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Research Associate (International Shipping Emission)

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Date: 22-Oct-2021

Location: Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

The Department of Industrial Systems Engineering and Management is a research-active department in NUS focusing on ports, logistics, and high-tech industries. It aims to solve real-world problems and optimise existing solutions via a systematic approach supported by data and research insights. Building on previous research, we are looking for a researcher to conduct maritime emissions projection, risk management and policy incentives design for maritime decarbonisation.


Job Scope
• Projection of future emissions from international shipping under different scenarios
• Identify the types and degree of risks involved for different stakeholders and propose possible ways for risk management when adopting green technologies
• List possible policy incentives for technology adoptions and enhancing decarbonisation efforts
• Contribute to research publications and funding proposals
• Assist with the administration and management of research project, including preparation of presentations and other tasks assigned by the PI.


Possess a master's degree in industrial systems engineering, management of technology, maritime engineering, systems engineering, or other related quantitative research fields.

• A good understanding and interest in the nature of international shipping and energy usage in international shipping
• Relevant research experience in emission projection, especially in the maritime industry
• Knowledge of innovation theories and business models
• Have a strong written and verbal command of the English language.
• Able to work independently and as part of a team.
• Applicants with bachelor degree who are keen to further master study are welcome

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus

Organization: Engineering

Department : Industrial Systems Engineering And Management

Employee Referral Eligible: No

Job requisition ID : 7159