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John Laurence Esguerra


Techno-economic and environmental assessment of emerging concepts and technologies
Material Flow Analysis | Life Cycle Assessment | Life Cycle Costing | Sensitivity Analysis


Curriculum Vitae


2021  PhD in Sustainable Systems, Linköping University, Sweden and PhD in Applied Economics, University of Antwerp, Belgium

2016  MSc in Industrial Ecology, Leiden University, Netherlands; Delft University of Technology, Netherlands; Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden

2012  BSc in Chemistry, University of the Philippines, Philippines


2022-2024 Postdoctoral Researcher, Linköping University

2016-2022 Teaching Assistant, Linköping University

2012-2014 Teaching Assistant, University of the Philippines

Scholarships and Grants

2022  IEI Travel Grant for Research Collaboration
2016  EU Marie Curie PhD Scholarship
2017  Knut och Alice Wallenbergs Jubileumsfond
2017  EU COST-Action Short Scientific Mission 
2016  Delft Stichting Het Lamminga Fonds
2016  Lustra+ Scholarship, Leiden University
2014  EU Erasmus Mundus MSc Scholarship 



John Laurence Esguerra, Annica Carlsson, Stefan Anderberg, Joakim Johansson (2023) Trade-offs between material efficiency and environmental performance for managing plastics packaging waste Proceeding of the 11th International Conference on Industrial Ecology
Tomohiko Sakao, Wisdom Kanda, John Laurence Esguerra, Anthony Shun Fung Chiu (2023) Beyond the global north: Adopting a global perspective for sustainable consumption and production Resources, Conservation and Recycling, Vol. 193, Article 106965 Continue to DOI
Giovanna Sauve, John Laurence Esguerra, David Laner, Joakim Johansson, Niclas Svensson, Steven Van Passel, Karel Van Acker (2023) Integrated early-stage environmental and economic assessment of emerging technologies and its applicability to the case of plasma gasification Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 382, Article 134684 Continue to DOI


John Laurence Esguerra (2021) Developing strategies for improved economic performance and reduced climate impact of landfill mining in Europe
John Esguerra, David Laner, Niclas Svensson, Joakim Krook (2021) Landfill mining in Europe: Assessing the economic potential of value creation from generated combustibles and fines residue Waste Management, Vol. 126, p. 221-230 Continue to DOI