Mahdi Ikhlayel

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Name
Mahdi Ikhlayel
Nickname
Mahdi
URL
http://www.mahdi.ikhlayel.com
Affiliation
Researcher, Ritsumeikan University
Degree
PhD(The University of Tokyo)

Profile

Mahdi works on integrated life-cycle approaches to accelerate the shift from traditional resource management approaches to more efficacious ones. He is a volunteer reviewer for peer-reviewed international journals, including the Journal of cleaner production and others. Since May 2017, He reviewed 50+ peer-reviewed articles of international journals.

His present research focuses on the complexities of resource use, cleaner production, energy, sustainability indicators, and how to attain “win–win” solutions to these environmental issues. He completed his doctoral degree in September 2016 at the University of Tokyo, and his master’s degree in July 2013 at the University of Tsukuba, Japan.

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Feb 2019
 - 
Today
Researcher, Department of Chemical Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University.
 
Jun 2018
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Jan 2019
Assistant Researcher, Ritsumeikan University, College of Science and Engineering, Department of Environmental Systems Engineering
 
Jun 2018
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Jan 2019
Senior Consultant, Cimbria Consulting, Texas, U.S.
 
Oct 2016
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Feb 2017
Sustainability Consultant & Researcher, TCO2 Co. Ltd.; Tokyo, Japan
 

Education

 
Oct 2013
 - 
Sep 2016
Graduate Program in Sustainability Science - Global Leadership Initiative (GPSS-GLI), Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, (Ph.D.), The University of Tokyo
 
Apr 2011
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Jul 2013
raduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba
 
Nov 2010
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Apr 2011
Resource Management in Wireless Computer Networks, Graduate School of Systems & Information Engineering, Research Student, University of Tsukuba
 
Sep 2002
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Aug 2007
Electronics and Communication Engineering, Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.), Electronics and Communication Engineering, Al Ahliyya Amman University
 

Committee Memberships

 
Feb 2017
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Today
Member  IEEE Power & Energy Society
 
Jun 2015
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Today
Member  International Waste Working Group (IWWG)
 
Sep 2007
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Today
Member. Engineer, electronics, and communications engineering  Jordan Engineers Association
 
Jun 2007
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Today
Member  International Solid Waste Association (ISWA)
 
Jun 2006
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Today
Member  The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
 

Awards & Honors

 
Sep 2017
(1) a top reviewer for energy, (2) a top reviewer for engineering, (3) a top reviewer of the Journal of Cleaner Production, (4) a top reviewer as an independent researcher, and (5) a top reviewer of environmental science. For 2017 and for a total of 50 pe, Top reviewer, Publons
 
Oct 2013
GPSS-GLI Fellowship, the University of Tokyo (three years fellowship), GPSS-GLI Fellowship, The University of Tokyo
 
Jul 2013
Graduate Representative at the University of Tsukuba, Graduate Representative, University of Tsukuba
 
Dec 2012
Outstanding Research Award, Research Award, Japan Section of the Regional Science Association International (JSRSAI)
 

Published Papers

 
Mahdi Ikhlayel
Journal of Cleaner Production   180 571-586   Jan 2018   [Refereed]
Mahdi Ikhlayel
Journal of Cleaner Production   170 119   Sep 2017   [Refereed]
Ikhlayel Mahdi
Waste Management      2017   [Refereed]
Ikhlayel Mahdi
International Journal of Environmental Studies   1-19   2017   [Refereed]
Ikhlayel M, Nguyen L.H.
Sustainable Development      2017   [Refereed]
Mahdi Ikhlayel
Resources, Conservation and Recycling   108 134   Mar 2016   [Refereed]
Mahdi Ikhlayel, Yoshiro Higano, Helmut Yabar, Takeshi Mizunoya
Journal of Sustainable Development   9(2) 43   Feb 2016   [Refereed]
Life Cycle Assessment of Integrated E-waste Management Systems for Developing Countries: Assessment in Jordan
Mahdi Ikhlayel
The University of Tokyo      Sep 2016
Proposal for a Sustainable and Integrated Municipal Solid Waste Management System in Amman, Jordan Based on the Life Cycle Assessment Method
Mahdi Ikhlayel
The 23rd Pacific Conference of the Regional Science Association International      Jul 2013   [Invited]

Conference Activities & Talks

 
A Jordanian MENA region WEEE input-output and material flow analysis case study: examining different estimation methods
Mahdi Ikhlayel
15th International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium, Cagliari, Italy   5 Oct 2015   
Toward sustainable municipal solid waste management in Jordan: a life cycle assessment study
Mahdi Ikhlayel
The Pacific Regional Science Conference (PRSCO); Bandung, Indonesia   2 Jul 2013   
Toward sustainable municipal solid waste management in Jordan: a life cycle assessment study
Mahdi Ikhlayel
Annual Conference of the Japan Section of the Regional Science Association International (JSRSAI)   8 Oct 2012   
Environmental impact assessment of municipal solid waste
Mahdi Ikhlayel
Hue University of Agriculture and Forestry’s International Seminar   10 Aug 2012   
Challenges and opportunities of renewable energy utilization in the Middle East and North Africa
Mahdi Ikhlayel
International Solar Energy Conference; Lanzhu, China   8 Aug 2008   

Social Contribution

 
Life cycle assessment and its applications using SimaPro
[Lecturer]  the Graduate Education Program of United Nations University’s Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability  16 Jan 2016

Others

 
Jun 2016   Graduate Program in Sustainability Science–Global Leadership Initiative (GPSS-GLI), The University of Tokyo
Certificate, educational program.
Jul 2013   Global 30 Waste Management Expert Course, University of Tsukuba
Certificate, education program.
Jul 2013   Environmental Diplomatic Leader (EDL),” University of Tsukuba
Certificate, educational program.
Jan 2013   Project Cycle Management (PCM), University of Tsukuba
Certificate.
Aug 2008   Renewable and Solar Energy Applications,” GANSU Natural Energy Research Institute (Organized by the UNIDO), China
Certificate, training course.