Asia Expertise Guide

   
   
 

Environment

  • Dr Nicholas Hamm

    Participated in two projects in China: (1) mapping the environmental determinants of echinococcosis in the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region (NHAR) and (2) mapping air pollution in China for input into environmental epidemiology studies. Also coordinated a joint MSc between the Univeristy of Twente (NL) and the Indian Institute of Remote Sensing.
    +86 574 8818 8980
  • Professor Melanie Leng

    Use of isotopes in environmental research, in particular with climate change and human-landscape interactions, with increasing importance on the Anthropocene. Use stable isotopes as tracers of modern pollution and understanding the hydrological cycle especially in areas suffering human impact.
    0115 936 3515
    Environment Science isotopes climate change Environment Human Anthropocene pollution Malaysia australia turkey Vietnam
  • Professor Festo Massawe

    Our research focuses on crop diversity and sustainable crop production. Expertise range from genetics, breeding, crop physiology and the use molecular tools to optimize crop production. Our focus crops include Bambara groundnut, Amaranth, winged bean and oil palm. Our ultimate aim is to develop and promote solutions to deliver sustainable food systems (from production to consumption).
    +6089248218
  • Dr Joaquin Lopez-Mugica

    Intersections between representations of contemporary art and the modern Chinese city.
    +86 (0) 574 8818 0193
    Architecture and Built Environment Art Education Migration China Contemporary Art Chinese cities representation migration
  • Dr Lonán Ó Briain

    The musical cultures of Southeast Asia, particularly Vietnam, ethnomusicology, cultural anthropology, media studies, ethnic minorities, cultural heritage.
    +44 (0)115 951 4641
    Arts and Culture Communications Education Environment History Music Politics musical cultures southeast asia Vietnam ethnomusicology cultural anthropology media studies Ethnic Minorities cultural heritage
  • Dr Jing Dai

    Green supply chain management, and sustainable operations/logistics in China.
    +86 574 8818 8179
    Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy Environment Green supply chain management China Logistics Asia
  • Professor Christopher Gibbins

    Developing sustainable water management strategies to help conserve aquatic organisms, working primarily on invertebrates and fish (Malaysia)
    +60 38924 8733
    Engineering Environment Science Sustainability water management aquatic organisms conservation Malaysia Asia fish
  • Professor Suzanne McGowan

    Freshwater ecosystems, focusing on tropical floodplains including lakes, deltas and rivers. Work includes water quality investigations in the Red River Delta of Vietnam and mid-Yangtzse Delta of China, tracking recent environmental degradation in a lowland flood pulse wetland in Malaysia, aquatic biodiversity and water quality monitoring of Malaysian rivers, assessing sustainability of aquaculture in freshwater lakes of the Philippines.
    0115 951 5451
    Environment Water palaeolimnology biomonitoring freshwater ecosystems tropical floodplains lakes deltas and rivers water quality investigations Red River Delta Vietnam mid-Yangtzse Delta China environmental degradation Malaysia aquatic biodiversity water quality monitoring Sustainability aquaculture Philippines
  • Dr Sean Mayes

    Crops, plants, seeds, crop genetics, marker assisted selection, development of minor crops, resilient agriculture, oil palm, bambara groundnut, wheat, tea, biotechnology, breeding, seed systems
    01159518062
    Environment Science World Crops plants seeds crop genetics marker assisted selection development of minor crops resilient agriculture oil palm bambara groundnut wheat tea biotechnology breeding seed systems
  • Dr Ian James Kidd

    Ancient Chinese philosophy, Confucian philosophy, Daoist philosophy, Buddhist philosophy
    Arts and Culture Education Environment Ancient Chinese philosophy Confucian philosophy Daoist philosophy Buddhist philosophy
  • Dr Georgios Kapogiannis

