Completed PhD research projects with a life cycle component are listed below. For current doctoral students conducting life cycle-related research please visit current PhD research.

Completed PhD projects


Dr Mireille Rack
Centre for Environmental Policy, Faculty of Natural Sciences
Supervisors: Dr Jeremy Woods, Professor Richard Murphy (Surrey University)

Sustainability Assessment of Biochar - Evaluating the potential environmental, economic and social impacts of the production and application of biochar in Europe as an option for climate change mitigation.


Dr Lei Wang
Biology, Faculty of Natural Sciences
Supervisors: Professor Richard Murphy, Professor Richard Templer

Technology Development, Economic Feasibility and Environmental Sustainability of Bioethanol Production from Waste Papers.


Dr Miao Guo
Biology, Faculty of Natural Sciences
Supervisor: Professor Richard Murphy

LCA of Light-Weight Eco-composites.