Dr. Mahendra Gooroochurn is the Head of the Mechanical & Production Engineering Department at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Mauritius. He is a Chartered Engineer registered with the Engineering Council of UK, an accredited green building design and construction professional registered with the USGBC (LEED AP BD+C), IWBI (WELL AP) and IFC (Edge Expert). He has the following professional engineering memberships: MIET, MIEEE and MASHRAE. He has research interests in climate action through sustainability in the built environment, community engagement for climate action, passive and bioclimatic building design, including AI-based mechatronics system design and control and circular product design. He has been the Ellen McArthur Foundation Circular Economy Pioneer for Mauritius from the British Council Sub-Saharan Arts programme, the COP26/COP27 representative of Mauritius for the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) Futures Climate Research Cohort and represented Mauritius in the IVLP programme on climate change organised by the US Embassy in 2023.
30-May-2023ICC Capital Suite Room 5Low Income Countries Forum