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Shahin Rahimifard BSc MSc PhD CEng FIMechE FHEA

Professor of Sustainable Engineering

Email: s.rahimifard@lboro.ac.uk

Phone: 01509 227657

Expertise: Sustainable Manufacturing, Sustainable Design, Automation in Remanufacturing/Reuse/Recycling, Business Models

Background

Shahin Rahimifard is a Professor of Sustainable Engineering (since April 2009) at Loughborough University and the Founder and Director of the Centre for Sustainable Manufacturing and Recycling Technologies (SMART), which was established in 2004. His research focuses on sustainability issues throughout a 'Product Lifecycle', including projects on sustainable product design, resource efficient manufacturing, sustainable business models, and reuse and recycling technologies. His work has benefited from the involvement of high-profile global manufacturers and retailers, including Rolls-Royce, Jaguar, Land Rover, GM, Nike, Clarks, Next, Unilever, PepsiCo, Marks and Spencer, and Tesco.

Professor Rahimifard is currently the Deputy Director of a UK National Centre for 'Innovative Food Manufacturing' in which he is leading a wide range of research ranging from 'resource efficient localised production of food products' and 'vaolrisation of food waste for human nutrition' to 'embedding resilience within global food supply chain'. He is also the Editor-in-Cheif of the'International Journal of Sustainable Engineering', the inaguaral issue of which was published by Taylor and Francis in January 2008.

See his profile at Loughborough University for further information.

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