Izhar Hussain Shah
Imperial College London
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London, United Kingdom
Member ID 1915
Member since Apr 30, 2019
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Environmental sustainability analyst with a demonstrated track record in sustainability assessments and ecological policy innovation through project management and scientific research. Focussed on sustainable technological deployment for climate change mitigation and circular economy through lifecycle approaches.

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Izhar's multidisciplinary research is focused on resources sustainability, low-carbon industries, economy-environment decoupling, and industrial symbiosis. Izhar is experienced in sustainability evaluations through life cycle impact analysis, socio-economic policy assessment, material (& substance) flow accounting, and system efficiency optimization. Izhar remains dedicated to synthesizing solutions for greenhouse gas reduction and climate change mitigation.

Research Interests

RESOURCES SUSTAINABILITY
Izhar's research revolves around resources sustainability based on life cycle approaches. His work remains focused on promoting circular economy within the context of sustainable urban and industrial development.

LIFE CYCLE ASSESSMENT
Izhar is also experienced in conducting the life cycle assessment of emerging technologies and assessing their scope for environmental mitigation. His research considers all stages of a product, from mining to end-of-life, resulting in a comprehensive cradle to grave environmental impact assessment. Izhar is proficient in using OpenLCA and GaBi-LCA software packages.

MATERIAL FLOW ACCOUNTING
Izhar also performs Material Flow Accounting (MFA) which is an analytical approach in industrial ecology to assess environmental impacts associated with resource extraction, consumption, and trade. Izhar has used this approach in assessing and improving resource efficiency and productivity at national and regional scales enabling decision-making on resource-efficient and circular economy policies.
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