Manish Kumar

Dr. Manish Kumar

  • Institut für Technikfolgenabschätzung und Systemanalyse (ITAS)
    Postfach 3640
    76021 Karlsruhe

Fields of work

  • Sustainability assessment of emerging electrochemical energy storage technologies
  • Tools for systems analysis and decision making support (LCA, S-LCA, LCC, LCSA)

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Professional background

since 2024 Member of scientific staff at ITAS
2023 - 2024 Sustainability consultant at Sphera (India)
2015 - 2023 Doctoral studies in Sustainability Assessment at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (India)
Thesis title: A Framework for Effectiveness-Based Sustainability Assessment in Manufacturing – A Product Life Cycle Approach
2011 - 2013 Master’s degree in Industrial Design at Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh (India)
2006 - 2010 Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering at Jawaharlal Nehru Government Engineering College, Sundernagar (India)

Selected publications

Saidani, M.; Kreuder, A.; Babilonia, G.; Benavides, P.T.; Blume, N.; Jackson, S.; Koffler, C.; Kumar, M.; Minke, C.; Richkus, J.; Smith, C.
Clarify the nexus between life cycle assessment and circularity indicators: a SETAC/ACLCA interest group. The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, 27(7)2022. 916-925.

Kumar, M.; Mani, M.
Towards an interdisciplinary framework for effective sustainability assessment in manufacturing. Procedia CIRP 98 (2021). 79-84.

Kumar, M.; Mani, M.
Sustainability assessment in manufacturing: Perspectives, challenges, and solutions. Sustainable Manufacturing. Elsevier, 2021. 287-311.