Environmental Sustainability Researcher
Ph.D., Sustainability Science (The University of Tokyo)
Researcher, Ritsumeikan University, College of Science and Engineering, Department of Environmental Systems Engineering, the Laboratory of Resource Circulation and Recycling Systems and the Sustainable Resource and Waste Management Laboratory. Shiga, Japan.
Senior Consultant, Cimbria Consulting, Texas, U.S. (Profile)
ABOUTSince graduating his Ph.D. from The University of Tokyo’s Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, Mahdi worked as a Sustainability Consultant and Researcher and as a Project Consultant in Japan. He is currently an Assistant Researcher at Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan, and a Senior Consultant at Cimbria Consulting, Texas, U.S. He has further been involved in academia since 2017 as an independent Sustainability Researcher, being working on several research projects. Additionally, he has been a volunteer reviewer since May 2017 for reputable and influential peer-reviewed international journals such as the Journal of Cleaner Production; the Journal of Environmental Management; Resources, Conservation and Recycling journal; and six other journals as well a reviewer for some textbooks. Since May 2017, he has reviewed 90+ peer-received articles and received several reviewers awards. He is a specialist in urban environmental resource management and life cycle assessment; while he also has a keen interest in multi-disciplinary research, including interdisciplinary sustainability science research and how to obtain “win-win” solutions to today’s most complex environmental issues such as resource use and energy ...
LATEST NEWS & UPDATES[September 12th, 2019] Received on September 13, 2018, two peer-review awards by publons: (1) “Top Reviewer for Environment/Ecology” and (2) “Top Reviewer for Engineering.” [August 4th, 2019] My talk and workshop on electric cars at JEEIT 2019, Amman, Jordan in April 2019, IEEE Jordan International Joint Conference on Electrical Engineering and Information Technology (JEEIT 2019): I was invited by the 2019 IEEE Jordan International Joint Conference on Electrical Engineering and Information Technology (JEEIT 2019) to deliver a talk and a 6-hour workshop on Electric Cars held in Amman, Jordan, April 8th-11th, 2019.
[May 15, 2018] My article “An integrated approach to establish e-waste management systems for developing countries” appeared as one of the “Most Downloaded Journal of Cleaner Production Articles” by the Journal of Cleaner Production” within the past 90 days
[April 26, 2018] Received five rewarding certificates for my contributions to the peer reviews process for three journals published by Elsevier (Journal of Cleaner Production, Resources, Conservation and Recycling, and Journal of Environmental Management) for my contributions during 2017.
Member of: The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), IEEE Young Professionals, IEEE Power & Energy Society, International Solid Waste Association (ISWA), International Waste Working Group (IWWG), Jordan Engineers Association (JEA), and Xinova Network.