Hanna Breunig

Hanna Breunig

Deputy
Energy/Environmental Policy Research Scientist/Engineer
(510) 486-4046

Bio

Dr. Hanna Breunig is a Research Scientist in the Sustainable Energy Systems Group in the Energy Analysis and Environmental Impacts Division. She holds a secondary joint appointment in the Earth Systems and Society Domain in the Climate and  Ecosystem Science Division. Hanna specializes in techno-economic analysis, process modeling, market analysis, and environmental and human health impact assessment (life-cycle assessment) of emerging energy, recycling, and negative emissions technologies. These include waste-to-energy/resource systems, circular economy, bioenergy, distributed generation including district energy, and gas (H2, CO2, CH4) capture, utilization, and management technologies. She holds a B.Sc. in Environmental Engineering from Cornell University and an M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from UC Berkeley.

 

Hanna leads a monthly TEA/LCA working group for LBL staff and affiliates. The group hosts discussions on conventional and emerging methodologies,  datasets, and tools, troubleshooting, and mini presentations.

Education

Environmental Engineering, PhD, University of California Berkeley, 2015
Environmental Engineering, MS, University of California Berkeley, 2011
Environmental Engineering, BS, Cornell University, 2010

Awards

Spot: Hanna Breunig
July 24th 2019

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