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Cambridge Global Food Security

An Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge


Melanie is a civil engineer with an interest in integrating hydroponic greenhouses in derelict spaces in cities.

She has recently completed her PhD in the Engineering Department, and is continuing her research on the use of digital twins to optimise the vertical farming operational processes. She also works part-time with the start-up Zero Carbon Farms as a data scientist. 

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Her interest in sustainable food and city planning and design are being linked together in a multidisciplinary PhD project, working with start-up Growing Underground.  

Senior Technical Energy Advisor, Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)
Post Doctoral Research Associate, Department of Engineering.
 Melanie  Jans-Singh

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