Dr Christopher Dey

A28 - Physics Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 5979
Fax +61 2 9351 7726

Research interests

Member of The Centre for Integrated Sustainability Analysis (ISA). ISA develops leading-edge research and applications for environmental and broader sustainability issues, bringing together expertise in environmental science, economics, technology, and social science.

Selected grants

2011

  • Greenhouse gas analysis (carbon footprint) research on the population of Norfolk Island for Norfolk Island Carbon and Health Evaluation Project (NICHE); Dey C, Egger G; Southern Cross University/Research Support.
  • The development and pilot of the Sustainability Advantage Measure to manage workshop and tool; Murray M, Dey C; Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water (NSW)/Research Support.

2007

  • A strategic energy planning model for the University of Sydney; Dey C; DVC Research/Sustainable Energy Research Grant (SERG).

2005

  • The role of accountants and accounting in improved sustainability management and reporting; Frost G, Jones S, Lee P, Loftus J, Van Der Laan S, Dey C; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Projects (LP).

2004

  • Project 5 - Cooling Devices for Concentrating PV; Fairweather C, Duval M, Dey C; USSS P/L/BLO Project.
  • Developing a triple bottom line approach to Australias red meat industries; Dey C; Meat and Livestock Australia Ltd/MLA Livestock Production Research and Development Program.

2001

  • Heat transfer processes in CLFR boiling tubes; Dey C; Office of Energy (NSW)/State Energy Research and Development Fund.

2000

  • Research into low-cost optical instruments for small satellites; Bedding T, Dey C, Monger A; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Strategic Partnerships with Industry - Research and Training (SPIRT).

Selected publications

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Edited Books

  • Murray, M., Cawthorne, G., Dey, C., Andrew, C. (2012). Enough For All Forever: A Handbook For Learning About Sustainability. Champaign, Illinois: Common Ground Publishing.

Book Chapters

  • Dey, C., Harrison, S., Lenzen, M., Murray, M. (2013). An Enterprise MRIO for a University. In Joy Murray and Manfred Lenzen (Eds.), The Sustainability Practitioner's Guide to Multi-Regional Input-Output Analysis, (pp. 104-112). Champaign, Illinois, USA: Common Ground Publishing.
  • Wiedmann, T., Dey, C., Lenzen, M. (2012). Sharing Responsibility Between Consumers and Producers. In Joy Murray, Glenn Cawthorne, Christopher Dey, Chris Andrew (Eds.), Enough For All Forever: A Handbook For Learning About Sustainability, (pp. 73-84). Champaign, Illinois: Common Ground Publishing.
  • Yu, T., Lenzen, M., Dey, C. (2011). Large-Scale Computational Modeling for Environmental Impact Assessment. In Vladimir Orej, Ilona Obrsalova, Jiri Krupka (Eds.), Environmental Modeling for Sustainable Regional Development: System Approaches and Advanced Methods, (pp. 1-17). Hershey: Information Science Reference.
  • Dickson, A., Dey, C., Murray, M. (2010). 'BottomLine3' - The University of Sydney ISA Software Tool. In Joy Murray and Richard Wood (Eds.), The Sustainability Practitioner's Guide to Input-Output Analysis, (pp. 153-161). Champaigne, Illinois USA: Common Ground Publishing.
  • Dey, C., Volotovsky, S., Humphries, R. (2010). The Carbon Footprint of the Water Corporation of Western Australia. In Joy Murray and Richard Wood (Eds.), The Sustainability Practitioner's Guide to Input-Output Analysis, (pp. 39-47). Champaigne, Illinois USA: Common Ground Publishing.
  • Yu, T., Lenzen, M., Dey, C., Badcock, J. (2009). Automatically Estimating and Updating Input-Output Tables. In Juan, Velasquez~Howlett, Robert~Rios, Sebastian~Jain, Lakhmi~ (Eds.), Knowledge-Based and Intelligent Information and Engineering System:13th International Conference, KES 2009Santiago, Chile, September 28-30, 2009Proceedings, Part II, (pp. 42-49). Germany: Springer.
  • Dey, C., Berger, C., Foran, B., Foran, M., Joske, R., Lenzen, M., Wood, R. (2007). Household environmental pressure from consumption: an Australian environmental atlas. In Gavin Birch (Eds.), Water Wind Art and Debate - How environmental concerns impact on disciplinary research, (pp. 280-314). Sydney: Sydney University Press.
  • Lenzen, M., Dey, C., Dey, C. (2003). Climate change. In Hensher, Button (Eds.), Handbook of Transport and the Environment, (pp. 37-60). Amsterdam: Elsevier.