    Digital construction engineering – management. Currently investigating how to improve collaboration in construction management and businesses by using the state of the art of digital technologies.
    +86 574 8818 8806
    Architecture and Built Environment Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy Education Engineering architecture project management BIM digital construction engineering and management project planning research and analysis lecturing Management strategy business strategy leadership management consulting China new zealand Singapore australia Engineering
  • Dr Alex Lechner

    Landscape ecologist with experience applying socio-ecological approaches along with spatial modelling (i.e. GIS) to conservation and natural resource management. Current research focuses on the social and environmental dimensions of urban planning in Asian cities and biodiversity conservation in Malaysia and Southeast Asia such as the impact of the Belt and Road Initiative.
    +60 38725 3613
    Belt and Road Initiative Environment Science southeast asia East Asia Belt and Road Initiative conservation planning GIS remote sensing Malaysia
  • Dr Richard Lea

    Environmental effects on fertility and reproduction. General male and female fertility issues. Reproduction. Environmental chemicals in food.Dr Lea can talk on any topics relating to fertility, chemicals in food, pregnancy, pregnancy failure/miscarriage, environmental effects on populations.Previous media experience includes: Interviews on ITV Central, BBC East Midlands, Swedish TV News channel, radio interviews including BBC World Service, Radio Nottingham, Radio Scotland, NewsTalk 770 (Calgary), interviews with print journalists from various Newspapers - The New York Times, The Guardian, The Telegraph, The Times, Nottingham Post.Dr Lea is Interested in external consultancy and research collaboration opportunities.
    +44 (0)115 951 6426
    Animals Environment Health and Medicine Science Veterinary reproduction fertility environmental chemicals Human Animal sheep dogs nottingham Vet School
  • Dr Chris Ives

    Expertise in urban ecology and the social dimensions of environmental planning. Currently undertaking research on how residents of Kuala Lumpur value and use green space and how connecting with nature can promote sustainability.
    0115 82 32536
    Environment Geography urban ecology Environment planning Kuala Lumpur Green space nature Sustainability Malaysia
  • Professor Julian Henderson

    Science and archaeology. Ancient technologies, particularly glass, ceramics, metals and stone. Islamic archaeology in Syria. Scientific techniques used in archaeology. Silk Road
    +44 (0) 115 951 4840
    Archaeology Arts and Culture Belt and Road Initiative Cultures Environment History Science archaeology Ancient technology Islamic syria silk road Asia China Japan Indonesia turkey Kazakhstan Tajikistan Hong Kong history
  • Dr Richard Field

    Conducted ecological research on the Krakatoa islands (more properly Krakatau); assembly of tropical ecosystems after 1883 eruptions.
    0115 846 6146
    Environment biogeography ecosystems ecology tropical Krakatoa Islands Asia
  • Dr Meili Feng

    Freshwater ecosystems under climate changing effects and human activities especially hydropower regulation. Areas of interest include: The impacts of hydropower regulation on river thermal regimes and fish habitat suitability; temporal-spatial characterisation of hydropeaking and thermopeaking effects; water quality modeling based on biogeochemistry processes; river hydrology and ecologically related implications.
    +86 (0) 574 8818 8510
    Belt and Road Initiative Environment freshwater ecosystems climate change hydropower regulations water quality rivers
  • Dr Pauline Eadie

    The Philippines, including politics, corruption, elections and 'People Power'; poverty ie. urban housing, population growth land reform; security including the Mindanao situation and terrorism, counter-terrorism and the Abu Sayyaf group; religion; the United States/Philippines relationship; migrant workers ie. overseas foreign workers. Disaster relief and rehabilitation.
    +44 (0) 7759544100
    Environment International Relations Migration Politics politics Philippines Corruption election population terroism overseas disaster relief
  • Professor Michèle Clarke

    The environment, climate and ecology of the Asia-Pacific region for the last 30 years, including the complexity of their interactions with society, heritage and cultures. Recent themes have included agriculture and rural development; cultural and built heritage; low carbon and clean energy; rapid urbanisation and sustainable cities; and the energy-water-food nexus.
    0115 951 5446
    Archaeology Architecture and Built Environment Cultures Education Engineering Environment Gender History Migration Science Veterinary climate society sustainable development energy ecosystems Cities Water agriculture heritage Asia
  • Dr Ahimsa Campos-Arceiz

