Nuri Onat
Qatar University
Doha, Qatar
Member ID 2423
Member since Apr 18, 2021
Status Active


Curiosity driven human fellow, Student of life, Explorer


Nuri C. Onat serves as an Associate Professor at the Qatar Transportation and Traffic Safety Center (QTTSC). He is also the Co-founder and Co-director of Sustainable Systems & Solutions Lab (S3-Lab). Prior to joining the Qatar University, he worked as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering in the City University of Istanbul. He is an Emeritus Walton Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Julie Ann Global Sustainability Institute at the Arizona State University as part of the Walton Sustainability Fellowship Program. Dr. Onat received his Ph.D. from the Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering Department at the University of Central Florida (UCF). Onat completed his M.S. in the Department of Civil & Coastal Engineering, under the Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure & Environment (ESSIE) at the University of Florida (UF), where he also received Certificate of Engineering Entrepreneurship from Engineering Innovation Institute. He also has a second master degree from the Department of Industrial Engineering & Management Systems at UCF. Prior to starting the academic studies, he worked as a Civil Engineer in several engineering firms in Turkey, specializing in renewable power generation. He completed his B.S. in the Department of Civil Engineering at Gazi University, Turkey.

Research Interests

His research interests encompass theoretical and application based approaches associated with sustainability problems. His theoretical works focus on improving the sustainability assessment methodology by broadening the scope of the assessment framework with the integration of social and economic indicators and by deepening the mechanism with integration of non-linear dynamic modeling, economic input-output analysis, and optimization. Applications of his work cover the sustainable transportation, emerging technologies, and sustainable built environment.

Areas of interest:
Sustainability Assessment
Life cycle sustainability Assessment
Sustainability Assessment of Emerging Technologies
Alternative Vehicle Technologies
System Dynamics
Dynamic modeling of economic, social and environmental systems, and their interactions
Triple Bottom Line Accounting
Economic Input-Output Analysis
Energy and Environment
Carbon Footprint Analysis.
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