Carnegie Mellon University, +Atlantic ERI PI
Scott is a professor in the Departments of Civil and Environmental Engineering and also Engineering and Public Policy at CMU. He is also a member of the Green Design Institute, an interdisciplinary research consortium focused on modeling energy and environmental problems as systems, building decision support tools, and supporting robust policy decisions under uncertainty.
His research and teaching focuses on valuing the socioeconomic implications of environmental systems, sustainable engineering, and industrial ecology. His work intends to facilitate policy-relevant decision making under uncertainty via large datasets, computation, and visualization methods. He has contributed to development of tools for environmental and energy life-cycle assessment of products and processes (such as the EIO-LCA model), estimating and tracking environmental effects across global supply chains (such as carbon footprinting), and the sustainability of infrastructure systems.