Luyi Chen is a graduate student working with the NorthStar Initiative for Sustainable Enterprise at the Institute on the Environment. Luyi studies the renewable material supply chain from an engineering perspective. Her research is about applying life cycle assessment method to solid waste management, with a special focus on the downstream impacts generated by sustainable bio-PET.
Luyi is currently a first year Ph.D student in the bioproducts and biosystems science, engineering and management program. Previously she majored in environmental engineering at Shanghai University and conducted basic research on biochar-loaded catalyst production.
She has more than fifteen years of piano performing experience.