Asia Expertise Guide

 

Vietnam

  • 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
  • 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 Esther Bott

    'Niche' tourism markets and how local people negotiate them. Expertise in ethnographic research on: orphanage tourism in Nepal; 'tribal' tourism in Vietnam; adventure tourism in Nepal, Thailand (and Jordan and Patagonia). Currently working on a project exploring micro-finance, children's health and women's 'empowerment' in poor communities in Bihar, India.
    07985 652 137
    Cultures Gender Migration Sociology Tourism poverty power dignity Asia tribal tourism adventure tourism micro-finance women health
  • Professor Gary Rawnsley

    Media, communications, propaganda, public and cultural diplomacy, soft power. My research has focused mainly on China and Taiwan, but I have also conducted research on Vietnam and Korea.
  • 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 Energy Engineering Environment Gender History Migration Science Veterinary climate society sustainable development energy ecosystems Cities Water agriculture heritage Asia
  • Dr Maximilian Mayer

    Expert in the global governance of science, innovation, and technology; China's foreign and energy policy and International Relations theories. Current research is focused on digital infrastructures and emerging global digital orders in Eurasia. Dr Mayer leads the Research Priority Group on Global Technologies and Political Order at the Global Institute for Silk Road Studies.
    +86 574 8818 8285
    Belt and Road Initiative Energy International Relations Politics Foreign Policy Energy Policy China Taiwan Hong Kong North Korea International Relations Theories Belt and Road Initiative
  • 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 Engineering Environment International Relations Science Sociology Africa America (South) Asia civil engineering Flooding Geography rivers Water weather IAPS
  • Dr Lucy Roberts

    I am working on the water quality and biodiversity of coastal deltas in India, Bangladesh, and Vietnam.
    0115 84 68137
    Environment water quality flood management Vietnam India Bangladesh biodiversity coastline delta
  • Gayathry Venkiteswaran

    Expert in journalism, press freedom, freedom of expression, media reforms, digital rights as well as media and gender in Southeast Asia. Dr Venkiteswaran has also done research on the intersections of online rights with freedom of religion and freedom of association and assembly.
    +60389248705
    Communications Gender Press Freedom Media disinformation political economy of the media hate speech freedom of expression journalism
  • 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 Lonán Ó Briain

    My research is largely focused on mainland Southeast Asia, especially Vietnam. In that region, I study cultural history, intangible cultural heritage, musical infrastructures and audio technologies, cultures of ethnic minority communities and the environment.
    Arts and Culture Communications Education Environment History Music musical cultures southeast asia ethnomusicology cultural anthropology media studies cultural heritage
  • Professor Pau Loke Show

    Microalgae have recently attracted considerable interest worldwide, due to their extensive application potential in the renewable energy, biopharmaceutical, and nutraceutical industries. Microalgae are renewable, sustainable, and economical sources of biofuels, bioactive medicinal products, and food ingredients.
    +60102250322
    Belt and Road Initiative Energy Engineering Environment Science agriculture biosciences life sciences pharmaceutical Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Water
  • 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
  • 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
  • Prof Paul Torremans

    I have travelled extensively and delivered guest lecture on legal topics. I therefore know the legal environment well.
    07813880523
  • Dr Edward Bolt

    Molecular Biology in human cells. In Asia: Research collaborations, editorial board, expert reviewer for grant applications.
    0115 823 0194
    Education Science biosciences life sciences CRISPR molecular biology drug development cancer
  • Dr Joanne Lim

    Society 5.0, digital media and society, particularly focusing on participatory culture via social media platforms, mobile (m-health) applications to improve quality of life; interculturalism and civic engagement; and smart and regenerative solutions for communities in the Malaysian-Southeast Asian context.
    Communications Cultures Sociology human rights Identity and Rights Sustainable development goals
  • Karma Tashi Choedron

    Karma's primary research focus is on modern-day slavery (Trafficking in Persons), i.e. on migrant workers in Malaysia, South and Southeast Asia. Research is primarily focused on oil palm companies and the manufacturing industry and its supply chain, including certification bodies.
    +6 03 8925 3563
    Environment Gender International Relations Religion Rights Lab Trafficking in Persons Marginalised/Displaced Communities Gender Environmental Ethics conservation Traditional/Indigenous Knowledge buddhism sikhism modern-day slavery modern slavery migrant workers oil palm companies manufacturing industry supply chains certification bodies Social Injustice
  • Dr Oana Burcu

    I am currently developing further my expertise in the determinants of migrants' vulnerabilities and forced labour, while maintaining my pre-existent interest and expertise in nationalism, diasporic communities, China's foreign policy and Asia-Pacific security.
  • Dr Neil Mennie

    Neil is a cognitive neuroscientist, and has worked in the UK, the US and Germany prior to Malaysia. He is interested in the use of vision and how we use it in everyday life. His interests include face recognition, attention, stress and anxiety, AI, machine learning and psychology. He is also very interested in sensory devices to assist the blind.
    Environment Health and Medicine Psychology Science neuroscience vision Psychology Cognition Animal applied biosciences life sciences pharmaceutical Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Dr Christian Mueller

    Global connections between Europe and Asia (South, Southeast and East Asia) from the early modern period to the contemporary era, with a focus on imperialism, transnationalism, normative orders, labour, travel, encounters, curiosity, and identities.
  • Dr Alison K.S. Wee

