• Joris Simaitis

  • Theme:Sustainability and Low Carbon Transition
  • Project:Anticipating the Environmental Impacts of Automotive: Integrating Future Energy Systems into Prospective Life Cycle Assessment.
  • Supervisor:Stephen Allen
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Meet Joris - a sustainability practitioner with a passion for securing a future that is environmentally sustainable, socially just, and economically thriving. His PhD is developing advanced life cycle assessment (LCA) methods that help determine the future impacts of automotive technology. With a MSci and MSc from UCL in Physical Sciences and Engineering, Joris works with startups, think tanks, and large businesses across various industries such as construction, consumer goods, and technology to implement sustainability strategies.

Joris is a 2021 Alumni of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation's "From Linear to Circular" programme and Founder & Trustee at Editors for Impact. He also contributed to Degrees of Change in the past and led the largest Engineers Without Borders branch at UCL.

Beyond his work, Joris is an advocate for physical and mental health, and he enjoys practicing triathlon, martial arts, and mindfulness. He also leads a plant-based lifestyle and loves spending time in nature and playing classical guitar. His morning ritual is simple but satisfying - freshly ground coffee beans!

Name Role Description Date Website
University of Bath, Mechanical Engineering Design and Project Exhibition - Cohort 2 Presentation

"AAPS CDT Presents: The 2030 Novus - Spiritual Successor To The Prius"

During the MRes year of the programme, the cohort were inspired by the impact of the Toyota Prius, and developed an architecture for a sustainable vehicle targeted at the market of 2030. Projecting forward using current and anticipated global trends, the transdisciplinary team explored a variety of opportunities for innovation and, using a holistic systems-engineering approach, developed a crossover plug-in hybrid vehicle.

Battery Recycling and Reuse - Faraday Battery Challenge Attendee

Attended conference on latest research activities of the Faraday Battery Challenge

Event details can be seen here

AAPS Conference 2022 Speaker

Title of talk: Prospective Life Cycle Assessment for Battery Materials

- 13/07/2022

AAPS Conference 2022

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