Environments — Editors


Prof. Dr. Yu-Pin Lin
Department of Bioenvironmental Systems Engineering, National Taiwan University, No. 1, Sec. 4, Roosevelt Road, Taipei, 10617, Taiwan
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Interests: spatial statistics and modeling in environmental and ecological systems; applications of GIS and remote sensing in environmental and ecological systems; freshwater monitoring and modeling; optimal environmental monitoring network design; landscape ecology in land-use management and planning; ecohydrology; groundwater modeling; land-use planning and modeling; soil heavy metal pollution assessment; multiscale analysis in environmental and ecological systems; system dynamic modeling in environmental systems; ecosystem services; system dynamic modeling; optimization techniques
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Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. William A. Anderson
Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Waterloo, 200 University Ave W, Waterloo ON N2L 3G1, Canada
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Interests: analysis and development of pollution control technologies for air and water treatment, using biological, photochemical, and physical/chemical processes; biocides and UV disinfection; photocatalysis and photolysis; advanced oxidation; air pollution control; biofiltration; wastewater treatment; incineration ash management; indoor air treatment; nanotechnology and water quality monitoring
Dr. Luigi Berardi
Civil Engineering Sciences and Architecture Department, Technical University of Bari, Via Orabona 4, 70125 Bari, Italy
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Interests: data-driven modeling of environmental phenomena; evolutionary computing and hybrid evolutionary computing; multi-objective decision support tools; water distribution and sewer system analysis; optimization applied to management of water systems
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Advancements in Data-Driven Modeling and Data-Mining Techniques in Hydrology
Special Issue: Data-Modelling Applications in Water System Management
Dr. Roberta Bettinetti
Department of Theoretical and Applied Sciences, University of Insubria, Via Valleggio 11, 22100 Como, and Via JH Dunant 3, 21100 Varese, Italy
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Interests: Applied ecology to the environmental contamination, freshwater environments in particular. Ecotoxicology: trophic interactions in aquatic ecosystems with particular attention to bioaccumulation; use of bioindicators and ecotoxicological tests as instruments of "early warning" for the chemical risk assessment for aquatic food webs and for human consumption; effects of climate change on the bioavailability of contaminants in aquatic environments. Limnology: limnological assessment of lakes through the use of paleolimnological indicators; study of the trophic relationships between the levels of lake food webs with stable isotopes of carbon and nitrogen analyses
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Ecotoxicology of Freshwater Environments
Prof. Dr. Rao Bhamidiammarri
London South Bank University, 103 Borough Road, London, SE1 0AA, UK
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Interests: environmental modelling; remediation of toxic organic pollutants; wastewater treatment; industrial wastes; process design
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Environmental Systems Engineering
Special Issue: Fate of Toxic Pollutants in the Environment
Dr. Brett Bryan
CSIRO Land and Water Waite Campus, Urrbrae SA 5064, USA
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Interests: environmental economics; natural capital and ecosystem services; agricultural and land systems; land use change modelling and impacts; land degradation and mitigation; water resource policy and management; global climate change; mitigation; and adaptation; biodiversity conservation; bioenergy and biofuels; carbon sequestration; emissions abatement; conservation and natural resource management
Dr. Christopher R. Bryant
Département de géographie, Université de Montréal, Montréal, QC, Canada
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Interests: agricultural adaptation to climate change and variability; peri-urban agriculture; food security; food sovereignty; community development; land use planning; strategic planning by and for the citizens in a community; sustainable development
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Agriculture and Climate Change
Special Issue: Urban Food Security
Prof. Dr. James L. Buizer
School of Natural Resources and the Environment, The University of Arizona, 325 Biosciences East, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
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Interests: sustainability science; climate change; climate change impacts; climate change adaptation; boundary spanning organizations; decision-making; international development
Prof. Dr. Ching-Yuan Chang
Graduate Institute of Environmental Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taipei, 10617, Taiwan
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Interests: resource recovery and utilization; pyrolysis; air pollution control; advanced oxidation processes; waste treatment; waste to energy
Dr. Ashok K. Chapagain
Water Footprint Network
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Interests: water resources management; water footprint assessment; irrigation
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Water Footprint: Usefulness of the Concept from Accounting Framework to Policy Response Options in Water Resources Management
Special Issue: Water Footprints and Sustainable Water Allocation
Special Issue: Water Footprint Assessment
Special Issue: Progress in Water Footprint Assessment
Prof. Dr. Raffaele Cioffi
INSTM Research Group Napoli Parthenope, Centro Direzionale Napoli, Dipartimento di Ingegneria, Università di Napoli ‘Parthenope’, Isola C4, Napoli 80143, Italy
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Interests: environmental chemistry; environmental safety; environmental engineering and policy; waste management; waste stabilization and solidification; waste recycling; hazardous waste; soil heavy metal pollution assessment; contaminated sediments; natural resource management; construction and demolition wastes; life cycle analysis
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Special Issue: Environmentally Friendly Geopolymer Composites
