Yuwei Qin

Graduate Student Researcher


Bren Hall 1324

University of California, Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, CA 93106-5080

IEE Research Areas: 


Chemical Life Cycle Collaborative (CLiCC)

Research Description: 

Yuwei studies Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) with a focus on understanding and quantifying uncertainty in environmental impacts. Her research includes the study of the methodology of uncertainty analysis and the better use of LCA and its uncertainty results in policy-making process. Uncertainty has been recognized as one of major barriers for policy makers to implementing LCA in the context of policy. Her work aims to improve the uncertainty assessment in LCA and provide recommendations on how to enhance the use of uncertainty information in making policy decisions.