Journals

  • Lenzen, M., Geschke, A., Wiedmann, T., Lane, J., Baynes, T., Boland, J., Daniels, P., Dey, C., Fry, J., Hadjikakou, M., Malik, A., Murray, M., et al (2014). Compiling and using input-output frameworks through collaborative virtual laboratories. Science of the Total Environment, 485-486(1), 241-251-241-251. [More Information]
  • Lenzen, M., Dey, C., Foran, B., Widmer-Cooper, A., Ohlemüller, R., Williams, M., Wiedmann, T. (2013). Modelling interactions between economic activity, greenhouse gas emissions, biodiversity and agricultural production. Environmental Modeling and Assessment, 18(4), 377-416. [More Information]
  • Murray, M., Wiedmann, T., Dey, C. (2011). Comment on Corporate Carbon Performance Indicators Revisited. Journal of Industrial Ecology, 15(1), 158-163.
  • Wood, R., Dey, C. (2009). Australia's Carbon Footprint. Economic Systems Research, 21(3), 243-266.
  • Murray, M., Dey, C. (2009). The carbon neutral free for all. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 3(2), 237-248. [More Information]
  • Royne, A., Dey, C. (2007). Design of a jet impingement cooling device for densely packed PV cells under high concentration. Solar Energy, 81(8), 1014-1024.
  • Murray, M., Dey, C., Lenzen, M. (2007). Systems for Social Sustainability: Global Connectedness and the Tuvalu Test. Journal of Sociocybernetics, 5(1/2), 34-56.
  • Wood, R., Lenzen, M., Dey, C., Lundie, S. (2006). A comparative study of some environmental impacts of conventional and organic farming in Australia. Agricultural Systems, 89(2-3), 324-348. [More Information]
  • Dey, C., Royne, A. (2006). Effect of nozzle geometry on pressure drop and heat transfer in submerged jet arrays. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 49(3 to 4), 800-804. [More Information]
  • Royne, A., Dey, C., Mills, D. (2005). Cooling of photovoltaic cells under concentrated illumination: a critical review. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 86(4), 451-483.
  • Foran, B., Lenzen, M., Dey, C., Bilek, M. (2005). Integrating sustainable chain management with triple bottom line accounting. Ecological Economics, 52(2), 143-157. [More Information]
  • Munksgaard, J., Wier, M., Lenzen, M., Dey, C. (2005). Using input-output analysis to measure the environmental pressure of consumption at different spatial levels. Journal of Industrial Ecology, 9(1-2), 169-185.
  • Lenzen, M., Dey, C., Foran, B. (2004). Energy Requirements Of Sydney Households. Ecological Economics, 49(3), 375-399. [More Information]
  • Buie, D., McCann, M., Weber, K., Dey, C. (2004). Full Day Simulations Of Anti-Reflection Coatings For Flat Plate Silicon Photovoltaics. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 81(1), 13-24.
  • Dey, C. (2004). Heat Transfer Aspects Of An Elevated Linear Absorber. Solar Energy, 76(1-3), 243-249.
  • Lenzen, M., Dey, C., Murray, S. (2004). Historical Accountability And Cumulative Impacts: The Treatment Of Time In Corporate Sustainability Reporting. Ecological Economics, 51(3-4), 237-250.
  • Lenzen, M., Murray, S., Korte, B., Dey, C. (2003). Environmental impact assessment including indirect effects-a case study using input-output analysis. Environmental Impact Assessment Review, 23(3), 263-282.
  • Buie, D., Monger, A., Dey, C. (2003). Sunshape distributions for terrestrial solar simulations. Solar Energy, 74(2), 113-122.
  • Buie, D., Dey, C., Bosi, S. (2003). The effective size of the solar cone for solar concentrating systems. Solar Energy, 74(5), 417-427.
  • Lenzen, M., Dey, C., Murray, J. (2002). A Personal Approach to Teaching about Climate Change. Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 18, 35-45.
  • Lenzen, M., Dey, C. (2002). Economic, energy and greenhouse emissions impacts of some consumer choice, technology and government outlay options. Energy Economics, 24(4), 377-403.
  • Mills, D., Dey, C. (2001). Development strategies for solar thermal electricity generation. Advances in Solar Energy: An Annual Review of Research and Development, Volume 14, 401-423.
  • Mills, D., Dey, C. (2001). Renewable energy technology mix for atmospheric carbon dioxide stabilisation by 2050. Advances in Solar Energy: An Annual Review of Research and Development, Volume 14, 385-400.

