Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering

Christian L'Orange


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Dr. Christian L'Orange

Center for Energy Development and Health

Associate Research Professor

Mechanical Engineering

Dr. L’Orange’s work focuses at the intersection of energy usage and the resulting climate and human health implications of that usage. He received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Colorado State University in 2013. His research focuses include household energy in the developing world, development of low-cost air quality sensors, and human health/climate implications of energy usage. He is a licensed Professional Engineer and a certified Project Manager.


  • Ph.D. 2013, Colorado State University—Mechanical Engineering
  • M.S. 2009, Colorado State University—Mechanical Engineering
  • B.S. 2008, Colorado State University


Research Interests

  • Air Quality Monitoring
  • Low-Cost Sensors
  • Engineering for Public Health
  • Household Energy Systems
  • Energy Access in The Developing World