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Dr Elena Friedrich

Friedrich 
 
Dr Elena Friedrich is one of the first researchers in South Africa to conduct environmental life cycle assessments (LCA) on water and waste management systems. She holds an MScEng in Chemical Engineering and has completed her PhD in Civil Engineering on greenhouse gas emissions from the management of waste.

Another strong research interest of hers is in the area of infrastructure and associated environmental impacts, including carbon and water footprints. As a lecturer, she has had an experience of 10 years, having thought and developed courses on different aspects of environmental management and engineering.
 Quote:   Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare. (Japanese proverb)
Position:   Lecturer
Qualifications:   PhD
MScEng
BSc (Hons)
     
Discipline:   Civil Engineering
Campus   Howard
Telephone:   031 260 7709
Email:   Friedriche@ukzn.ac.za
     
Recent Publications:







  Friedrich, E. and Trois, C. (2016) Current and Future GHG Emissions from the Management of Municipal Solid Waste in the eThekwini Municipality – South Africa , Journal of Cleaner Production, 112, 4071-4083

Friedrich, E. and Trois, C. (2013) GHG Emission Factors Developed for the Recycling and Composting of Municipal Waste in South African Municipalities, Waste Management, 33 (11), 2520-2531

Friedrich, E. and Trois, C. (2013) GHG Emission Factors Developed for the Collection, Transport and Landfilling of Municipal Waste in South African Municipalities, Waste Management, 33 (4), 1013-1026

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