Lisa Colosi Peterson

B.S. Biological Engineering, Cornell University, 2003
M.S. Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan, 2004
Ph.D. Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan, 2007

Lisa is Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) and founding co-director of the UVA Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) Lab. Her work focuses on the intersection of water, energy, and climate. Her group uses a combination of bench-scale experiments and systems modeling to provide meaningful, policy-relevant results. She has produced more than 50 peer-reviewed publications, accounting for more than 3600 citations (h-index = 27). She serves as Associate Editor of the ASCE Journal of Environmental Engineering and as member of the SETAC/ACLCA Joint Steering Group for Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and UVA Sustainability Committee.

Contact Information

Office: Olsson Hall, 111-D
Phone: (434) 924-7961 | Email: LMC6B@virginia.edu