Prof. Dr. Tracy Collier
Oceans and Human Health, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 2725 Montlake Boulevard East, Rm. 226, Seattle, WA 98112, USA
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Interests: chemical contaminants; pathogens; and algal toxins and their effects on human and ecosystem health
Dr. Neville D. Crossman
CSIRO Land and Water, Private Mail Bag 2, Glen Osmond, SA, 5064, Australia
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Interests: ecosystem service quantification and valuation; land use change dynamics; water management; trade-off analyses; spatial and decision sciences
Prof. Dr. Suzana Dragicevic
Spatial Analysis and Modeling Laboratory, Department of Geography, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, BC, V5A 1S6, Canada
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Interests: geographic information science and systems; modeling complex system; agent-based modeling and cellular automata; artificial intelligence; soft computing (fuzzy sets and systems); spatial data analysis and exploratory spatial data analysis; spatial decision support systems; web-based and collaborative GIS
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Bridging the Gap between Geospatial Theory and Technology
Dr. Claudio Ferone
Department of Engineering, University of Naples "Parthenope", Centro Direzionale, Is. C4, Napoli 80143, Italy
Interests: geopolymers; alkali-activated materials; sustainibility; waste recycling; advanced ceramics
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Advances in Geopolymers and Alkali-Activated Materials
Special Issue: Environmentally Friendly Geopolymer Composites
Prof. Dr. Ramesh Goel
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Utah, MCE 2000, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112, USA
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Interests: nutrient management and recovery; resource; environmental microbiology; virology and surface water quality
Prof. Dr. Klaus Henle
Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research-UFZ, Department of Conservation Biology, Permoserstraße 15, 04318 Leipzig, Germany
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Interests: conservation biology; population ecology; herpetology; ecology and evolution
Prof. Dr. Toshihiro Horiguchi
Center for Health and Environmental Risk Research, National Institute for Environmental Studies, 16-2 Onogawa, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8506, Japan
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Interests: marine ecotoxicology; endocrine disruption; hazardous chemical substances
Prof. Dr. Klaus Hubacek
Department of Geographical Sciences, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
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Interests: ecological economics; ecosystem services; global trade; governance; input-output analysis
Prof. Dr. Jamal Khatib
Faculty of Science and Engineering, University of Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton, WV1 1LY, UK
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Interests: sustainable construction/structural materials; using waste in construction; lightweight aggregate; novel materials in construction
Prof. Dr. Ki-Hyun Kim
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Hanyang University, 222 Wangsimni-Ro, Seoul 133-791, Korea
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Interests: environmental monitoring; volatile organic compounds; reduced sulfur compounds; carbonyls
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Monitoring of Odorous Compounds in the Environment
Special Issue: Direct and Indirect Sensing of Odor and VOCs and Their Control
Special Issue: Sensing of Toxic and Hazardous Metals in Various Environmental Media
Special Issue: Odor Detection: Electronic Nose, Olfactometer, and Advanced Instrumentation
Special Issue: Sensing of Scent, Fragrance, Smell, and Odor Emissions from Biota Sources
Special Issue: Modern Technologies for Sensing Pollution in Air, Water, and Soil
Special Issue: The Use of New and/or Improved Materials for Sensing Applications
Special Issue: Volatile Organic Compounds in Environment
Special Issue: Odor: Human Perception, Sensing and Treatment
Prof. Dr. Rik Leemans
Departement of Environmental Sciences, Wageningen University, 6708 PB Wageningen, The Netherlands
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Interests: agricultural systems; biodiversity; climatic change; ecology; environmental management; forest ecology; geography; landscape ecology; environmental governance; plant ecology; terrestrial ecology; nitrogen cycle; environmental sciences; cycling; carbon cycle; carbon dioxide; modeling; decision models; ecological modeling; land use; greenhouse gases; scenario analysis; climate adaptation; spatial models; sustainability; sustainability indicators; sustainable energy
Prof. Dr. Jason K. Levy
Homeland Security, National Homeland Security Project, L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs, Virginia Commonwealth University, 923 W. Franklin St., Box 842028, Richmond, VA 23284, USA
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Interests: emergency management; risk assessment; natural hazards; geomatics engineering; chemical sensors
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Sensors for Disaster and Emergency Management Decision Making
Special Issue: Environmental Risk and Climate Change
Special Issue: Ecological Economics, Environmental Health Policy and Climate Change
Special Issue: Advances in Geo-Information for Environmental Forensics and Environmental Risk Management in the Anthropocene
Special Issue: Advances in Applied Remote Sensing and Decision Making: Transforming Hazard Assessment and Environmental Management
Special Issue: Emerging Infectious Diseases and Environmental Threats
Special Issue: A Policy Focused Approach to Public Health and Air, Water and/or Soil Pollution
Special Issue: Remote Sensing and GIS for Geo-Hazards and Disasters
Special Issue: Human Health, Risk Analysis and Environmental Hazards
Special Issue: Spatial Environmental Analysis, Informatics, Planning, Restoration, and Management
Special Issue: Climate Change and Health: An Interdisciplinary Perspective
Special Issue: Natural Hazards and Public Health: A Systems Approach
Special Issue: Remediation and Analysis of Soil, Air, and Water Pollution
Special Issue: Spatial Analysis of Pollution and Risk in a Changing Climate
