Member Spotlights: Oludunsin Arodudu

Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment

Biography (Tell us about yourself)

I am a Senior Circular Economy Researcher at the Irish Manufacturing research, Ireland. I currently research on baseline assessment framework and  regional resource mapping for the Irish Circular Economy. I obtained my Bachelor of Science degree in Geography from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria in 2008. I completed an Erasmus Mundus Master of Science Degree program in Geoinformation Science and Earth Observation for Environmental Modelling and Management (GEM) from Lund University, Sweden and University of Twente, Netherlands in 2012. I finished my PhD in Geoecology from Potsdam University, Germany in 2017.

Position: Senior researcher

Institution: Irish Manufacturing Research

Degrees: BSc., MSc., PhD

Main research/work interest areas 

  • Sustainability and impact assessment
  • Life cycle sustainability assessment
  • Indicator development for Sustainable development goals
  • Energy and climate change mitigation potential assessment
  • Multi-criteria decision making

 Inspirational book/paper related to LCSA

 Guinée, J. B., & Heijungs, R. (2011). Life cycle sustainability analysis: Framing questions to approaches. Journal of Industrial Ecology, 15(5), 656–658.

 Zamagni, A., Pesonen, H.-L., & Swarr, T. (2013). From LCA to life cycle sustainability assessment: Concept, practice and future directions. International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, 18(9), 1637–1641.

 Guinée J. (2016) Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment: What Is It and What Are Its Challenges?. In: Clift R., Druckman A. (eds) Taking Stock of Industrial Ecology. Springer, Cham.

 Collaboration Interests

Development of Life cycle sustainability assessment-based indicators for assessment of sustainable development goals

Life cycle thinking methodologies for circular economy assessment