Preferred Pronouns: He/Him
Social Links: @DanielPosen
Role on Project: Content Developer, Instructor, Subject Matter Expert
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Department of Civil & Mineral Engineering (CivMin)
Institution: University of Toronto


Daniel Posen is an assistant professor in Civil & Mineral Engineering at the University of Toronto. Drawing on his academic training in Engineering & Public Policy, Economics and Chemistry, Dr. Posen’s research uses a mix of technical and economic modeling to supply quantitative, system-level analysis to support environmental decision making. His expertise is grounded in the tools of life cycle assessment and life cycle thinking, with application to various different systems. Current and past projects have examined the greenhouse gas impact of biofuels and other biobased chemicals, vehicle lightweighting, emissions from adoption of electric vehicles and their interaction with electricity systems, greenhouse gas emissions from infrastructure construction, and the design of low carbon fuel standards. He is a contributing author to the Sixth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC AR6) and he holds a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in System-Scale Environmental Impacts of Energy and Transport Technologies

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Introduction to Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) SCORM File | Link Introduction to Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)

Download this module SCORM package and upload it to your institutional learning management system for use within your course(s). This module is part of the Engineering in a Changing Climate project.