Lee, Halim

Senior Research Assistant

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  • Halim Lee
    UNU-FLORES, Ammonstrasse 74, Dresden, 01067, Germany
    Korean (South)

    Research Interests

    • Central Asia
    • Climate change adaptation and mitigation
    • Environmental Change & Sustainable Development
    • Sustainable urban development and water environment


    • Master, Environmental Science and Ecological Engineering, Korea University, Republic of Korea (2021)
    • Bachelor, English Studies and Business Administration (Double major), Ewha Womans University, Republic of Korea (2015)


    • Researcher, Environmental GIS/RS Laboratory, Korea University, Republic of Korea
    • Programme Support Intern, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Switzerland
    • Environmental Risk/Insurance Research Consultant, Lockton Companies Inc., Republic of Korea

    Biographical Statement

    Halim Lee is a Senior Research Assistant at UNU-FLORES currently working on the sustainability of transformation processes in post-coal mining regions. Prior to joining UNU-FLORES, Halim worked as a researcher at the Environmental GIS/RS Laboratory in Korea University in the Republic of Korea, where she researched climate change and global/regional environmental issues and collaborated in projects involving the food-water-ecosystem nexus in Central Asia. She also worked at Lockton Companies Inc. in the Republic of Korea, where she researched on environmental risk and provided environmental risk consulting related to environmental and socioeconomic issues to multinational stakeholders and counterparts. Halim has a strong background in environmental change and sustainable development, strengthened through an internship at the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Switzerland. Her research interests include the Resource Nexus with a particular focus on sustainable development and environmental resources, including water, soil, and air, especially in Central Asia.

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