CELP Summit 2021
Circular Economy Leadership & Partnership Summit 2021
Professor & Head of LCSA Lab
Shabbir H. Gheewala is a professor at the Joint Graduate School of Energy and Environment (JGSEE), Thailand where he teaches Life Cycle Assessment and has led the Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment Lab for about 20 years. He also holds an adjunct professorship at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, USA. His research focuses on sustainability assessment of energy systems; sustainability indicators; and certification issues in biofuels and the agro-industry. He is a national expert on life cycle inventory as well as product carbon and water footprinting in Thailand. Shabbir mentors the research network on sustainability assessment and policy for food, fuel and climate change in Thailand.
Along with graduate teaching and research, Shabbir has worked extensively with industry in Thailand providing training and consultancy to scores of companies with aspirations towards improvements in sustainability. He also sits on several national committees providing technical support to policy-making bodies in Thailand. He has conducted national projects on sustainability and competitiveness for several critical supply chains in Thailand with the support of agencies such as the National Science and Technology Development Agency, Agricultural Research and Development Agency, Department of Alternative Energy Development and Efficiency, and the National Research Council of Thailand.