Toon Meelen is Assistant Professor in Innovation Studies. He was a Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Oxford (2018-2020) and holds a PhD from Utrecht University.
Toon's research concerns innovations in transport, energy and housing.
He has received various individual and collaborative grants, among which NWO VENI.
Toon's research is interdisciplinary and builds on insights from the fields of Sustainability Transitions, Innovation Studies, and Political Economy. It centers around the following themes:
1)The political economy of the energy transition
2)The scaling of sustainability innovation
3)Synergies and tensions between innovating for people, planet and/or prosperity
Projects currently working on or recently finished:
I am open to (co)-supervising PhD students on the topics mentioned above