Mahdi Ikhlayel

Sustainability Researcher.

Ph.D. in Sustainability Science,
The University of Tokyo.​

Academic Researcher at the Department of Chemical Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University, Japan.

Research Interests: Sustainable Development, Cleaner Production, Industrial Ecology, Environmental Impact Assessment, Technology Evaluation, Waste Management & Utilization.

Mahdi works on multidisciplinary research focusing on sustainability challenges. Particularly on how to figure out realistic “win-win” solutions for today’s most complex environmental and sustainable development issues. His research framework utilizes interdisciplinary methodologies, life cycle thinking, and integrated approaches. 

Research Themes

Themes & Expertise (Click on each research theme to read further details):

Sustainability, Sustainable Development, & SDGs
Urban Environmental Resource Management & Planning
Technology Evaluation & Environmental Policy
Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE; e-waste)
Integrated Waste Management Systems & its Climate Change Mitigation
Chemical Process Simulation & Optimization
Circular Economy & Resource Efficiency
Hazardous Waste
Material Flow Analysis (MFA)
Total Material Requirement (TMR)
Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)
Social Life Cycle Assessment