Rebecca Ciez

Rebecca Ciez

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, and Environmental and Ecological Engineering

School of Mechanical Engineering
Purdue University
585 Purdue Mall
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2088

Office: HLAB 1022

Phone: 7659467431


  • Ph.D., Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University, 2018
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Columbia University, 2013

Research Interests

  • Identify interactions and design spaces at the intersection of energy technologies, economics, and decision-making process to minimize the cost of transitioning to new, decarbonized energy systems

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Awards and Recognitions

  • Andlinger Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Selected Publications

David L. Greene, Judith M. Greenwald, Rebecca E. Ciez, U.S. fuel economy and greenhouse gas standards: What have they achieved and what have we learned?, Energy Policy, 2020

Rebecca E. Ciez, Daniel Steingart, Asymptotic Cost Analysis of Intercalation Lithium-Ion Systems for Multi-hour Duration Energy Storage, Joule, 2020

Rebecca E. Ciez, Jay F. Whitacre, Examining different recycling processes for lithium-ion batteries, Nature Sustainability, 2019