Position Title
Associate Professor

UC Davis: Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering


Alissa Kendall joined University of California Davis as an assistant professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering in the summer of 2007 after completing a multi-disciplinary Ph.D. in the School of Natural Resources & Environment and Civil and Environmental Engineering at University of Michigan's Center for Sustainable Systems. Broadly speaking, her research interests focus on evaluating the material, energy, and waste flows generated by engineered systems, and refining and enhancing the methods used to evaluate their impacts, with a focus on climate change. Current research projects include life cycle assessments of biofuel production pathways, food products, renewable energy technologies and transportation infrastructure. In addition to implementing life cycle assessment, she has ongoing research on enhancing carbon accounting practices and methods for long-lived systems.