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Investigating product design in relation to circular economy recovery pathways and developing associated design methods.  The focus is on realizing product lifetime extension through reuse, repair, remanufacturing and material recovery through recycling. A core aspect is relating engineering aspects to business approaches and user behavior to achieve solutions that allow for implementation. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production


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