Troy is responsible for directing the sustainability research for Biomason technologies and enabling our partners' sustainability goals. His team focuses on upstream supply chains, industrial systems evaluation, and life cycle assessment. With over a decade of environmental project management and an expansive range of industrial research through the application of life cycle assessment, Troy has conducted research investigating U.S. electricity grids, petroleum refineries, plastics, cement and concrete, and solid waste management systems.
Troy holds a B.A. in Sociology and a Ph.D. in Civil, Environmental, and Chemical Engineering from Arizona State University. During graduate school, he served as a Project Drawdown research fellow co-authoring the New York Times Best Seller, Drawdown. Troy then served as a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Office of Research and Development at the U.S. EPA, where he researched the cross application of extended time-horizon energy modeling and life cycle assessment, materials in light-duty automotive production, and the implications of electricity trading. He has co-author more than 25 peer reviewed articles and reports in the area of sustainable engineering.