Catalina Spataru
University College London
LONDON, United Kingdom
Member ID 2335
Member since Feb 04, 2021
Status Active


I am a Professor in Global Energy And Resources at UCL, London, UK and the founder and the Head of Islands Laboratory at UCL, I have lead and been involved in various research and consultancy projects revolving around climate change, sustainability, governance of disasters, risk reduction and resilience, resource nexus, resource self-sufficiency, circular economy, business models, energy security, equality, funded by EPSRC, EC, Belmont, British council, UN, industry etc with applications to UK, Australia, Canada, Brazil, China etc. Currently I focus primary on research related to islands, city islands, artificial islands, where together with my group we have conducted extensive research for islands (e.g Greek Islands, Turkish islands, Scottish Islands, The Bahamas, Mauritius)

Research Interests

Island Industrial Ecology, Climate change, Sustainability, Disasters risk reduction and resilience, Resource nexus