Michael Zwicky Hauschild

  • Produktionstorvet, 424, 209

    2800 Kgs. Lyngby

    Denmark

1994 …2021

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ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS IN BRIEF Associate Professor: August 1997 Department of Manufacturing Engineering and Management, Technical University of Denmark Higher degree: Ph.D March 1992. Environmental Science, Technical University of Denmark. Dissertation: Putrescine (1,4-diaminobutane) as indicator of chromium-induced stress in higher plants, Laboratory of Environmental Science and Ecology. Master degree: M.Sc.(Chem. Eng.) June 1988. Technical University of Denmark, Laboratory of Environmental Science and Ecology RECENT POSITIONS HELD 1997- Associate Professor (Lektor) in Environmental Assessment of Products and Systems, Technical University of Denmark. 1996-1997 Research Associate Professor (Ekstern lektor) in Environmental Assessment of Products and Systems, Technical University of Denmark. 1995-1996 Senior consultant at Institute for Product Development, IPU 1992-1994 Research Assistant Professor (Adjunkt) in Life Cycle Impact Assessment IMPORTANT ACTIVITIES Chair of the UNEP/SETAC Life Cycle Initiative Task force on Assessment of Toxic Impacts in LCIA 2002-2006 Chair of the SETAC-Europe task force on ecotoxicity assessment in LCIA 1998-2002. Member of the Management of the Danish LCA Center 2002-2007 National manager of the EU-funded OMNIITOX project developing a common European methodology for life cycle impact assessment of chemicals focusing on ecotoxicity and human toxicity. 2001-2004 Project manager of project on spatial differentiation in Life Cycle Impact Assessment under the Method Development and Consensus Building Project funded by Danish EPA, 1998-2004. Project manager of the EUREKA project LCAGAPS with the aim of filling in gaps in the existing LCA methodology 1995-2002. Member of the Editorial Board of The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment 1998- Member of the SETAC-Europe LCA Steering Committee, 2006- Chair of the Nordic Life Cycle Association, NorLCA 2006- Member of the LCIA Method Developers Advisory Group to the European LCA Platform project of the EU Commission 2006-

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Chair of the UNEP/SETAC Life Cycle Initiative Task force on Assessment of Toxic Impacts in LCIA 2002-2007, Chair of the SETAC-Europe task force on Ecotoxicity Assessment in LCIA 1998-2002, Fellow of the International Academy for Production Engineering (CIRP), Chairman of the CIRP Scientific Technical Committee A on Life Cycle Engineering and Assembly 2007-2010, National Project manager and work pack leader in OMNIITOX (EU FP5), LC IMPACT (EU FP7), PROSUITE (EU FP7), Overall project leader in LCA-GAPS (EUREKA EUROENVIRON 1296), Development of a technical guidance handbook on LCA (Service contract 383136 F1SC EU Commission, JRC-IES), EULCIA (Service contract 383163 F1SC EU Commission, JRC-IES) and USEtox™ (UNEPSETAC). Member of the SETAC-Europe LCA Steering Committee, 2006-2012, Chair of the Nordic Life Cycle Association, NorLCA 2006- 



Language Skills:
English - fluent
Spanish - good
French - fair
German - fair

Research areas

Life-cycle assessment methodology particularly environmental life-cycle impact assessment, but also social impacts in a life cycle assessment perspective, Practical experience with environmental assessment of products and systems within electro-mechanical and hydraulics, paper products, building materials, chemical products, bio-fuels and biomaterials, Teaching at graduate and postgraduate level on the subjects of environmental sustainability, life-cycle assessment, life cycle impact assessment, ecotoxicology and environmental sciences, Hazard assessment of chemical substances with particular emphasis on ecotoxicological evaluation of xenobiotic compounds in the environment.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD (Terrestrial Ecotoxicology), Technical University of Denmark, Lab. of Environmental Science and Ecology

19881992

MSc.(Chem Eng), Technical University of Denmark

19801988

Keywords

  • User defined:
  • Sustainability assessment
  • Sustainable engineering
  • Life cycle engineering
  • Life cycle assessment
  • Life cycle impact assessment
  • Design for environment

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