Conferences

  • Dey, C., Lenzen, M., Murray, J., Wood, R., Wiedmann, T., Foran, B. (2008). Sustainability accounting - theory and examples. 2nd International Centre for Anti-consumption Research Symposium ICAR 2008, Australia: Discipline of Marketing, University of Sydney.
  • Bosi, S., Zhang, Q., Dey, C., Mercier, V., Mills, D., Bittar, A. (2003). Age testing of solar selective surfaces on flat-plates at 150'C and 300'C in air. Bringing solar down to earth: ISES 2001 Solar World Congress, Australia: International Solar Energy Society.
  • Mills, D., Haynes, B., Dey, C., Buie, D., Imenes, A., Haynes, B., Morrison, G. (2003). Multi Tower Solar Array Project. 11th SolarPACES International Symposium on Concentrated Solar Power and Chemical Energy Technologies, Switzerland: Paul Scherrer Institut.
  • Dey, C., Lenzen, M., Foran, B. (2003). Total energy requirements of Sydney households. 41st Australian and New Zealand Solar Energy Society Conference, Melbourne: Anzses.
  • Imenes, A., Dey, C., Mills, D., Buie, D., Bosi, S. (2002). A Small Paraboloidal Concentrator for Material Testing and Absorber Performance Characterisation. 11th SolarPACES International Symposium on Concentrated Solar Power and Chemical Energy Technologies, Switzerland: Paul Scherrer Institut.
  • Mills, D., Dey, C., Imenes, A., Haynes, B., Buie, D., Schramek, P., Morrison, G. (2002). MTSA Prototype Array Project. 11th SolarPaces International Symposium on Concetrated Solar Power and Chemical Energy Technologies, Switzerland: Paul Scherrer Institut.
  • Buie, D., Dey, C., Mills, D. (2002). Optical Considerations in Line Focus Fresnel Considerations. 11th International Symposium on Concentrated Solar Power and Chemical Energy Technologies, Switzerland: Paul Scherrer Institut.

2014

  • Lenzen, M., Geschke, A., Wiedmann, T., Lane, J., Baynes, T., Boland, J., Daniels, P., Dey, C., Fry, J., Hadjikakou, M., Malik, A., Murray, M., et al (2014). Compiling and using input-output frameworks through collaborative virtual laboratories. Science of the Total Environment, 485-486(1), 241-251-241-251. [More Information]

2013

  • Dey, C., Harrison, S., Lenzen, M., Murray, M. (2013). An Enterprise MRIO for a University. In Joy Murray and Manfred Lenzen (Eds.), The Sustainability Practitioner's Guide to Multi-Regional Input-Output Analysis, (pp. 104-112). Champaign, Illinois, USA: Common Ground Publishing.
  • Lenzen, M., Dey, C., Foran, B., Widmer-Cooper, A., Ohlemüller, R., Williams, M., Wiedmann, T. (2013). Modelling interactions between economic activity, greenhouse gas emissions, biodiversity and agricultural production. Environmental Modeling and Assessment, 18(4), 377-416. [More Information]

2012

  • Murray, M., Cawthorne, G., Dey, C., Andrew, C. (2012). Enough For All Forever: A Handbook For Learning About Sustainability. Champaign, Illinois: Common Ground Publishing.
  • Wiedmann, T., Dey, C., Lenzen, M. (2012). Sharing Responsibility Between Consumers and Producers. In Joy Murray, Glenn Cawthorne, Christopher Dey, Chris Andrew (Eds.), Enough For All Forever: A Handbook For Learning About Sustainability, (pp. 73-84). Champaign, Illinois: Common Ground Publishing.

