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Shubhankar Upasani

Researcher II-Decision Support Analysis


Shubhankar Upasani is a member of the Resources and Sustainability Group in the Strategic Energy Analysis Center. His current research focuses on analyzing lifecycle energy and environmental impacts for lightweight materials and identifying circular economy solutions for construction materials. He also works on the development and upkeep of the Materials Flow through Industry (MFI) tool developed at NREL. 

Research Interests

Lifecycle assessment

Circular Economy

Sustainable manufacturing and construction


M.S., Chemical Engineering, The Ohio State University

B.Tech., Chemical Engineering, Laxminarayan Institute of Technology

Professional Experience

Co-op, Kohler Co. (2019)

Graduate Researcher, The Ohio State University (2017-2019)

Associations and Memberships

Member, American Center for Lifecycle Assessment

Awards and Honors

Emerging Leader, GreenBiz VERGE 19 Conference (2019)