Goretty Dias

Associate Professor
Goretty Dias

Contact Information
519-888-4567, ext. 48571
EV3 4251

Professor Goretty Dias has a background in natural sciences and engineering. Recently, her work has focused on sustainability and life cycle assessment (LCA) of dietary patterns, Canadian agriculture products, and bioenergy. Her research interests lie in the use of LCA and other sustainability assessment tools to analyze various agricultural and biobased product systems in order to create more sustainable agriculture and food systems.

Courses Taught

  • ENBUS 622: Product Life Cycle Assessment and Management
  • ENBUS 402 (A&B): Environment and Business Project
  • ENBUS 307/SUSM 675: Industrial Ecology: Life Cycle Assessment and Management in Business

Selected Publications

  • Lee KM, Dias G, Boluk K, Scott S, Chang Y-S, Williams TE, Kirkpatrick SI. 2021. Toward a healthy and sustainable campus food system: A scoping review of post-secondary campus food and nutrition interventions. Advances in Nutrition. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33836531/
  • Withanage SV, Dias GM, and Habib K. 2021 "Review of household food waste quantification methods: Focus on composition analysis", Journal of Cleaner Production, vol. 279.
  • Ershadi SZ, Dias G, Heidari MD Pelletier N. 2020. Improving nitrogen use efficiency in crop-livestock systems: A review of mitigation technologies and management strategies, and their potential applicability for egg supply chains. Journal of Cleaner Production. 265:
  • Urrutia-Schroeder I, Dias GM, Clapp J. 2019. Material and visceral engagements with Household Food Waste: Towards Opportunities for Policy Interventions. Resources, Conservation, and Recycling. 150: 104435. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0921344919303301

  • Veeramani A, Dias GM, Kirkpatrick S. 2017 Carbon footprint of dietary patterns in Ontario, Canada: A case study based on actual food consumption. Journal of Cleaner Production. 162:20, 1398-1406. · June 2017. DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.06.025

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  • PhD - Atmospheric Science, University of Guelph
  • BSc - Physical Geography, University of Guelph