    Tropical ecology and conservation, working primarily on Asian megafauna (e.g. elephants), their habitats, and their interactions with people.
    +60 133 921 406
    Environment megafauna Asian elephants ecological function seed dispersal human-elephant conflict wildlife and infrastructure and stakeholder engagement ecology conservation
  • Dr Angus Davison

    Evolutionary genetics. Conservation genetics. Body asymmetry and handedness. Speciation. Snails and molluscs. Science in Japan.
    01158230322/07895324124
    Environment Health and Medicine Science evolution genetics conservation asymmetry handedness speciation snails molluscs Science Japan IAPS
  • Professor Eugene Ch'ng

    Developing Virtual Reality technology for the production, storage and sharing of cultural heritage spanning large spatial-temporal scales. Develop technology for retrieving, processing, and tools for visual analytics for large social media datasets for understanding phenomena within connected societies.
    +86 574 8818 3049
    Archaeology Architecture and Built Environment Art Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy Cultures Environment History Science virtual reality augmented reality social media big data Digital heritage virtual heritage computational archaeology
  • Dr Zhuo Chen

    China's public health: health systems and food systems, with a focus on China's food safety, traditional medicine, and health systems in popular media outlets.
    +86 (0)574 8818 8565
    Business and economy Environment Health and Medicine Obesity genomics Econometrics health policy healthcare management pharmacoeconomics Asia China
  • Dr Faith Chan

    Specialist in international water management policies, particularly in sustainable flood management and planning practices, flood risk assessment practices in the East Asian coastal cities, deltas and their applications in both developed and developing countries.
    +86 5748 810 9471
    Belt and Road Initiative Environment Politics Science international water management policies Sustainability flood management flood risk assessment East Asia coastal cities Asia
  • Professor Cong Cao

    Social studies of science, technology, and innovation in China, particularly in China's scientific elite; human resources in science and technology; research and entrepreneurship in nanotechnology and biotechnology; reform of the science and technology system; intellectual property rights and their protection.
    +86 574 8818 9690
    Belt and Road Initiative Education Environment Science Sociology Science technology innovation China Human Resources Entrepreneurship reform Intellectual Property Rights Asia
  • Dr Matthew Ashfold

    Atmospheric sciences in Southeast Asia, trans-boundary air pollution, haze, air quality in cities, connections between climate change, climate variability and air pollution.
    +60 38725 3434
    Environment Air Pollution atmospheric sciences air quality haze climate change
  • Dr Bagus Muljadi

    Director of the newly-established Indonesia Doctoral Training Partnership (IDTP). IDTP provides a platform for research and knowledge exchange with the Indonesian government, higher education institutions, and industries. IDTP was established in partnership with the Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education of the Republic of Indonesia (RISTEKDIKTI). Recent research focuses on includes publications on rarefied quantum gas dynamics, multiscale method developments, direct pore-scale simulations and reactive transport modelling.
    +447475834586
    Education Engineering Environment International Relations Science Engineering Environment Indonesia Doctoral Training Partnership transport modelling chemical engineering quantum gas
  • Dr Usman Khalid

    Economist working on the relationships that exist at the cross-section of Economics and Politics. Usman has worked on a variety of topics in the Asian context such as exploring the relationship between firm ownership and carbon emissions in China, and understanding the relationship between trade, outward FDI and economic growth.
    +6 (03) 8924 8255
    Business and economy Environment International Relations Politics Trade Economy Asia Trade politics Sri Lanka Malaysia Pakistan carbon emissions Economic Growth
  • Martha Ledger

