Prof. Abdul Ghani Olabi
University of the West of Scotland (UK)

Prof Olabi is director and founding member of the Institute of Engineering and Energy Technologies (\ieet) at the University of the West of Scotland. He received his M.Eng and Ph.D. from Dublin City University, since 1984 he worked at SSRC, HIAST, CNR, CRF, DCU and UWS. Prof Olabi has supervised postgraduate research students (10 M.Eng and 30PhD) to successful completion. Prof Olabi has edited 12 proceedings, and has published more than 135 papers in peer-reviewed international journals and about 135 papers in international conferences, in addition to 30 book chapters. In the last 12 months Prof Olabi has patented 2 innovative projects. Prof Olabi is the founder of the International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Environmental Protection SEEP, He is the Subject Editor of the Elsevier Energy Journal, also Subject editor of the Reference Module in Materials Science and Materials Engineering and board member of a few other journals. Prof Olabi has coordinated different National, EU and International Projects. He has produced different reports to the Irish Gov. regarding: Hydrogen and Fuel Cells and Solar Energy.

The Relation between Renewable Energy and Circular Economy