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Michael Hauschild

Michael Hauschild
Michael Z. Hauschild, Ph.D
Professor, Center Leader, Quantitative Sustainability Assessment, Department of Environmental and Resource Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark

Michael Hauschild is a professor for Quantitative Sustainability Assessment at the Department of Environmental and Resource Engineering of the Technical University of Denmark. He has been overall responsible for the department’s Life Cycle Engineering research activities, teaching and professional training for more than a decade. He was a co-receiver of the Great Environmental Prize of the Nordic Council of Ministers 1997 for his work with development and documentation of the Life Cycle Impact Assessment (LCIA) of the Danish Environmental Design of Industrial Products (EDIP) programme. He held the chair of the SETAC-Europe task force on ecotoxicity assessment in LCIA 1998-2002 and the UNEP/SETAC Life Cycle Initiative task force on Assessment of Toxic Impacts in LCIA 2002-2006. He has been a member of the Editorial Board of The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment since 1998, subject editor for LCIA of human and ecotoxic impacts since 2008 and subject editor on LCA for the Journal of Industrial Ecology since 2010. In addition, he is associate editor for CIRP Journal of Manufacturing Science and Technology, member of editorial boards for the CIRP Annals - Manufacturing Technology, International Journal of Sustainable Manufacture, and International Journal of Sustainable Engineering. He was elected member of the SETAC-Europe LCA Steering Committee in 2006 and appointed to the LCIA Method Developers Advisory Group to the European LCA Platform project of the EU Commission same year. Furthermore, he is founding Chair of the Nordic Life Cycle Association, NorLCA aimed at dissemination of life cycle thinking in the Nordic countries.