Take Action for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through Industrial Ecology


Dr. Qian Zhang currently works in the Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining at Queen's University, Canada. Zhang is an industrial ecologist interested in green mining, material circularity and criticality, and sustainable urban systems. His research focuses on carbon footprint assessment and policy-oriented modelling of other environmental pressures (natural resource depletion, water scarcity, air pollution, solid waste, etc.) on the built environment at multiple scales.

Research Interests

Environmental footprint and shared responsibility
Material cycles and resource efficiency
Nexus approach to support systems engineering management
Impact measurement methods for CSR, ESG, SDGs

Website contributions from this member

19 Apr 2022 PhD Candidate starting in Fall 2022
13 Apr 2022 PhD Candidate
02 Sep 2019 Member Spotlights: Qian Zhang