Ebru Susur

Ebru Susur




UPM - Madrid


Polimi – Milan



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Ebru Susur has been working as a PhD Researcher following European Doctorate in Industrial Management (EDIM) programme under supervision of Antonio Hidalgo (UPM-Madrid) and Davide Chiaroni (POLIMI-Milan) since 2015. Her PhD project is about sustainability transitions of industrial productions systems through industrial symbiosis at different scale and space. Her research draws upon theoretical frameworks under sustainability transition field, namely multi-level perspective and strategic niche management.

Ebru holds degrees both in Environmental Engineering (BSc) from METU-Turkey and Engineering and Management of Environment and Energy (MSc) from EMNantes-France. During her professional career, she has undertaken a variety of projects, which reflect her long-standing interest in environmental management. She is a qualified engineer on EU environmental approximation studies and environmental management. She has been involved in consultancy studies for local authorities for more than 6 years. Within this framework she had experience in environmental legislation and approximation studies, capacity building, institutional building, training, national and international project preparation etc. Most of these studies have been executed under supervision and management of international agencies and programmes such as EU Programmes, EuropeAid and World Bank.

Current research:

  • Sustainability transitions of socio-technical systems, multi-level perspective, strategic niche management
  • Systemic innovation models
  • Circular economy, industrial ecology, industrial symbiosis, eco-industrial parks

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