Professional Research & Education

MAIN SUMMARY OF PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS & EDUCATION 

Harvard University (2016)

  • Post-Doctoral Researcher at the Department of Environmental Health, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (2016) 

 

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2013 - present) 

  • Urban Environmental Research Team Leader (2015 - 2016) at the SENSEable City Laboratory within the Department of Urban Studies & Planning

  • Post-Doctoral Researcher (2014 - 2016) 

  • Research Affiliate (since commencing role at Harvard University)

  • Lectured course entitled 'Urban Environmental Epidemiology' to MIT undergrads and graduate students

  • Conducted research at the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research & Technology (SMART) for 6 months 

 

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  • Fulbright Scholar and Research Fellow at the Department of Urban Studies & Planning (2013 - 2014)

 

Trinity College Dublin, Ireland 

  • Ph.D. in Civil & Environmental Engineering (2010 - 2014, with considerable time spent at MIT)

 

National University of Ireland - University College Cork 

  • B.Eng. Degree (First Class Honors) in Civil & Environmental Engineering (2006 - 2010)

 

NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENTS

Fulbright Award (2013 - 2014)

  • Awarded the Fulbright - Environmental Protection Agency Award for Climate Change & Sustainable Environment. This was awarded to conduct research at MIT.

United Nations Environment Assembly 2016 - Invited Speaker (2016)

  • Invited to speak at the Second Session of the United Nations Environment Assembly's Science-Policy Forum in Nairobi, Kenya. This assembly represents the highest level decision-making body on global environmental issues. 

United Nations Environment Program - Eye on Earth Summit Award Winner (2015)

  • Awarded first prize in a global competition supported by the United Nations Environment Program for project entitled 'Airscapes Singapore – Online Commuter Exposure Assessment Tool Using Air Quality Data from a Distributed Network of Environmental Sensors'.