Thomas P. Gloria, PhD

Director, Sustainability, Harvard Extension School

Thomas P. Gloria is the director of the Sustainability Program at the Harvard University Division of Continuing Education. He is also managing director of Industrial Ecology Consultants, a sustainability management consulting firm. He has more than twenty years of professional experience in sustainability management consulting and information technology engineering design. His work encompasses product innovation, environment life cycle assessment (LCA) and management (LCM), corporate sustainability strategy, enterprise and product-level greenhouse gas emissions tracking, and energy efficiency feasibility analysis.

Gloria is a life cycle assessment-certified professional and member of the advisory board of the American Center for Life Cycle Assessment. He regularly lectures for the Bainbridge Graduate Institute, the Presidio Graduate School, and Tufts University.

His research interests include life cycle sustainability assessment and social network decision analysis.

Gloria holds a PhD and an MS in civil and environmental engineering from Tufts University, and a BSc in electrical and computer science engineering from the University of Connecticut.


  • PhD Tufts University