Dr. Shannon Lloyd
Assistant Professor, Management
Dr. Lloyd’s research aims to answer the following questions:
- How have corporate sustainability practices evolved over time and what role have they played in supporting (or impeding) environmental sustainability?
- How can we assess the extent to which an organization’s environmental performance is aligned with environmental sustainability?
- Can we establish individual and collective environmental performance goals based on scientific requirements for sustaining ecosystem services?
- Ph.D. in Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University
- M.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University
- B.S. in General Engineering (Systems Engineering and Design), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Areas of Expertise
- Life Cycle Assessment
- Supply Chain Sustainability
- Corporate Sustainability
- Measuring Sustainability Performance
Learn more about Professor Lloyd's research group
Watch Professor Lloyd's talk on science-based targets
Read about Professor Lloyd's research assessing corporate environmental efforts
Read about student Zeynab Yousefzadeh's LCA on pulse water jet coating removal
Watch us give an overview of our study on science based target setting methods
Read about our study on methods for setting science based targets
Watch postdoc Anders Bjørn discuss methods for setting science based targets
Watch graduate students present ongoing life cycle assessment research
Listen to Professor Lloyd discuss interdisciplinary research
Watch Professor Lloyd participate in a roundtable discussion on green aviation
Corporate Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Bjørn, A., Tilsted, J.P., Addas, A, & Lloyd, S.M. (2022). Can science-based targets make the private sector Paris-aligned? A review of the emerging evidence. Current Climate Change Reports.
Bjørn, A., Lloyd, S., & Matthews, D. (2022). Reply to Comment on 'From the Paris Agreement to corporate climate commitments: evaluation of seven methods for setting "science-based" emission targets'. Environmental Research Letters, 17, 038001.
Bjørn, A., Lloyd, S., & Matthews, D. (2021). From the Paris Agreement to corporate climate commitments: Evaluation of seven methods for setting science-based emission targets. Environmental Research Letters, 16, 054019.
Dostaler, I., Lloyd, S., Nsakanda, A.L. & Virk, R.R.K. (2017). Measuring the competitiveness of Canadian national airports under various regulatory and ownership structures: A scenario analysis approach. 21th Air Transport Research Society Conference, Antwerp, Belgium.
Life Cycle Assessment of Emerging Technologies
Yousefzadeh, Z., & Lloyd, S.M. (2021). Prospective Life Cycle Assessment as a Tool for Environmentally Responsible Innovation.2021 IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society (ISTAS).
Rezvani Rad, M., Ngaokere, K., Lloyd, S.M., & McDonald, A. (2021). Techno-Economic Assessment of Multi-Layered Coating-Based Resistive Heating Systems and Conventional Heat Tracing Cables for Industry Pipes Journal of Thermal Spray Technology, 30, 1393–1409.
Thabrew, L., Lloyd, S.M., Cypcar, C.C, Hamilton, J.D., & Ries, R. (2008) Life Cycle Assessment of Water-based Acrylic Floor Finish Maintenance Programs. The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, 13(1) 65-74.
R Clift and S Lloyd (2008) Nanotechnology: A New Organism in the Industrial Ecosystem? Journal of Industrial Ecology, 12(3) 259-262.
Lloyd, S.M., Lave, L.B., & Matthews, H.S. (2005). Life Cycle Benefits of Using Nanotechnology to Stabilize PGM Particles in Automotive Catalysts. Environmental Science & Technology, 39(5) 1384-1392.
Lloyd S.M. & Lave, L.B. (2003) Life Cycle Economic and Environmental Implications of Using Nanocomposites in Automobiles. Environmental Science & Technology, 37(15) 3458-3466.
Worker Health and Safety
Scanlon, K.A., Gray, G.M., Francis, R.A., Lloyd, S.M., & LaPuma, P. (2013). The work environment disability adjusted life year for use with life cycle assessment: a methodological approach. Environmental Health, 12(21).
Lloyd, S., Scanlon, K., & Lengacher, D. (2012). Improving Life Cycle Assessment by Considering Worker Health and Comparing Alternatives Based on Relative Efficiency. In: Subic A., Wellnitz J., Leary M., Koopmans L. (eds) Sustainable Automotive Technologies 2012. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg.
Lloyd, S.M. & Schmitt K.A. (2015). Survey of Approaches for Including the Impact of Technology on Society in Canadian Engineering Undergraduate Curricula. International Journal of Engineering Education, 30(4) 977–991.
Lloyd, S.M. & Ries, R. (2007) Characterizing, Propagating, and Analyzing Uncertainty in Life-Cycle Assessment: A Survey of Quantitative Approaches. Journal of Industrial Ecology, 11(1) 161-179.
Thurston, D.L, Lloyd, S.M., & Wallace, J. (1994) Considering customer preferences for environmental protection in material selection. Materials & Design, 15(4) 203-209.
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