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Ms. Natasha Corbin

Ms. Natasha Corbin

Project Officer

Qualifications

Professional Certification
  • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP), Project Management Institute - USA, 2013
Postgraduate
  • UWI Postgraduate Certificate in University Teaching (CUTL),  2009-2011
  • MSc. Project Management and Evaluation, The University of the West Indies (UWI), 2007-2009
  • MSc. Natural Resources Management, The University of the West Indies (UWI),  2000-2002
Undergraduate
  • BSc. (Hon.) Environmental Studies, University of Guyana, 1995-1998
  • Diploma in Forestry, University of Guyana, 1992-1995 
     

Research Areas

I am broadly interested in several areas of Renewable Energy focusing primarily on energy efficiency and the practical application of the technologies to reduce cost in buildings. I also have a keen research interest in smart buildings technologies.

Main Research Projects:
  • Regional Evaluation of Saltwater Intrusion of Coastal Aquifers on Caribbean Island” project funded by the OAS and executed in Antigua, Barbados and Jamaica.  
  • Assessment of the Effects of Drainage Wells (Suckwells) and Karst Sink Holes on the Groundwater Quality of Barbados" funded by OAS.

Publications

  • Surroop, D. and Mohee, R. and Jeetah, P. and Filho, W.L. and Schulte, V. and Gottwald, J. and Corbin, N. and Persaud, V. and Rogers, T. and Singh, Anirudh and Bijay, Pritika and Ramnanan, J. and Haraksingh, I. and Emmandie, D. (2013).  Strategies Developed by DIREKT for the Small Island Developing States to Enhance Renewable Energy Utilization In: Climate-Smart Technologies: Integrating Renewable Energy and Energy Ef´Čüciency in Mitigation and Adaptation Responses. Climate Change Management. Springer, Heidelberg, Berlin, New York, London, pp. 235-244. ISBN 978-3-642-37782-5.
  • N. Corbin, F. Cox, H. Sealy, W. Goddard, N. Hinds, W. Hinds, A. Archer, A. Holder, J.  Platt (2013). Occupational Standards of Competence for Photovoltaic Panel Installation – Roofer/Fitter Level 2 Published by the Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Council, Barbados.
  • CAP4INNO Project (2017).  Knowledge Transfer Capacity Building for Enhanced Energy Access & Efficiency in the Caribbean  -Towards a Sustainable Energy Sector in the Caribbean and the role of HEI’s Needs Analysis Report” Published by Alicante Edulink Programme.


Faculty of Science and Technology
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