Kendall, Alissa

Professor Alissa Kendall, Ph.D.

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Other Campus Affiliations: Chair, Energy Graduate GroupInstitute of Transportation StudiesAgricultural Sustainability Institute

3167 Ghausi Hall
University of California
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616
Email: amkendall at
Phone: (530) 752-5722

Research Interests

Prof. Kendall’s research applies and advances the methods and perspectives of Industrial Ecology to understand and reduce the environmental effects of transport, civil infrastructure, energy, and agricultural systems. Specific research and teaching interests include life cycle assessment and other structured environmental assessment methods, and the development of new methods for carbon accounting. For more information on Industrial Ecology research and program at UC Davis see:

Educational Activities

The Energy Graduate Group (EGG), conferring PhD and MS Degrees in Energy Systems is here! Interested in this unique interdisciplinary M.S. and Ph.D. program? Learn more — Check out this link.

We also have a Graduate Academic Certificate in Industrial Ecology. This Certificate is open to all graduate students on campus. Follow the link here for more information on the program and how to apply:

Classes I regularly teach include ECI 123 Urban Systems and Sustainability (usually offered every spring quarter), ECI244A/EGG201 Life Cycle Assessment for Sustainable Engineering (offered winter quarter), ECI244B Advanced Methods in Industrial Ecology (offered in alternating years).

Alissa Kendall

Alissa Kendall

Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of California, Davis
Davis, CA 95616-5294