Mike Blackhurst, Ph. D.

Michael Blackhurst is an Assistant Professor in the Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering Department at The University of Texas at Austin. His research focuses on the sustainability of infrastructure systems given technology performance, user behavior, life cycle impacts, uncertainty, and realistic system constraints. His sustainability research has been profiled in the New York Times and National Geographic. Michael’s graduate teachings include Environmental Life Cycle Assessment and Sustainability Planning. In addition to his academic career, Michael has seven years of industry experience, providing engineering consultation for a broad array of public sector clients.