2011

  • Murray, M., Wiedmann, T., Dey, C. (2011). Comment on Corporate Carbon Performance Indicators Revisited. Journal of Industrial Ecology, 15(1), 158-163.
  • Yu, T., Lenzen, M., Dey, C. (2011). Large-Scale Computational Modeling for Environmental Impact Assessment. In Vladimir Orej, Ilona Obrsalova, Jiri Krupka (Eds.), Environmental Modeling for Sustainable Regional Development: System Approaches and Advanced Methods, (pp. 1-17). Hershey: Information Science Reference.

2010

  • Dickson, A., Dey, C., Murray, M. (2010). 'BottomLine3' - The University of Sydney ISA Software Tool. In Joy Murray and Richard Wood (Eds.), The Sustainability Practitioner's Guide to Input-Output Analysis, (pp. 153-161). Champaigne, Illinois USA: Common Ground Publishing.
  • Dey, C., Volotovsky, S., Humphries, R. (2010). The Carbon Footprint of the Water Corporation of Western Australia. In Joy Murray and Richard Wood (Eds.), The Sustainability Practitioner's Guide to Input-Output Analysis, (pp. 39-47). Champaigne, Illinois USA: Common Ground Publishing.

2009

  • Wood, R., Dey, C. (2009). Australia's Carbon Footprint. Economic Systems Research, 21(3), 243-266.
  • Yu, T., Lenzen, M., Dey, C., Badcock, J. (2009). Automatically Estimating and Updating Input-Output Tables. In Juan, Velasquez~Howlett, Robert~Rios, Sebastian~Jain, Lakhmi~ (Eds.), Knowledge-Based and Intelligent Information and Engineering System:13th International Conference, KES 2009Santiago, Chile, September 28-30, 2009Proceedings, Part II, (pp. 42-49). Germany: Springer.
  • Murray, M., Dey, C. (2009). The carbon neutral free for all. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 3(2), 237-248. [More Information]

2008

  • Dey, C., Lenzen, M., Murray, J., Wood, R., Wiedmann, T., Foran, B. (2008). Sustainability accounting - theory and examples. 2nd International Centre for Anti-consumption Research Symposium ICAR 2008, Australia: Discipline of Marketing, University of Sydney.

2007

  • Royne, A., Dey, C. (2007). Design of a jet impingement cooling device for densely packed PV cells under high concentration. Solar Energy, 81(8), 1014-1024.
  • Dey, C., Berger, C., Foran, B., Foran, M., Joske, R., Lenzen, M., Wood, R. (2007). Household environmental pressure from consumption: an Australian environmental atlas. In Gavin Birch (Eds.), Water Wind Art and Debate - How environmental concerns impact on disciplinary research, (pp. 280-314). Sydney: Sydney University Press.
  • Murray, M., Dey, C., Lenzen, M. (2007). Systems for Social Sustainability: Global Connectedness and the Tuvalu Test. Journal of Sociocybernetics, 5(1/2), 34-56.

2006

  • Wood, R., Lenzen, M., Dey, C., Lundie, S. (2006). A comparative study of some environmental impacts of conventional and organic farming in Australia. Agricultural Systems, 89(2-3), 324-348. [More Information]
  • Dey, C., Royne, A. (2006). Effect of nozzle geometry on pressure drop and heat transfer in submerged jet arrays. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 49(3 to 4), 800-804. [More Information]

2005

  • Royne, A., Dey, C., Mills, D. (2005). Cooling of photovoltaic cells under concentrated illumination: a critical review. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 86(4), 451-483.
  • Foran, B., Lenzen, M., Dey, C., Bilek, M. (2005). Integrating sustainable chain management with triple bottom line accounting. Ecological Economics, 52(2), 143-157. [More Information]
  • Munksgaard, J., Wier, M., Lenzen, M., Dey, C. (2005). Using input-output analysis to measure the environmental pressure of consumption at different spatial levels. Journal of Industrial Ecology, 9(1-2), 169-185.

