Dr. Matthew Eckelman produces the Life-Cycle quantitative analysis for LCAart projects, and in collaboration with Michelle Laboy, finds and conceptualizes the projects. He is an Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Northeastern University in Boston. His research broadly examines the sustainability of novel materials and technologies at industrial scales, covering nanomaterials and nano-enabled devices, biofuels and bio-based chemicals, high-tech metals and alloys, energy efficiency technologies, and green buildings. Prior to this, Dr. Eckelman worked with the Massachusetts State Executive Office of Environmental Affairs and Design that Matters, a non-profit product design company, and was a Peace Corps science instructor in southern Nepal for several years. He holds a doctorate in chemical and environmental engineering from Yale University.