Murat Kucukvar

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Assistant Professor
Department of Business Ethics and Legal Studies
Murat Kucukvar

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Biography at a Glance

Murat Kucukvar is an assistant professor of Business Ethics and Legal Studies at the Daniels College of Business, University of Denver. He is working on quantitative sustainability assessment, sustainable business/ESG, industrial sustainability and business analytics. Based on the Scopus Database, he is listed among the world’s highly cited researchers for his work on life cycle sustainability assessment, carbon footprint analysis, triple-bottom-line sustainability accounting and sustainable supply chains. He published in several interdisciplinary journals such as NATURE Communications, Operations Management Research, Journal of Industrial Ecology, Journal of Cleaner Production, Energy Strategy Reviews, Sustainable Development, and Sustainable Production and Consumption, which are listed among the high-impact journals in the field of energy, environment, sustainability, and management.

He managed over 2.1 $M value of projects related to e-mobility, energy, sustainability analytics, carbon footprint analysis and reporting, obtained from the Qatar National Research Fund and business partners. He is still serving as the founding director of the Sustainable Systems Solutions Lab (S3Lab) startup and delivering professional sustainability analytics, reporting and training services to business partners. He has co-authored over 150 academic papers and supervised over 30+ graduate students including masters and executive PhDs. Since 2020, he has been listed among the top 2% of scientists in the world in the fields of energy, environmental sciences and sustainability, according to the global ranking published by Stanford University, U.S.A. He is a recipient of the Emerald Literati Awards for Excellence for his research related to environmental management and sustainability.

Education

  • PhD, University of Central Florida, Orlando, USA (2014)
  • MSc, Ohio University, Athen, USA (2010)

Academic Positions Held

  • Assistant Professor of Business Ethics and Legal Studies, University of Denver (2023-present)
  • Associate Professor of Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Qatar University (2019-2023)
  • Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Qatar University (2017-2019)
  • Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering, City University of Istanbul (2014-2017)
  • Chair of Industrial Engineering, City University of Istanbul (2014-2017)
  • Erasmus International Program Coordinator, City University of Istanbul (2014-2017)

Startup

Co-founder and co-director of Sustainable Systems and Solutions Lab (2022-present)

Awards and Honors

  • Listed among the top 2% of global scientists based on the number of citations and h-index in the field of Environmental, Energy and Sustainability, according to the report published by Stanford University, U.S.A. (2020-present)
  • Listed among the top-10 researchers globally based on the number of papers published in the life cycle sustainability assessment and carbon footprint accounting according to Elsevier’s Scopus database (2021-present)
  • Research.com Environmental Sciences in Qatar Leader Award (2023)
  • Research.com Rising Star of Science Award (2022)
  • Emerald Literati Award for Excellence in Research, awarded by Emerald Publishing (2018)

Hobbies/Interests

  • Handball
  • Swimming
  • Hiking
  • Nature
  • Sustainability