Our highlight this week: Oleksandr Galychyn

Sustainable Urban Systems




 Oleksandr is a Ph.D. student at Parthenope University of Naples, Italy. He focuses on the reconceptualization of the optimal physical structure (size, shape and pattern) and functional characteristics of urban socio-ecological systems in terms of energy transfer under a systems and multi-criteria perspectives.


Oleksandr’s main research interest areas:

  • Urban metabolism 
  • Environmentally  extended input-ouput analysis 
  • Circular economy 
  • Urban socio-ecological systems 
  • Ecological network analysis


Oleksandr’s favorite cities and why:

Vienna, Stockholm and Bejing. They are good as a case studies in relation to my research topic. Berlin feels like home since my family lives there