Arnas Palaima
University of Cambridge
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Member ID 2063
Member since Oct 31, 2019
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Currently my key research interest is eco-innovation, ecological economics and circular economy. More specifically I seek to quantify mathematical relationships among key economic and ecosystem structural/functional variables in the Baltic social-ecological system.



2018 – present: Marie Curie Fellow in Ecological Economics, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge
2008 – 2018: Director/Senior Research Scientist, Ecological Economics Innovations Center, Berkeley, California, USA.
2010 – 2012: Editor/Author of the peer-reviewed book " Ecology, conservation and restoration of tidal marshes: the San Francisco Estuary", University of California Press, Berkeley, California, USA.
2007 – 2008: Site Profile Coordinator, NERR-NOAA/Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California, USA.
2006 – 2007: Advisor for Scientific Program and Innovations, CDD Inc., San Francisco, California, USA.
2002 – 2005: Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology, Department of Biology, University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi, USA.
1996 – 2002: Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Biology, University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA.
1995 – 1996: Fulbright Scholar, Department of Biology, University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA.


2002 Ph.D. in Biology- University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, USA.
1995 Diplomas in Biology/Ecology - Vilnius University, Vilnius, Lithuania.

Awards and scholarships

2018 – 2020 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship in Economic Sciences, European Union, Brussels.
2000 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, USA.
1995 – 1996 Fulbright Scholarship, Institute of International Education, USIA, New York, USA.

Research Interests

Eco-innovation, sustainability, circular economy
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