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X. (Xin) Sun, Dr

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Xin Sun is a Tenure Track Assistant Professor at the Integrated Research on Energy, Environment and Society group, within Energy and Sustainability Research Institute Groningen. He holds a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from School of Vehicle and Mobility at Tsinghua University, complemented by dual B.S. degrees in Vehicle Engineering and Business Administration from Tsinghua University. His research focuses on advancing sustainability of critical energy materials, which encompasses material flow analysis, supply risk assessment, and dynamic demand projection of critical materials; and life cycle sustainability assessment of energy technologies. He has published over 30 peer-reviewed papers in prestigious journals including Nature Sustainability, Joule, Nature Communications, Environmental Science & Technology, among others. His papers have been utilized by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, U.S. Congressional Research Service, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, European Parliament, British Geological Survey, Australian Department of Industry, among others. He has been awarded the Excellent Doctoral Thesis of Tsinghua University, Qian Yi Environment Grand Prize, and Global Change Future Scholar, among others. He currently serves as the Early Career Editor Board Member of Resources Environment and Sustainability and Youth Council Member of Chinese-European Society for Environment, Ecology and Sustainable Development (CESEES).
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