Tjalfe Gorm Poulsen

Associate Professor

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    1994 …2021

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    Tjalfe G. Poulsen is Associate Professor at the Guangdong Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. Dr. Poulsen is an environmental engineer and holds two MSc degrees (Aalborg University, Denmark, 1991 and University of Washington, Seattle USA, 1994) and a PhD degree (Aalborg University, 1997) in this field. He spent 2 years at Hiroshima University, Japan (1998-1999) as a post-doctoral researcher, and has since worked at Aalborg University (2000 – 2013), Xi’an Jiaotong – Liverpool University, China (2013 – 2016) and Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Israel (2016 – 2017).

    Dr. Poulsen main research interests include transport, transfer and transformation processes in porous media (including soil & groundwater, waste materials and biofilters). Sustainable solid waste management (including biological waste treatment, waste_to_energy, nutrient & materials recycling, and landfill management), and environmental impact assessment/life cycle assessment. He has more than 20 years interdisciplinary research experience using experimental (lab and field), computational (numerical) and statistical methods and have currently more than 80 international peer review journal publications.

    Research Interests

    • Transport, Transfer and Transformation Processes in Porous Media 

    • Sustainable Solid Waste Management

    • Environmental Impact Assessment of Anthropogenic Systems

    Expertise related to UN Sustainable Devlopment Goals

    In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

    • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
    • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production


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