BS, Carnegie Mellon University (economics and environmental policy), 2015
Brent Heard's work focuses on anticipating the sustainability implications of emerging technologies, with his current research investigating the effects of expanded refrigerated supply chains on food system sustainability.
Heard BR, Miller SA. “Potential Changes in Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Refrigerated Supply Chain Introduction in a Developing Food System.” Environmental Science & Technology, 2018. https://pubs.acs.org/doi/full/10.1021/acs.est.8b05322
Heller MC, Walchale A, Heard BR, Hoey L, Khoury C, de Haan S, Burra D, Thi TD, Osiemo J, Jones A. “Environmental Analyses to Inform Transitions to Sustainable Diets in Developing Countries: a Component of the EATS Project.” Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Life Cycle Assessment of Food, 2018. https://cgspace.cgiar.org/bitstream/handle/10568/98374/Heller%20EATS%20LCA%20Food%202018.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y
Heard BR, Taiebat M, Xu M, Miller SA. Sustainability Implications of Connected and Autonomous Vehicles for the Food Supply Chain. Resources, Conversation and Recycling, 2018. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0921344917302999
Heard BR, Miller SA, Liang S, Xu M. “Emerging Challenges and Opportunities for the Food–Energy–Water Nexus in Urban Systems.” Current Opinion in Chemical Engineering, 2017. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2211339817300072?via%3Dihub
Heard BR, Miller SA. Critical Research Needed to Examine the Environmental Impacts of Expanded Refrigeration on the Food System. Environmental Science & Technology, 2016
Miller SA, Heard BR. The Environmental Impact of Autonomous Vehicles Depends on Adoption Patterns. Environmental Science & Technology, 2016