Shanghai Jiao Tong University is one of the main universities in  the People’s Republic of China; through  its  School  of  Environmental  Science  and  Engineering,  the  University  has  a  very  strong presence in research fields related to Environmental Sustainability and Circular Economy.

Prof. Yong Geng is the Dean of the School and a Distinguished Professor on Circular economy and environmental management; he also leads the Circular Economy and Industrial Ecology research group. He will provide the project with leading expertise in the field; secondments will be mainly concerned with methodological and technical issues (such as the development of LCA and environmental assessment methodologies) and with policy issues related to the promotion of top-down circular economy practices (such as the establishment of eco-industrial parks), that are receiving lot of emphasis in the People’s Republic of China