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Research Skills

List of Key Skills

Personal Skills:

  • Critical thinking, problem-solving, teamwork, leadership, readiness.
  • Creativity, adaptability, and tenacity.
  • Communication, time management, goal orientation, responsibility, and initiative.

Educational Skills:

  • Confidential academic writing, publishing, editing, and reviewing skills.
  • Academic supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate students.
  • Innovative teaching skills utilizing modern and innovative IT technologies.

Research skills:

  • Exceptional skills in Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and its software and Life Cycle Inventory (LCI) databases with GaBi ts, SimaPro, open LCA, MiLCA, ecoinvent, and other LCI databases.
  • Extensive knowledge and use of the popular LCI databases (e.g., GaBi databases, IDEA, ecoinvent, Agri-footprint, ELCD, Social Hotspots, and LC-Inventories.ch).
  • Social Life Cycle Assessment (S-LCA).
  • System process modeling & Scenario development.
  • Chemical process modeling, simulation, and optimization with Aspen Plus.
  • Statistical analysis.
  • In-depth literature analysis wit Qualitative Data Analysis (QDA) with Nvivo, MAXQDA, and ATLAS.ti.
  • Scenario development, modeling, simulation, analysis, and evaluation.
  • Qualitative and quantitative data analysis.
  • Data visualization.
  • Material Flow Analysis (MFA).
  • Substance Flow Analysis (SFA).
  • Renewable energy.
  • Environmental policy, Sustainable.
  • Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
  • Sustainability science and transdisciplinary research skills.
  • Development of integrated and holistic waste management systems: municipal solid waste, e-waste, disaster waste, and hazardous waste management.
  • Development of sustainability indicators.
  • Climate change mitigation: analysis and coping strategies.
  • Sustainability assessment.
  • Technology evaluation (environmental and economic perspectives).
  • Total Material Requirement (TMR).
  • 3R (Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle).
  • Intensive knowledge & Skills of a wide range of Information Technology.

 Full proficiency in the essential academic software & tools, including advanced levels on Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint

SUMMARY

Key Expertise and Skills

Overall, my research work is on multidisciplinary research themes and projects. Nevertheless, I am specialized in environmental impact assessment, particularly in the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) with 8+ years of experience and practice. Including a wide range of industry-leading software such as GoBi t’s, SimaPro, and openLCA. I also hold expert knowledge and acquaintance with most of the available life cycle impact assessment databases. Equally well, LCA modeling approaches, inventory data generation, and prediction, etc.

I am as well specialized in urban environmental resource management, integrated approaches in sustainability science, and life-cycle thinking. Another central function of my expertise is Material Flow Analysis (MFA), inventory analysis, scenario development, and scenario evaluation. Besides, technological evaluation of the environmental performance of new technologies; including process modeling, simulation, and optimization.

Peer-reviews Activities (Journal reviews)

I have reviewed 125+ peer-reviewed journal article for 10+ journals. Journals such as the Journal of Cleaner Production, Journal of Environmental Management, and Resources, Conservation and Recycling. I have also reviewed textbooks and textbooks proposals, e.g., for Elsevier, John Wiley & Sons and the International Journal of Environmental Studies.

Software Skills

I utilize a variety of software for my research work for data analysis, modeling, simulation, and other purposes. Below are the major tools that I use and have expert knowledge with.

Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)

Math; Statistics; Data Analysis; and Data Visualization

Qualitative Data Analysis (QDA)

Material Flow Analysis (MFA)

Chemical Process Development & Simulation

Integrated Waste Management (IWM)

Web Development (Languages, Server OS, Platforms, etc).

Operating Systems (OS)

Networks simulation, behavior & performance.

Information Technology (IT)
Related Skills and Knowledge

Web Development

Web Design​

Responsive Design: Desktop, Tablet & Mobile)

Graphic Design​

Logo Design

Web Server Management

Digital Content Management

WordPress

Web Hosting Management

Web Publishing

Web Content Transfer (Web Servers, Websites, Databases, etc.)

Web Content Backup

(Strategic Backup)

IT Training (software, web, etc.)

Computer Networking (LAN & Wi-Fi)

Online Marketing

Video Editing

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Advanced Computer Maintenance & Repair of Critical Software & OS Issues (Windows & macOS)

Video Editing

Computer Networking (LAN & Wi-Fi)

Advanced Computer Maintenance & Repair of Critical Software & OS Issues (Windows & macOS)

Video Editing