Arnas Palaima

University of Cambridge
Profile photo Arnas Palaima

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.


General Information

Member ID 2063
First Name Arnas
Last Name Palaima
Member Since Oct 31, 2019



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


Download CV (PDF)

Contact Information

Organization University of Cambridge
Email Only visible to members
City Cambridge
Country United Kingdom

Website contributions from this member

May 05, 2020 Our highlight this week: Arnas Palaima

ISIE - Menu

Social Links