Emily Shilton (she/her) is an MSc student at the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability, supervised by Dr. Milind Kandlikar. She is working as a research assistant on a project addressing repair and reuse of electronics at UBC and participating in the Net Zero for Materials and Manufacturing (Net0MM) NSERC CREATE training program. Her research interests include industrial ecology, right to repair policy and life-cycle assessment.
She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Waterloo, studying Mechatronics Engineering with a minor in English Literature. Prior to joining IRES, she was working as an electrical engineer on the Google Pixel team where her work inspired an interest in learning more about the intersection between technology and the environment!