SimonenKatrina Simonen

Kathrina Simonen is an Associate Professor in the Department of Architecture at the University of Washington with over 15 years of professional practice experience as an architect and structural engineer. Her research is focused on understanding and reducing the environmental impacts of manufacturing building materials and products through the use of environmental life cycle assessment (LCA). She is founding director of the Carbon Leadership Forum, an industry-academic collaborative focused on linking LCA to design and construction practice and authored a handbook, Life Cycle Assessment, a primer for building industry professionals looking to learn about LCA.