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Professor Simron Singh conducts socio-metabolic research on small islands. As an industrial ecologist, he tracks material and energy flows through island systems: what and how much resources are locally produced, imported, transformed, used, stocked and discarded. His research aims to inform science and policy on ways small islands can achieve resource and energy security, meet social and economic goals while building resilient infrastructure to endure climate change. He has conducted extensive research in the Nicobar Islands (India), Samothraki (Greece), and in several Caribbean nations. He is co-founder and lead of the research program Metabolism of Islands. For a full list of publications, please visit Prof. Singh’s ResearchGate page.
- SUSM 675
- INDEV 607
- INDEV 609
- Noll, D., Wiedenhofer, D., Miatto, A., Singh, S. (2019). Infrastructure expansion, waste generation and EU recycling targets on Samothraki, Greece. Resources, Conservation and Recycling. Elsevier.
- Symmes, R., Fishman, T., Telesford, J., Tan, S-Y, de Kroon, K., Singh, S. (2019). The weight of islands: A GIS-based material stock analysis of Grenada in the context of extreme weather and climate change. Journal of Industrial Ecology. Wiley.
- Singh, S.J., Fischer-Kowalski, M., Haas, W. (2018). The Sustainability of Humanitarian Aid: The Nicobar Islands as a Case of ‘Complex Disaster. In: Reddy, S. (eds.): The Asian Tsunami and Post-Disaster Aid. Springer.
- Fetzel, T., Petridis, P., Noll, D., Singh, S.J., Fischer-Kowalski, M. (2018). Reaching a socio-ecological tipping point: Overgrazing on the Greek island of Samothraki and the role of European agricultural policies. Land Use Policy, Elsevier.
- Fraňková, E. Haas, W., Singh, S. (2018). Socio-Metabolic Perspectives on the Sustainability of Local Food Systems: Insights for Science, Policy and Practice. Dordrecht: Springer. (Book)
- Ph.D - Human Ecology, Lund University, Sweden
- M.A. - Ecology & Environment, Indian Institute of Ecology and Environment, India
- B.A. - English, University of Delhi, India