    My research focuses on the evolution and conservation of coastal ecosystems. My primary goal is to understand their historical and future response to global change using molecular approaches, and to formulate sustainable development strategies. I work primarily on mangroves, with 12 years of field and lab experience in the Asia Pacific region, including in Japan, China and Thailand.
    Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy Environment Science bioscience Governance life science Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Water
  • Dr Faith Chan

    Dr Faith Ka Shun Chan is an Assistant Professor at the University of Nottingham, Ningbo campus, China. He currently conducts research on international water management practices, with a particularly focus on flood risk management in East Asian mega-deltas and coastal mega-cities.. He has a strong research and teaching interests on inter-disciplinary aspects on environmental management across physical and human geography, in particular on issues related to sustainable water and soil management and development.
    +86-18867859622
    Energy Environment Science Governance Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) urban flood resilience coastal megacities; climate change urban water management sponge city green finance
  • Dr Virginia Panizzo

    Ginnie is a freshwater ecologist and stable isotope geochemist whose work focuses on environmental change and biogeochemical cycling in aquatic ecosystems. In tandem with my research on algal proxies, I am interested in reconstructing the impact that humans and climate change have had on freshwater systems over the past 2000 years.
    Environment Geography Science Sustainable development goals Water climate change water quality pollution algae Deltas rivers lakes
  • Dr Florian Wiedmann

    As an academic architect specialized in investigating emerging cities from an international and interdisciplinary perspective, I have been involved in research, practice and teaching in Western Asia since 2006. My main focus has been the rapid urban transformation due to international migration in the Persian Gulf region. From 2011 to 2018 my research was funded by Qatar Foundation and one of the main areas of my expertise is the space production of knowledge economies in the context of rapid urban growth. In recent years, I have also established new links to institutions in India, Nepal and Vietnam.
    Architecture and Built Environment Business and economy Cultures History Migration Cities Persian Gulf GCC urbanism Sustainable development goals governanace
  • Dr Georgios Kapogiannis

    Georgios is recognized as a world leading expert and researcher in Digital Innovation and Project Management in Architecture, Engineering and Construction sector. He held roles in Greece, United Kingdom, China and Middle East and United States of America. He is a BRE BIM Certified ISO19650 Trainer, a Certified Project Manager and currently is working as an Assistant Professor in Building Information Modelling (BIM) at The University of Nottingham Ningbo China and a V.Professor in Management Information Systems in the College of Business Administration at the University of Northern Iowa, USA.. He is also an Associate Member of the Center for Structural Engineering and Informatics at The University of Nottingham UK campus. In addition, He is the Acting Deputy Director of the Geospatial and Hazard Research Group at the same university.
    +86 574 8818 8806
  • Professor Lucelia Rodrigues

    My expertise is in sustainability and resilience in buildings and communities, and I have worked across the globe including China, India, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Malaysia, Myanmar, Saudi Arabia and Singapore.
    Architecture and Built Environment Energy Environment Governance Sustainable development goals
  • Professor Tim Heath

    Extensive research and professional expertise in urban design, city planning, and heritage conservation especially in China for over 15 years. Some limited experience in Indonesia and Malaysia.
    Architecture and Built Environment Engineering Engineering architecture design urban built enviroment
  • Professor Jon Garibaldi

    Have spend a lot of time in China with research colleagues in my field.
    +44 115 95 14216
    Science computer science
  • Dr Luke Emeka Okafor

    Economic issues that relate to international trade, regional connectivity, digital transformation, tourism economics, development process, and industrial organization with a specific focus on how firms, industries, and countries respond to globalization and shocks. This includes investigating the interplay between digitalization, economic resilience, and performance as well as COVID-19 effects on firms, industries, and economies.
    +6 (03) 8725 3716
    Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy Cultures Education Energy Environment Gender Migration Trade Corruption Governance human rights Identity and Rights Sustainable development goals
  • Professor Kim Hua Tan

    Accelerated product innovation; lean management; supply chain management; sustainable operations; lean green; operations strategy implementation
    +44 (0)115 8467 749
    Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy International Relations supply chain management sustainable operations lean green business
  • Professor Michele Geraci

    15 years experience in China/Asia policy research, first as head of China at Global Policy Institute London, then head of China Economic Research af Nottingham Uni, Ningbo. Advised western Governments on China policy, trade policy, international relations, china-Eu, China-US relations, China-EU investment agreement.
    +86 139 6712 1554
  • Professor Peter Li

    I am a leading scholar in two areas: (1) indigenous research on Chinese management with a special focus on the modern implications of traditional Chinese philosophies, and (2) emerging multinational firms with a special focus on the strategy and innovation of Chinese multinational firms, especially their overseas mergers and acquisitions.
    13661132550
    Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy Cultures emerging economies MNCs China Chinese management innovation and entrepreneurship in China
  • Dr Vengadeshvaran Sarma

    Development, impact evaluation, and policy research. Current research focuses on Entrepreneurs with disabilities, Social entrepreneurship, Anti-slavery practices in global supply chains, Charitable giving and donor behaviour, Sustainable development and land acquisition, Education reforms. The current geographic focus is primarily on Southeast Asia (Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Laos), and South Asia (India, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh).
    Business and economy Education Migration agriculture Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Dr Duncan Shaw

    AI in business, Internet of Things, data, big data
    +44 (0) 115 951 5151
    Business and economy Communications Education Energy Engineering Environment Trade AI internet of things big data business analytics customer service agriculture biosciences Governance pharmaceutical

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