Research Consultant at the Institute for Sustainable Futures, University of Technology Sydney

Ben Madden specialises in spatial problems, environmental management, waste management, and resource consumption at the Institute for Sustainable Futures. His experience includes end-use energy and water consumption modelling, behavioural modelling, numerical simulation of complex systems, statistical analysis, geoinformation science, and qualitative policy research.

Ben’s current work includes developing a decision support tool through simulation for the assessment of resource recovery interventions for New South Wales waste management systems; developing robust methods for detecting tree growth from open-access high-resolution imagery, and; socioeconomic and biophysical drivers of urban tree growth

Experience

  • –present
    Research Consultant, Institute for Sustainable Futures, University of Technology Sydney

Education

  • 2011 
    University of Newcastle, Bachelor of Development Studies (Environmental Sustainability)