Research Assistant Professor School of Environmental Science and Engineering

Narendra Singh received his Ph.D. degree in Environmental Science and Engineering from Tsinghua University. Prior to joining SUSTech, Singh worked at Shenzhen University as a Postdoctoral researcher. His research work focuses on the recycling of waste electronics (e-waste), life cycle analysis (LCA), and to develop techniques for recovery of precious and critical metals from e-waste. He has published numerous science index journal papers in the field of environmental pollution and e-waste management.

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Hazardous waste management; Environmental Impact Assessment; Human health; Metal recycling; Sustainability; and Circular economy


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  1. Narendra Singh, Oladele A. Ogunseitan, Yuanyuan Tang, and Ming H. Wong. 2021. “Preventing Petrochemical Plastics Pollution: Sustainable Material Alternatives.” engrXiv. February 24. doi:10.31224/osf.io/xemny
  2. Narendra Singh, Oladele A. Ogunseitan, and Tang Yuanyuan. 2021. Medical waste: Current challenges and future opportunities for sustainable management. Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10643389.2021.1885325.
  3. Narendra Singh Tang Yuanyuan, Zuotai Zhang, and Chunmiao Zheng. 2020. COVID-19 Waste Management: Effective and Successful Measures in Wuhan, China. Resources, Conservation & Recycling, 163, 10507. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.resconrec.2020.105071.
  4. Narendra Singh, Oladele A. Ogunseitan, and Tang Yuanyuan. 2020. Systematic review of pregnancy and neonatal health outcomes associated with exposure to e-waste. Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology. 1-25. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10643389.2020.1788913 .
  5. Narendra Singh, Tang Yuanyuan, and Oladele A. Ogunseitan. 2020. Environmentally Sustainable Management of Used Personal Protective Equipment. Environmental Science and Technolog https://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.0c03022 .
  6. Narendra Singh, Huabo Duan, and Tang Yuanyuan. 2020. Toxicity Evaluation of E-waste Plastics and Potential Repercussions for Human Health. Environment International. 137, 105559 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2020.105559
  7. Narendra Singh, Huabo Duan, Oladele A. Ogunseitan, Jinhui Li and Tang Yuanyuan. 2019. Toxicity trends in E-Waste: A comparative analysis of metals in discarded mobile phones. Journal of hazardous materials. 380, 120898. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhazmat.2019.120898
  8. Narendra Singh, Tang Yuanyuan and Jinhui Li. 2019. Uncovering Material Flow Analysis of Waste Cathode Ray Tubes Television in China. Waste Management and Resources. 38(3), 1-8 https://doi.org/10.1177%2F0734242X19871600
  9. Narendra Singh, Huabo Duan, Fengfu Yin, Qingbin Song, and Jinhui Li. 2018. Characterizing the materials composition and recovery potential from waste mobile phones: A comparative evaluation of cellular and ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. 2018, 6, 13016−13024 https://doi.org/10.1021/acssuschemeng.8b02516
  10. Narendra Singh and Jinhui Li. 2017. An efficient extraction of lead metal from waste Cathode ray tubes (CRTs) through the mechano-thermal process by using carbon as a reducing agent. Journal of Cleaner Production. 148, 103-110. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.01.122
  11. Narendra Singh, Jinhui Li & Xianlai ZengAn Innovative Method for the extraction of metal from waste cathode ray tubes through the mechano-chemical process using 2[Bis(carboxymethyl) amino] acetic acid chelating reagentACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 4, 4704-4709 https://doi.org/10.1021/acssuschemeng.6b00875
  12. Narendra Singh, Jinhui Li & Xianlai Zeng. 2016. Global responses for recycling waste CRTs in e-waste. Waste Management 57, 187-197. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wasman.2016.03.013
  13. Narendra Singh, Jinhui Li & Xianlai Zeng, 2016. Solutions and challenges in recycling waste cathode-ray tubes. Journal of Cleaner Production 133, 188-200. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2016.04.132
  14. Narendra Singh, Jiecong Wang & Jinhui Li. Waste cathode ray tube: an assessment of global demand for processing. Procedia Environmental Sciences, 31, 465-474. 2016. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.proenv.2016.02.050
  15. Xianlai Zeng, Jinhui Li & Narendra Singh, 2014. Recycling of Spent Lithium-ion Battery: A Critical Review., Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology 44, 1129-1165. https://doi.org/10.1080/10643389.2013.763578
  16. Narendra Singh, Jinhui Li., Environmental Impacts of Lead Ore Mining and Smelting. Advanced Materials Research 878 (2014) pp 338-347 https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.878.338
  17. Narendra Singh, Li Jinhui, 2014., Bio-extraction of Metals as secondary resources From E-waste. Applied Mechanics and Materials 768 (2015) pp 602-611. https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.768.602

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