Monica Huang is a research engineer for the Carbon Leadership Forum at the University of Washington. Her background is in civil and structural engineering and currently works on research on environmental life cycle assessment (LCA). Research expertise includes the environmental impacts of earthquake damage, LCAs of office tenant improvements, and LCAs of mass timber buildings. She was the lead author on the CLF’s LCA Practice Guide and coordinated the CLF’s Wood Carbon Seminars.
Past research experience includes diverse topics such as astronomy, electronic waste, and sea level rise. As a graduate student, she developed the Port of Seattle’s first study on the impacts of sea level rise on seaport structures.