Engineering, S.M.
Evaluating the Interaction Between Material Substitution and Part Sharing in Product Design: A Case Study of Automotive Lightweighting
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2015

Jiyoun Chang
Materials Science & Engineering, Ph.D.
Designing Two-Stage Recycling Operations for Increased Use of Undervalued Raw Materials
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Rachel Perlman
Technology & Policy Program, S.M.
Identifying Sustainable Organic Waste Management Systems in Urban India: Case Study of Pune, India
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2016

Macauley Kenney
Technology & Policy Program, S.M.

John Stefancik
Technology & Policy Program, S.M.
Demand Forecasting Using Monte Carlo Multi-Attribute Utility Theory
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Omar Swei
Civil & Environmental Engineering, Ph.D.

2017

Dhivya Ravikumar
Technology & Policy Program, S.M.
Development of a Decision Support Tool for Planning Municipal Solid Waste Management Systems in India