2004

  • Lenzen, M., Dey, C., Foran, B. (2004). Energy Requirements Of Sydney Households. Ecological Economics, 49(3), 375-399. [More Information]
  • Buie, D., McCann, M., Weber, K., Dey, C. (2004). Full Day Simulations Of Anti-Reflection Coatings For Flat Plate Silicon Photovoltaics. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 81(1), 13-24.
  • Dey, C. (2004). Heat Transfer Aspects Of An Elevated Linear Absorber. Solar Energy, 76(1-3), 243-249.
  • Lenzen, M., Dey, C., Murray, S. (2004). Historical Accountability And Cumulative Impacts: The Treatment Of Time In Corporate Sustainability Reporting. Ecological Economics, 51(3-4), 237-250.

2003

  • Bosi, S., Zhang, Q., Dey, C., Mercier, V., Mills, D., Bittar, A. (2003). Age testing of solar selective surfaces on flat-plates at 150'C and 300'C in air. Bringing solar down to earth: ISES 2001 Solar World Congress, Australia: International Solar Energy Society.
  • Lenzen, M., Dey, C., Dey, C. (2003). Climate change. In Hensher, Button (Eds.), Handbook of Transport and the Environment, (pp. 37-60). Amsterdam: Elsevier.
  • Lenzen, M., Murray, S., Korte, B., Dey, C. (2003). Environmental impact assessment including indirect effects-a case study using input-output analysis. Environmental Impact Assessment Review, 23(3), 263-282.
  • Mills, D., Haynes, B., Dey, C., Buie, D., Imenes, A., Haynes, B., Morrison, G. (2003). Multi Tower Solar Array Project. 11th SolarPACES International Symposium on Concentrated Solar Power and Chemical Energy Technologies, Switzerland: Paul Scherrer Institut.
  • Buie, D., Monger, A., Dey, C. (2003). Sunshape distributions for terrestrial solar simulations. Solar Energy, 74(2), 113-122.
  • Buie, D., Dey, C., Bosi, S. (2003). The effective size of the solar cone for solar concentrating systems. Solar Energy, 74(5), 417-427.
  • Dey, C., Lenzen, M., Foran, B. (2003). Total energy requirements of Sydney households. 41st Australian and New Zealand Solar Energy Society Conference, Melbourne: Anzses.

2002

  • Lenzen, M., Dey, C., Murray, J. (2002). A Personal Approach to Teaching about Climate Change. Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 18, 35-45.
  • Imenes, A., Dey, C., Mills, D., Buie, D., Bosi, S. (2002). A Small Paraboloidal Concentrator for Material Testing and Absorber Performance Characterisation. 11th SolarPACES International Symposium on Concentrated Solar Power and Chemical Energy Technologies, Switzerland: Paul Scherrer Institut.
  • Lenzen, M., Dey, C. (2002). Economic, energy and greenhouse emissions impacts of some consumer choice, technology and government outlay options. Energy Economics, 24(4), 377-403.
  • Mills, D., Dey, C., Imenes, A., Haynes, B., Buie, D., Schramek, P., Morrison, G. (2002). MTSA Prototype Array Project. 11th SolarPaces International Symposium on Concetrated Solar Power and Chemical Energy Technologies, Switzerland: Paul Scherrer Institut.
  • Buie, D., Dey, C., Mills, D. (2002). Optical Considerations in Line Focus Fresnel Considerations. 11th International Symposium on Concentrated Solar Power and Chemical Energy Technologies, Switzerland: Paul Scherrer Institut.

2001

  • Mills, D., Dey, C. (2001). Development strategies for solar thermal electricity generation. Advances in Solar Energy: An Annual Review of Research and Development, Volume 14, 401-423.
  • Mills, D., Dey, C. (2001). Renewable energy technology mix for atmospheric carbon dioxide stabilisation by 2050. Advances in Solar Energy: An Annual Review of Research and Development, Volume 14, 385-400.

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