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Hua Cai

Assistant Professor of Environmental and Ecological Engineering and Industrial Engineering
huacai@purdue.edu
(765) 494-7701

Personal Web Site

http://caihuacn.wix.com/huacai

Education

  • Ph.D., Environmental Engineering & Natural Resources and Environment (jointly conferred), University of Michigan, 2015
  • M.S., Environmental Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, 2007
  • B.S., Environmental Engineering, Tsinghua University, 2005

Research Summary

Dr. Cai uses agent-based modeling, life cycle assessments, system dynamics, big data analytics, and GIS to study the environmental implications of emerging technologies from the systems perspective. Her research interests include energy-water nexus, emerging transportation systems, energy policy, and urban sustainability.

Selected Publications