Dr. Michelle Adams

Associate Professor and Director, School for Resource and Environmental Studies, Dalhousie University

Industrial sustainability, Renewable energy, Cleantech, Industrial ecology, Industrial symbiosis, Resource efficiency, Sustainable industrial development, Sustainable developmental goals for business and industry, Public engagement



Professor Adams’ work focuses on the policies, strategies and technologies that can improve the sustainability of both industry and the communities they intersect. The emphasis is to support regional sustainability through the integration of green technologies, renewable energy, and sustainability strategies applicable within the specific cultural, economic and social context.


  • Industrial sustainability
  • Renewable energy
  • Cleantech
  • Industrial ecology
  • Industrial symbiosis
  • Resource efficiency
  • Sustainable industrial development
  • Sustainable developmental goals for business and industry
  • Public engagement