Associate Professor of Earth and Environment, Boston University

Lucy R. Hutyra is an Associate Professor in the Department of Earth and Environment at Boston University. She received her PhD in Earth and Planetary Sciences in 2007 from Harvard University for her thesis “Carbon and Water Exchange in Amazonian Rain Forests.” In 1998 she received BS in Forest Ecology and Management from the University of Washington. Professor Hutyra’s current research centers on improving our understanding of the urban carbon cycle, particularly the role of vegetation and land use change on the flows of carbon between the biosphere and the atmosphere. Hutyra has authored dozens of scientific papers on various aspects of the terrestrial carbon cycle.

Experience

  • –present
    Associate Professor of Earth and Environment, Boston University