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Daniel Hoornweg
PhD

Associate Professor

Faculty of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science

Contact information

Energy Systems and Nuclear Science Research Centre (ERC) - Room 4023
North Oshawa
2000 Simcoe Street North
Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4

905.721.8668 ext. 5560

Daniel.Hoornweg@uoit.ca


Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Geotechnical Engineering University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario
  • Master of Science in Environmental Engineering University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario
  • PhD in Civil Engineering University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
  • Executive management courses on sustainable development Duke (Fuqua) School of Business; Cambridge University; Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Courses taught

  • Emerging Energy Systems
  • Fossil Fuel Energy Conversion
  • The Future of Nuclear Energy
  • Hydrogen Power Systems

Research and expertise

Involvement

  • Selected publications

    • A Cities Approach to Sustainability, Ph.D. Thesis, University of Toronto, 2015:https://tspace.library.utoronto.ca/bitstream/1807/69323/3/Hoornweg_Daniel_201506_PhD_thesis.pdf
    • Jumbo Shrimp: The Rise and Fall of Large American Cities, Corporate Knights Magazine: http://www.corporateknights.com/article/jumbo-shrimp
    • Cities and greenhouse gas emissions: Moving forward, Environment and Urbanization, April 2011, vol. 23, no. 1 207-227: http://eau.sagepub.com/content/23/1/207
    • Greenhouse gas emissions from cities: Comparison of international inventory frameworks, Local Environment: The International Journal of Justice and Sustainability, Volume 17, Issue 2, 2012
    • Mainstreaming Urban Metabolism, Journal of Industrial Ecology, Volume 16, Issue 6, December 2012: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1530-9290.2012.00548.x/abstract
    • Hoornweg, D. and P. Bhada-Tata, 2012. What a Waste: A Global Review of Solid Waste Management. Urban Development Series Knowledge Paper. The World Bank.
    • Hoornweg, D., F. Ruiz Nunez, M. Freire, N. Palugyai and M. Villaveces, E. Wills Herrera, 2007. 71 p. City Indicators: Now to Nanjing. The World Bank.
    • Hoornweg, D. with P. Bhada-Tata in 2012 and L Thomas in 1999. What a Waste: A Global Review of Solid Waste Management (limited to Asia in 1999). The World Bank.
    • Hoornweg, D., P. Lam and M. Chaudhry, 2005. 146 p. Waste Management in China: Issues and Recommendations. Urban Development Working Papers No. 9. East Asia Infrastructure Department. The World Bank.  Updated 2011.
    • Hoornweg, D., F. Ruiz Nunez, M. Freire, N. Palugyai and M. Villaveces, E. Wills Herrera, 2007. City Indicators: Now to Nanjing. Working Paper Series. The World Bank.
  • Books

    • Hoornweg, D, 2011. Cities and Climate Change: An Urgent Agenda. Urban Development Series Knowledge Paper. The World Bank.
    • Hoornweg, D., M. Freire, M. Lee and P. Bhada-Tata, B. Yuen, Editors, 2011. Cities and Climate Change: Responding to an Urgent Agenda. Urban Development Series. The World Bank.
    • Hoornweg, D., 2016. Cities and Sustainability: A New Approach. Routledge.
  • Book contributions

    • E. Dickson, J. Baker, D. Hoornweg, and A. Tiwari, 2012. 340 p. Urban Risk Assessment: Toward a Common Approach. Urban Development Series. The World Bank.
    • Hoornweg, D. – contributing author (Chapters 1 and 4). 2011. Sustainable Low-Carbon City Development in China. The World Bank.
    • Amen, M., J. N. Toly, P. McCarney and K. Segbers, Editors. 2011. Cities and Global Governance, Chapter 5. pp 91-110. D. Hoornweg. The Evolution of City Indicators: Challenges and Progress.
  • Select Advisory Positions

    • Chief Safety and Risk Officer, Province of Ontario
    • GDF Suez (Eugie), Urban Strategic Council
    • Philips Liveable Cities Think-tank. Board Member – Waste Diversion Ontario
    • Jurist – World Wildlife Fund, Sustainable City Award
    • Advisor – The Children’s Investment Fund Foundation
    • Assistant – UNEP Resource Efficient Cities
    • Fellow, World Bank, Sustainable Development Network
    • Region of Durham Sustainability Council, Regional Roundtable on Climate Change
    • Clarington Green Infrastructure Review Committee
  • Blogs

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