Professor Marlia Mohd Hanafiah
Life cycle thinking for sustainable E-waste management
Marlia Mohd Hanafiah is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Science and Technology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM). She is also a Head of Centre for Climate Change System, Institute of Climate Change, UKM. She received her Ph.D Degree in Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) from Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands in 2013. She has served as a Guest Editor of several international journals and an Editor-in-Chief of Environment and Ecosystem Science (EES). She has supervised/co-supervised 60 masters and 20 bachelors theses and currently she supervises 25 PhD’s in the areas of LCA, wastewater treatment, green technology and sustainability. She is the coordinator of several postgraduate courses at her department. Her research projects focus on modelling potential environmental impacts from
pollutant emissions in an LCA context and exploring potential bio-based and nanomaterials for recycling and treating wastewater towards sustainability and circular economy. Dr. Marlia has published over 70 peer-reviewed papers, books, books chapters, technical reports and serves as peer reviewer for several high impact journals. As a project leader, she has received several international and national grants from various funding agencies with a total amount of more that RM 1.8 million. Since 2013, she has been involved in consulting and reviewing Criteria Document and Standard for companies, organizations and governments. She is currently conducting transdisciplinary research with a strong interest that integrates green technology and education to tackle fundamental community challenges, especially those related to sustainability.