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Elliott Campbell
Associate Professor, Environmental Engineering
Co-Founder & Faculty Director, UCM Blum Center for Developing Economies
University of California, Merced
Google Hangout/Skype: elliott.campbell
Stanford, Environmental Engineering, BS, 1998
Stanford, Environmental Engineering, MS, 2000
Iowa, Environmental Science & Engineering, PhD, 2007
Stanford / Carnegie Institution, Global Ecology, Postdoc, 2008

Applications of Information Communication Technology

Interactive map for local food potential in a foodshed.

An online approach to support the movement for democratizing microfinance.

Online database for spatial data from peer-reviewed publications. 

Selected Publications

Campbell JE, Fox JF, Acton PM. (2012) Terrestrial carbon losses from mountaintop coal mining offset regional forest carbon sequestration in the 21st century. Environmental Research Letters, 7, 045701. Best of 2012

Tsao C, Campbell JE, et al. (2012) Increased estimates of air-pollution emissions from Brazilian sugar-cane ethanol. Nature Climate Change, 2, (1), 53-57.  Highlight in Nature

Mendu V, Shearin T, Campbell JE, et al. (2012) Global bioenergy potential from high-lignin agricultural residue. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, doi:10.1073/pnas.1112757109.

Fox JF, Campbell JE. (2010) Terrestrial carbon disturbance from mountaintop mining increases lifecycle emissions for clean coal. Environmental Science & Technology, 44(6), 2144-2149.  Highlight in Nature

Campbell JE, Lobell DB, Field CB (2009) Greater transportation energy and GHG offsets from bioelectricity than ethanol, Science, 324(5930), 1055-1057. 

Campbell JE, et al. (2008), Photosynthetic control of atmospheric carbonyl sulfide during the growing season, Science, 322: 1085-1088.  

Selected Grants and Awards

Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (PI), 2012-2013

NSF/CAREER (PI), 2009-2014

Award for Distinguished Early Career Research, UC Merced Academic Senate, (2013)

Young Investigator Award, Sigma Xi Chapter, 2013

DOE/Lab Fee (PI), 2012-2015

DOE, Division of Terrestrial Ecology (PI), 2011-2012

Calfironia Energy Commission (PI), 2011-2012

DOE, National Institute for Climatic Change Research (PI), 2010-2011

Sandra H. Barkan Research Mentor Award, 2007

NASA Graduate Fellowship, 2006

Professional Activities

Associate Editor, Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 

Member: AGU, ESA, Sigma Xi