Research Expertise and Interest
life cycle assessment, LCA, sustainability, green design, buildings, transportation, water, construction, biofuels, energy, environmental management, infrastructure systems
Arpad Horvath is the L. E. Peirano Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, head of the Energy, Civil Infrastructure and Climate Graduate Program, Director of the Transportation Sustainability Research Center, and Director of the Engineering and Business for Sustainability Certificate Program.
His research focuses on life-cycle environmental and economic assessment of products, processes, and services, particularly answering important questions posed about civil infrastructure systems and the built environment. He has conducted studies on the environmental implications of various products, processes and services, in particular, transportation systems, water and wastewater systems, buildings, concrete and other construction materials, pavements, and biofuels.