Meet the Editor-in-Chief
Shahin Rahimifard is the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Sustainable Engineering since 2008. He 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. His current research work is focused on sustainability issues within ‘Life Cycle Engineering’, including projects on sustainable product design, low carbon manufacturing, sustainable business and consumption models, product service systems, and product end-of-life management, recovery, reuse and recycling technologies.