Daniel Loughlin
Adjunct Professor in Earth and Ocean Sciences

Dr. Dan Loughlin is a research scientist within the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Research and Development. Dr. Loughlin has held an Adjunct Professor appointment with the Earth and Ocean Sciences Division within the Nicholas School of the Environment since November 2019.

Current Research Interests

(i) evaluating the environmental and energy implications of new and emerging technologies,

(ii) characterizing future U.S. pollutant emissions for wide-ranging scenarios of the future (involving different assumptions about population growth and migration, economic growth and transformation, technology development and adoption, climate change, consumer behavior, and policy),

(iii) identifying emerging challenges to meeting environmental and energy goals, and,

(iv) developing cost-effective and robust strategies for meeting those goals. 

Office Hours

Tu-Th, 3-4:15 (on days that class meets), 5120 Grainger Hall

Current Appointments & Affiliations

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