Wai Sern is a Research Associate primarily concerned with the environmental issues of our time. His work at the Institute allows him to explore this topic in depth as well as the complex interconnections between environmental concerns and the other main pillars of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). His work covers several of the SDGs, primarily affordable and clean energy (SDG7), sustainable cities and communities (SDG11), responsible consumption and production (SDG12) and climate action (SDG13). Ongoing projects include the decarbonisation of energy systems, off-grid solar energy and urban river rejuvenation. Wai Sern holds a Bachelor’s in Engineering from Monash University.