Special Issue: Human Health, Environmental Informatics and Risk: Managing Hazards in the Information Era
Dr. Yiannis G. Matsinos
Department of Environment, University of the Aegean; Sector of Ecosystems Management, University Hill, Xenia Building, Mytilene 81100, Greece
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Interests: ecological modelling; individual-based modeling; biodiversity conservation
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Uncertainty in PVA (Population Viability Analysis) Assessments
Prof. Dr. Andrew Millington
School of the Environment, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide, SA 5001, Australia
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Interests: land use dynamics and potential impacts around increased foreign ownership of farmland in Australia; the coca/cocaine trade as a driver of land use dynamics in humid tropical forests; analysis of landscape fragmentation patterns in tropical and sub-tropical landscapes
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Special Issue: Land Systems Science Symposium at AAG 2013
Special Issue: Urban Land Systems: An Ecosystems Perspective
Dr. Daisuke Minakata
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI 49931, USA
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Interests: sustainable water and wastewater treatment and management; development of assessing and predicting tools for water treatment technologies; innovative water and wastewater treatment technologies for energy saving and harvesting; systematic and integrated understanding of water and wastewater reuse; application of computational chemistry and molecular modeling
Dr. Dino Musmarra
Dip. di Ingegneria Civile, Design, Edilizia e Ambiente, Università degli studi della Campania "L. Vanvitelli" Real Casa dell’Annunziata, Via Roma 29, 81031 Aversa (CE), Italy
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Interests: adsorption; bio-energy production; waste water treatment; groundwater remediation; waste-to-energy
Prof. Dr. Manuel Duarte Pinheiro
CEris—Civil Engineering Research and Innovation for Sustainability, Department of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Georesources, Tecnico, Lisbon University, Av. Rovisco Pais, 1 1049-001 Lisboa, Portugal
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Interests: sustainable built environment; sustainable construction; environment impact; environment management; life cycle assessment; energy life cycle; sustainable management; sustainable tourism
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Environmental Impact of Buildings—Linking Impacts and Tools
Special Issue: Environmental Impact Assessment
Special Issue: Sustainable Built Environment
Prof. Dr. Marc A. Rosen
Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, 2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, Ontario, L1H 7K4, Canada
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Interests: sustainable development; energy; energy; efficiency; environmental impact; economics; ecology; sustainable engineering and design
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Exergy: Analysis and Applications
Special Issue: Advanced Forum for Sustainable Development
Special Issue: Advances in Sustainability: Selected Papers from 1st World Sustainability Forum
Special Issue: Advances in Sustainability: Selected Papers from the Second World Sustainability Forum (2012)
Special Issue: Towards Sustainability: Selected Papers from the Third World Sustainability Forum (2013)
Special Issue: Towards Sustainability: Selected Papers from the Fourth World Sustainability Forum (2014)
Prof. Dr. Giuseppina Roviello
INSTM Research Group Napoli Parthenope, Centro Direzionale Napoli, Dipartimento di Ingegneria, Università di Napoli ‘Parthenope’, Isola C4, Napoli 80143, Italy
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Interests: green chemistry; coordination chemistry; polymer chemistry; geopolymers; composites and hybrid materials; structural characterization
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Environmentally Friendly Geopolymer Composites
Prof. Dr. Chii Shang
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
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Interests: physico/chemical processes; environmental chemistry/instrumentation; disinfection processes/DBPs; heavy metal removal; subsurface contaminant transport remediation
Prof. Dr. Zoran Vojinovic
UNESCO-IHE, Institute for Water Education, Delft, The Netherlands
University of Exeter, UK
University of Belgrade, Serbia
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Interests: urban water systems; hydroinformatics; flood resilience and adaptation; optimal rehabilitation of drainage networks
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Special Issue: Hydroinformatics and Urban Water Systems
Prof. Dr. Teiji Watanabe
Group of Environmental Geography, Section of Integrated Environmental Science, Faculty of Environmental Earth Science, Hokkaido University W-5, N-10, Sapporo, 060-0810, Japan
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Interests: conservation and sustainable use of natural resources; protected-area management; terrestrial environment; land use and land cover change; geodiversity analysis and geoconservation; mountain geography; South Asia; Central Asia; Southwest Asia
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Land Use Change in the Changing Environment
Dr. Johnny Wong
School of Built Environment, Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building, University of Technology Sydney, Ultimo NSW 2007, Australia
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Interests: construction informatics; including building information modelling (BIM); automation and robotics; smart home technology; and sustainability in construction process
Prof. Dr. Chin H. Wu
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
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Interests: air-sea interactions and surface wave dynamics; coastal processes and sustainable coastal development; environmental fluid mechanics and physical limnology; environmental monitoring and photogrammetry; groundwater and surface water interactions; hydraulics and geomorphic/ecological processes, river/stream restoration; lake and wetland restoration; risk assessment and sustaintable remediation of contaminated sediments; water resources assessment and management
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