Research Interests: Sustainable Development, Cleaner Production, Industrial Ecology, Environmental Impact Assessment, Technology Evaluation, Waste Management & Utilization.
Mahdi works on multidisciplinary research focusing on sustainability challenges utilizing his engineering, environmental science, and sustainability science educational backgrounds and work experiences. Particularly on how to figure out realistic “win-win” solutions for today’s most complex environmental and sustainable development issues. His research framework utilizes interdisciplinary methodologies, life cycle thinking, integrated, and holistic approaches.
- Offered the GPSS-GLI Fellowship at The University of Tokyo funded by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology (MEXT) of the Japanese government (2013-3016) to pursue the doctoral research at the University of Tokyo, Graduate school of Frontier Science.
- Several awarded by Publons of “the Top 1% peer reviewer” awards in the fields of Engineering; Energy; Environmental Ecology; Environmental Science; and Business Management and accounting.
- Awarded by Publons, the “top 6th prolific reviewer” for the Journal of cleaner production.