Gerardo J. Ruiz-Mercado | AIChE

Gerardo J. Ruiz-Mercado

US Environmental Protection Egency

Gerardo J. Ruiz-Mercado is an experienced researcher in developing methods and tools for sustainability performance evaluation of chemical processes and supply chains, life cycle inventory and assessment, separation networks, bioenergy systems, multicriteria decision-making, process design, modeling and optimization, and sustainable materials management.

He is currently leading and developing U.S. Environmental Protection Agency research projects to create methods and tools for supporting stakeholders when designing and evaluating sustainable processes and supply chains. Such tools would help to reduce energy/material consumption and environmental impacts and increase the profitability of chemical and energy systems.

He is an expert in sustainability evaluation, process system engineering, supply chain design, organic waste management, nutrient pollution, and life cycle approaches.