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Post-doctoral Research Fellow - National University of Singapore - Singapore
Dr. Kelly Siman is a Research Fellow at the National University of Singapore’s Centre for Nature-based Climate Solutions. Sitting at the nexus of science, technology, and policy, Dr. Siman works towards the betterment of humanity’s climate change grand challenge. Her current research work is focused on policy and implementation of achieving ASEAN member-states’ Nationally Determined Contributions through nature-based climate solutions. She has worked in academic, governance, and non-profit institutions across the United States, Antarctic, and Asia-Pacific. She was the Biomimicry Coastal Resiliency and Innovation Fellow working on policy and coastal resilience modeling for the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, the Senior Research Scientist for the Cleveland Water Alliance, and Research Fellow for Project Drawdown. She is also Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer for Erie Open Systems, LLC – an open source technology company that works to gather low-cost environmental monitoring data. Previously, she was Managing Director of the Pacific Voyagers Foundation and Senior Research Assistant at the LKYSPP. Dr. Siman volunteers significant time to science and community outreach, especially in classroom and informal educational engagement.