University of Washington

Design for Environment Lab

Directed by Professor Joyce Cooper (

Joyce Cooper

Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Adjunct Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering

BS in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, MS and PhD in Environmental Engineering from Duke University

Work experience with Battelle Memorial Institute, the University of Tennessee Center for Clean Products, the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources Office of Waste Reduction, Research Triangle Institute, E-Systems, and the Polaroid Corporation.


Promoting sustainability since 1998