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The Environmentally Benign Manufacturing Group with Sahil Sahni, Professor Timothy G. Gutowski, Dr. Kotaro Kawajiri (back row, left to right) and Dr. Malima Wolf, Chris Bolin, Pamela C. Silva (front row, left to right).


 

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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Recent NEWS:

 

Royal Society Meeting: Material efficiency: providing material services with less material production

Dr Julian Allwood, Professor Mike Ashby FRS, Professor Timothy Gutowski and Dr Ernst Worrell



Thermodynamics and the Destruction of Resources

Bhavik R. Bakshi, Timothy G. Gutowski, and Dusan P. Sekulic

also available in April 2011 from Cambridge University Press


2013 Short Summer Course (2.50s): ENERGY, SUSTAINABILITY, AND LIFE CYCLE ASSESSMENT



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- Engineer launches review of energy use in manufacturing.

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