Lucy R. Hutyra is an Associate Professor of Earth & Environment at Boston University. Her research focuses on the atmosphere-biosphere exchange of CO2, with a particularly focus on urban systems.
Her recent work has focused on improving ecosystem models for carbon exchange within cities, emissions inventories, and the development urban carbon monitoring systems. Hutyra is the Director of the Urban Climate Research Initiative and the Associate Director for the NRT PhD training program on biogeosciences & environmental health at Boston University. She holds a Ph.D. in Earth & Planetary Sciences from Harvard University and a B.S. in Forestry from University of Washington.
2017 – present NASA Federal Advisory Committee on Earth Sciences
2016-2017 Charles Bullard Fellowship, Harvard University
2016 National Academy of Sciences, Kavli Fellow (Early Career)
2015 Templeton Award for Excellence in Student Advising
2012 National Science Foundation CAREER Award