Awards & Honors

2018                         Winner – International Statistic of the Year 2018, Royal Statistical Society, UK
Production, Use, and Fate of all Plastics ever made,
Science Advances, 3(7), e1700782.

2018                         Winner – 2017 Graedel Prize, Journal of Industrial Ecology Best Paper Prize
Circular Economy Rebound,
Journal of Industrial Ecology, 21(3), 593-602.

2017 Altmetric Top 100 Articles 2017 (#29)
Production, Use, and Fate of all Plastics ever made,
Science Advances, 3(7), e1700782.

2015                         Outstanding Paper Award, 7th Annual ARCS Research Conference
A Market-Based Framework for Quantifying Displaced Production from Recycling or Reuse,
Journal of Industrial Ecology, 20(4), 719-729.

2015 Altmetric Top 100 Articles 2015 (#27)
Plastic Waste Inputs from Land into the Ocean,
Science, 347(6223), 768-771.

2014                         Distinguished Teaching Award, Bren School, UCSB

2010                         Professor-in-Residence/Study Leader, Toyota International Teachers Program

2009                         Athena Chair in Life Cycle Assessment, University of Calgary (declined)

2008                         Life Cycle Assessment Certified Professional, ACLCA

2007                         Industrial Ecology Faculty Fellow of the AT&T Foundation

2002                         Best Paper Award, 10th LCA Case Studies Symposium, SETAC Europe

2000 & 2001            Doctoral Scholarship of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)