    My research project centres around the measurement of tropical peatland subsidence. I am combining localised ground measurements with the novel remote sensing technique (intermittent small baseline subset (ISBAS) InSAR) to create a regional picture of subsidence and carbon stock measurements in tropical peatlands in Malaysia.
    +447776334599
    Environment peatlands climate change subsidence carbon Malaysia
  • Dr Gabriele Neher

    Northern Italian Renaissance painting, especially in Venice, Brescia, Moretto and Romanino. The Italian courts in the Renaissance. Renaissance women. Altar pieces 1500-1600. Caravaggio. Tudor and Elizabethan courts; prodigy houses, especially Hardwick, Wollaton and Burghley. Also Thoresby Hall and Estate. The use of social media for teaching and peer mentoring.
    + 44 (0)115 9513184, +44 (0)115 942 1507
    Architecture and Built Environment Arts and Culture Education Gender Technology Art Italy renaissance painting Venice Brescia Moretto Romanino women Altar pieces Caravaggio Tudor Elizabethan Hardwick Hall wollaton hall Burghley Thoresby Estate social media Mentoring Peer mentoring
  • Dr Odette Paramor

    Involved with several European projects supporting EU-China cooperation in research and innovation ('DragonSTAR', 'DragonSTAR Plus', 'ENRICH in China' and 'URBAN-EU-CHINA'), and have supported the development of EU-China R&I calls in the areas of sustainable urbanisation and food, agriculture and biotechnology. Current research interests are in marine biology and assessing the impacts of human activities on marine systems.
    +86 574 8818 8998
    Education Environment Geography International Relations Science EU China innovation sustainable urbanisation food agriculture biotechnology marine biology marine systems
  • Dr Simon Roberts

    PI on International Social Security Association study of gaps in social protection including Australia, India and Thailand. Senior EU Expert on EU-China Social Security Reform Co-operation Project, Senior EU Expert providing technical assistance for capacity building in social security for Turkey. Co-Investigator (Policy and Governance) on Leverhulme Trust Sustainable Urban Habitats programme with empirical data from Shanghai.
    0115 846 7767
    Environment Gender Law Migration social policy social security pensions healthcare EU law institutional capacity building Governance Evaluation China Thailand turkey India
  • Dr Alexander Trautrims

    Logistics and supply chains ie. the operations that are run behind every business, with a focus on the retail sector. How products get to the supermarket shelf, collaboration between retailers and suppliers, sustainability issues ie. food miles, and the impact of online shopping on the retail sector. Vulnerability of supply chains and logistics networks.
    +44 (0) 115 823 1414
    Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy Environment International Relations Rights Lab Logistics supply chains business retail supermarkets retailers Sustainability modern slavery human rights sustainability scandals
  • Dr Sarah Jewitt

    Gender and environmental management. Forest use and management in India during the colonial and post-colonial period. Socio-cultural importance of forests and their role in community-based resource management. Technology transfers and the displacement of indigenous agro-ecological knowledge. The impact of 30 years of Green Revolution in India. Political ecology of natural resource management in Eastern India, intra- and inter- community variations in environmental knowledge possession and management capacity in Jharkhand, India.
    +44 (0) 115 951 5450
    Environment Gender Geography Rights Lab Geography Environment Gender Forest India Colonial post-colonial Community technology political Indian IAPS
  • Professor Sarah Hall

    Geographies of money and finance. The City of London and its competitiveness as an international financial centre. The changing nature of financial services, particularly the growth of the private wealth management industry. Highly skilled, elite financial labour markets, including highly skilled migration in London. New research is examining the growing presence of Chinese financial services within London. Banking for the super rich.
    +44 (0) 115 846 8404 , +44 (0) 7866 311 588
    Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy China Environment International Relations Geography money finance London international Banking IAPS Global finance RMB internationalisation international financial centres highly skilled Chinese migration financial expertise
  • Dr Steven Zhou

    Focus on bridging world and management practices in academia and exploring the root of Chinese management and innovation from Chinese traditional culture.
    +86 574 8818 8803
    Architecture and Built Environment Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy Cultures China Management business culture innovation traditions
  • Dr Lisa Yon

