Background and activities

Area of work

  • Contributing to Environment & Economic Due Diligence for SFI Smart Maritime
  • Focus on environmental friendly ship design, by assessing environmental and economic perfomance parameters of selected ships and shipping systems. 
  • Analysis of fleet-wide implications of individual shipping designs for meeting overall climate change mitigation targets. 


Previous and other work

  • Focus on understanding environmental impacts and resource requirements of low-carbon energy technologies
  • Working with both present and future energy systems scenarios
  • Method development in the area of LCA and IO-analysis

Skills and expertise

  • Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)
  • Input-Output Analysis (IOA)
  • Environmental systems analysis



  • Phd Industrial Ecology Norwegian University of Science & Technology (2015)
  • MSc Industrial Ecology Leiden University/Delft University of Technology (2011)
  • MSc Chemical Engineering Delft University of Technology (2012)


Scientific, academic and artistic work

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Journal publications


Part of book/report

  • Hertwich, Edgar G.; Weinzettel, Jan; Bouman, Evert; Gibon, Thomas; Arvesen, Anders; Knápek, Jaroslav. (2016) Matching supply and demand: grid and storage. Green energy choices: the benefits, risks and trade-offs of low-carbon technologies for electricity production.
  • Ramirez, Andrea; Ashworth, Peta; Bakshi, Bhavik R.; Bergerson, Joule; Dowd, Anne Maree; Fan, Liang Shih; Griffin, W Michael; Kuramochi, Takeshi; McLean, Heather; Mahajani, Sanjay M.; Marcelo Ketzer, J.; Qian, Yu; Bouman, Evert; Gibon, Thomas; Hertwich, Edgar G.. (2016) Fossil fuels and carbon dioxide capture and storage. Green energy choices: the benefits, risks and trade-offs of low-carbon technologies for electricity production.


  • Bouman, Evert. (2015) Prospective Environmental Impacts of Selected Low-Carbon Electricity Technologies. Norges teknisk-naturvitenskapelige universitet. 2015. ISBN 978-82-326-1280-2.


  • Bouman, Evert; Lindstad, Haakon Elizabeth. (2017) Life cycle perspective on GHG emissions from shipping. CIMAC - Norge Årsmøte . CIMAC Norge; Oslo. 2017-01-25 - 2017-01-25.
  • Bouman, Evert. (2016) Prospective modeling approaches within Industrial Ecology. Prospective modeling in Industrial Ecology . Center for Industrial Ecology, Yale University; New Haven. 2016-06-16 - 2016-06-17.
  • Bouman, Evert; Lindstad, Haakon Elizabeth; Strømman, Anders Hammer. (2016) Life-cycle approaches for bottom-up assessment of environmental impacts of shipping. SNAME Maritime Convention 2016 . Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME); Bellevue, WA. 2016-11-01 - 2016-11-04.
  • Bouman, Evert; Skar, Christian; Hertwich, Edgar G.. (2015) Optimizing electricity generation on the basis of life cycle impacts. ISIE biennial conference . International Society for Industrial Ecology; Guildford, Surrey. 2015-07-06 - 2015-07-10.
  • Oliveira, Rita Vasconcellos; Bouman, Evert; Brattebø, Helge. (2015) The influence of the personal value frame in LCA. ISIE biennial conference . International Society for Industrial Ecology; Guildford. 2015-07-06 - 2015-07-10.
  • Bouman, Evert; Hertwich, Edgar G.. (2014) MFA of silver flows using an Input-Output framework. Gordon Research Conference in Industrial Ecology . Gordon Research Conferences; Lucca (Barga). 2014-06-01 - 2014-06-06.
  • Bouman, Evert; Ramirez, Andrea; Gibon, Thomas; Hertwich, Edgar G.. (2013) Environmental assessment of fossil fuel power generation with carbon capture and storage. ISIE biennial conference ; 2013-06-25 - 2013-06-28.
  • Bouman, Evert; Øberg, Martha Marie; Hertwich, Edgar G.. (2013) Life Cycle Assessment of Compressed Air Energy Storage (CAES). LCM 2013 ; 2013-08-25 - 2013-08-28.