Welcome to EBM

The Environmentally Benign Manufacturing (EBM) research group, headed by Professor Timothy Gutowski, is part of the Laboratory for Manufacturing and Productivity and the Mechanical Engineering Department at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology The EBM group is focused on examining the environmental effects associated with manufacturing and products. Research areas include: the thermodynamic, economic, and life cycle assessment of manufacturing processes and systems, products and recycling systems. Additional work looks at the environmental effects from the consumption side of the issue.

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The Environmentally Benign Manufacturing Group with (left to right) Sheng Jiang, Sumant Raykar, Dr. Dan Cooper, Kathleen Eaton, Gero Corman, Mariapaola Testa, and Prof. Tim Gutowski.