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Manuele D. Margni

Manuele D. Margni
Manuele D. Margni, Ph.D
Associate Professor, Department of Mathematical and Industrial Engineering, École Polytechnique Montréal, Montréal, Canada

Manuele Margni is associate professor at the Mathematical and Industrial Engineering department at Polytechnique Montréal. He is co-chair holder of the International Life Cycle Chair, which has the support from 14 industrial partners, member of the CIRODD, a FQRNT/FQRSC strategic network and active member the UNEP/SETAC Life Cycle Initiative. His research activities aim to develop life cycle based tools to support sustainable production and consumption with a focus on the assessment of life cycle impacts, risks and benefits related to existing and new product systems. He co-developed USEtox, the life cycle impact assessment methodology IMPACT 2002+ and its update IMPACT World+. He’s teaching classes on environmental modeling of toxic emissions, life cycle assessment and sustainable manufacturing. Parallel to his research activities, he gained a considerable experience working together with industry co-founding two companies: Ecointesys and Quantis, the latter being a spin-off from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, where he still retains a key advisory role.