    Reproductive physiology in elephants, including physiology, endocrinology and studies of adipose tissue and links between nutrition and reproduction; and the physiology of stress. Captive and free-ranging wildlife, particularly infectious disease. Zoo animal welfare, specifically in captive elephant welfare and behaviour.
    +44 (0) 115 951 6358
    Animals Environment Health and Medicine Science Veterinary veterinary reproduction Physiology endocrinology wildlife Zoo animals
  • Professor Colin Thorne

    Professor Colin Thorne is one of the UK's leading expert in flooding. His expertise covers flood management, rivers and river management, including rehabilitation and restoration for environmental enhancement and rivers and development issues in South America, Africa and Asia.
    0115 951 5431
    Architecture and Built Environment Business and economy Education Engineering Environment International Relations Science Sociology Africa America (South) Asia civil engineering Flooding Geography rivers Water weather IAPS
  • Dr Racheal Tarlinton

    Infectious diseases (viruses) of wildlife, companion animals and livestock Zoonotic diseases Antimicrobial resistance Vaccines Genomics/genetics of animals Toxicology (poisonings) Veterinary careers.
    01159516273
  • Dr Yu-Ting Tang

    Brownfield regeneration in China and Taiwan from an environmental perspective, especially related to human health risk assessment.
    +86 1886 785 9379
    Environment brownfield regeneration China Taiwan Environment human health risk assessment
  • Professor May-Tan Mullins

    Belt and Road Initiative, political ecology of rising China, environmental and energy justice, poverty alleviation and building resilience for the poorest and most vulnerable.
    +86 5748 818 0208
    Belt and Road Initiative Environment International Relations Migration Politics energy poverty alleviation post disaster rehabilitation urbanisation smart eco-city political ecology of a rising China
  • Dr Sofie Sjogersten

    Expertise relates to the functioning and management of tropical peat swamp forests, land degradation, greenhouse gas emissions and sustainable agriculture. Involved in a UK Space Agency project using space borne platforms to monitor and manage tropical peatlands and a Global Challenges Research Fund project to develop less damaging agriculture on tropical peatlands in Malaysia and Indonesia.
    0115 951 6239
    Environment Science tropical peatlands swamp forests land degradation greenhouse gas emissions sustainable agriculture Malaysia Indonesia China
  • Professor David Salt

    Plant science, agriculture, global food security, minerals, nutrients, food, diet, cadmium, arsenic
    +44 (0) 115 9516332
    Environment Food Plant Science plant science global food security Minerals nutrients food diet agriculture cadmium arsenic
  • Dr Novita Sakundarini

    Eco-design, sustainable manufacturing, material selection, recycling oriented design, design and development of environmental impact assessment tool in product design, and development of expert systems for green design. Has established many research collaborations and university linkages in the area of manufacturing and sustainable design, specifically with Asia-Pacific universities.
    +60 3892 435 52
    Engineering Environment Eco-design sustainable manufacturing material selection Recycling oriented design Environment impact assessment product design Manufacturing Sustainable design
  • Dr Christina Chin - UNM

    PM methodology development and implementation; engineering management; lean manufacturing and life cycle assessment for sustainability and environmental impact in manufacturing industries; renewable energy policies management and implementation with the integration of project management methodologies; and pollution management in specific river restoration, remediation & prevention programme in Malaysia.
    +60 38725 3486
    Engineering Environment PM Engineering Management lean manufacturing life cycle assessment renewable energy policies air pollution management rivers Malaysia Asia
  • Dr Christina Supramaniam

    Certification and best practices for sustainable palm oil estate management in smallholders. Molecular plant pathologist for soilborne diseases of tropical plants. Soil microbiome for disease suppression and preservation of natural biodiversity. Microbial biotechnology for agricultural waste management and green technologies.
    +60389248217
    Environment Plant Science Science Sustainable Palm Oil tropical plants soilborne diseases biodiversity Indonesia Malaysia

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