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 technoeconomic analysis, market analysis, and environmental and human health impact assessment (life-cycle assessment) of emerging energy and wastewater treatment 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.
Energy/Environmental Policy Research Scientist/Engineer
Cost and Life-Cycle Greenhouse Gas Implications of Integrating Biogas and Upgrading Carbon Capture Technologies in Cellulosic Biorefineries
Life-Cycle Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Human Health Trade-Offs of Organic Waste Management StrategiesLife-Cycle Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Human Health Trade-Offs of Organic Waste Management Strategies
A Total Cost of Ownership Model for Low Temperature PEM Fuel Cells in Combined Heat and Power and Backup Power Applications