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Kate Simonen

University of Washington
Associate Professor, Carbon Leadership Forum Director
Seattle, WA

Kate Simonen is an Associate Professor in the Department of Architecture at the University of Washington with over 15 years of professional practice experience. Her research is focused on understanding and reducing the environmental impacts of manufacturing building materials and products through the use of environmental life cycle assessment.

She is founding director of the Carbon Leadership Forum, an industry-academic collaborative focused on linking LCA to design and construction practice. She authored a book, Life Cycle Assessment, developed the North American LCA Product Category Rules for Concrete and has active research projects using whole building LCA to assess design alternatives.

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Wednesday, September 14