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Guest on The Infra Blog: Nicholas Santero, Research Scientist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Posted by Steve Anderson on Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011

santerosmall1Nicholas Santero is a research scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  His research uses life-cycle assessment (LCA) to improve the sustainability of engineered systems.  At MIT, Dr. Santero is part of a team that is working to reduce the carbon footprint of buildings and pavements using cost-effective approaches.  He has a Ph.D. and M.S. from the University of California, Berkeley, and a B.S. from the University of California, Davis, all in Civil and Environmental Engineering.  He is a licensed professional engineer in California.

Nicholas Santero:

Research focuses on reducing our carbon footprint

Designing for sustainability

Academia: thinking outside the box

The “cost” factor

Life cycle budgeting

Everyone’s goal for infrastructure is the same

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