5232 Villigen PSI
Marco Cinelli is a Decision Engineer and a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Global Fellow at (i) the Laboratory for Energy Systems Analysis, Paul Scherrer Institute, Villigen PSI, Switzerland (current address), (ii) the Center for Environmental Solutions and Emergency Response (CESER) (formerly National Risk Management Research Laboratory (NRMRL)) of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Cincinnati, USA and (iii) the Institute of Computing Science at Poznań University of Technology, Poland.
His research is focused on the development of Decision Support Systems (DSS) with Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis (MCDA). The main frameworks he uses include sustainability, resilience and risk assessment, while the mainapplication areas are energy systems and technologies assessment, materials and processes development, and chemical safety. A main focus of his current research is the creation of a network of sustainability and decision support analysts to advance the scientifically meaningful use of MCDA in sustainability and resilience research.
He is also Co-Chair of the Weighting Subtask of the Global Life Cycle Impact Assessment project of the Life Cycle Initiative (United Nations Environment Programme), aiming at establishing a comprehensive, consistent and global methodology to support life cycle-based environmental evaluations.
Education and previous activities
Between April 2017 and August 2018, he was a postdoctoral researcher at the Future Resilient Systems (FRS) Programme of Singapore-ETH Centre in Singapore. Prior to this, he was an early career fellow at the Institute of Advanced Study and research assistant in the Sustainable Materials and Manufacturing Group of WMG Department, University of Warwick (UK). He also held, between May 2016 and February 2017, a visiting scientist position at the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission in Ispra (VA), Italy. Marco received his Ph.D. in Engineering from the University of Warwick (UK) in 2016.