Sustainability — Editors

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Sustainability Editorial Office
MDPI AG, Klybeckstrasse 64, 4057 Basel, Switzerland
Tel. +41 61 683 77 34; Fax: +41 61 302 89 18

Section Editorial Boards

Sustainable Use of the Environment and Resources

Social Ecology and Sustainability

Economic, Business and Management Aspects of Sustainability

Sustainable Engineering and Science

Energy Sustainability

Sustainable Urban and Rural Development

Sustainable Agriculture, Food and Wildlife

Sustainability Education and Approaches

Sustainability of Culture and Heritage

Sustainable Chemistry

Editorial Office

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
Tel. +1 905 721 8668, ext 5726; Fax: +1 905 721 3370
Interests: sustainable development; energy; exergy; efficiency; environmental impact; economics; ecology; sustainable engineering and design
Section Editor-in-Chief
Prof. Dr. Helmut Haberl
Institute of Social Ecology, Alps Adria University, Faculty for Interdisciplinary Studies, Vienna, Austria
Interests: Integrated land-change science, Socioeconomic metabolism, Human appropriation of net primary production, Long-term socio-ecological research, Climate-change mitigation in agriculture, forestry and other land use, Biomass and bioenergy
Section Editor-in-Chief
Dr. Giuseppe Ioppolo
Engineers Association of Messina, Italy
University of Study of Messina, Department of Economics, Business, Environment and Quantitative Methods (SEAM), Piazza Pugliatti 1, Messina, Italy
Tel. +39 090 771548
Interests: Environmental Management; Industrial Ecology; Environmental Governance; Local Development
Section Editor-in-Chief
Prof. Dr. Andrew Kusiak *
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, 3131 Seamans Center, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242–1527, USA
Interests: big data; modeling; optimization; computational intelligence; evolutionary computation; innovation; renewable energy; clean manufacturing; energy conservation
* EiC of Energy Sustainability
Section Editor-in-Chief
Dr. Derek J. McPhee
Director of Chemistry, Amyris, Inc., 5885 Hollis St, Suite 100, Emeryville, CA 94608, USA
Tel. +1 510 450 0761 xt 718; Fax: +1 510 225 2645
Interests: organic synthesis; medicinal chemistry; biotechnology
Section Editor-in-Chief
Prof. Dr. Vincenzo Torretta
Department of Biotechnologies and Life Sciences, Insubria University, Via G.B. Vico 46, Varese I-21100, Italy
Tel. +39 0332 218 782; Fax: +39 0332 218 779
Interests: waste management; wastewater treatment; energy recovery from waste; sustainable development; air treatment
Section Editor-in-Chief
Dr. Tan Yigitcanlar
School of Civil Engineering and Built Environment, Queensland University of Technology, 2 George Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4001, Australia
Tel. +61 7 3138 2418; Fax: +61 7 3138 1170
Interests: sustainable cities; sustainable urban development; sustainable and resilient infrastructure; sustainable transport system; sustainability assessment; sustainability indicators and frameworks; climate change; water sensitive urban design
Managing Editor
Dr. Le Zhang
MDPI Tongzhou Office, Room 2207, Jincheng Center, No. 21 Cuijingbeili, Tongzhou District, Beijing 101101, China
Tel. +86 10 81521170
Editorial Manager
Mr. Alistair Freeland
MDPI AG, Klybeckstrasse 64, CH-4057 Basel, Switzerland

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Editorial Board

Dr. Emmanuel K. Ackom
UNEP Risoe Centre, Denmark Technical University (DTU), Frederiksborvej 399, 4000 Roskilde, Denmark
Tel. +45 467 75189
Interests: environmental sustainability of bioenergy; food-energy nexus; bioenergy for poverty alleviation and rural development; energy access
Prof. Dr. Francesco Asdrubali
Department of Engineering, University of Perugia, Via G. Duranti 67, 06125 Perugia, Italy
Tel. +39-075-5853716; Fax: + 39-075-5853697
Interests: sustainable development, environmental impact assessment, renewable energies, energy efficiency, energy planning, energy saving in buildings, sustainable mobility
Contribution: Special Issue: 14th CIRIAF National Congress - Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development
Prof. Dr. Nicholas A. Ashford
Technology and Law Program, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT E40-239, 77 Mass Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
Tel. +1 617 253 1664; Fax: +1 617 452 2265
Interests: sustainable development; national, regional, and international environmental law; trade law; pollution prevention; toxic substances; employment and labor market policies; industrial policy; environmental economics; ecological economics
Dr. Jack Barkenbus
Vanderbilt Institute for Energy & Environment, USA
Tel. +615 343 1041; Fax: +615 322 7012
Interests: climate change; sustainable development; energy; clean technology
Contribution: Special Issue: Sustainability and Consumption
Special Issue: Transportation and Sustainability
In other journals:
Special Issue: Measuring the Impact of Public-Private Governance for Climate Change
Prof. Dr. John Barrett
Sustainability Research Institute, University of Leeds, School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, UK
Interests: sustainable consumption and production (SCP) modelling, carbon accounting and exploring the transition to a low carbon pathway
Contribution: Special Issue: Ecological Footprint Indicator
Dr. Joo Hwa (Philip) Bay
Faculty of Humanities, School of Built Environment, Architecture and Interior, Curtin University of Technology, Kent Street, Bentley Campus, WA6012, Australia
Tel. +61 4 3191 1234
Interests: sustainable architecture; social and environmental sustainability; density, community and sustainability; holistic green rating systems
Contribution: Special Issue: Density and Sustainability
Dr. Allyson Beall King
School of the Environment, Washington State University, PO Box 642812, Pullman, WA 99164-2812, USA
Interests: system dynamics; participatory environmental modeling; environmental modeling; interdisciplinary modeling
Contribution: Special Issue: System Dynamics Simulation of Environmental and Resource Sustainability
Prof. Dr. Per Berg
Inst för SOL, Landskapsarkitektur, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Box 7012 Ulls väg 28 A, 750 07 Uppsala, Sweden
Tel. +46 18 672513
Prof. Dr. Frans G.H. Berkhout
Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM), Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences (FALW), VU University Amsterdam, De Boelelaan 1087, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Interests: climate change; innovation; policy studies; transitions
Dr. Werner Bonrath
DSM Nutritional Products, Research and Development, CH-4002 Basel, Switzerland
Tel. +41 61 815 87 15; Fax: +41 61 687 21 17
Interests: catalysis (general); vitamins (general); chemistry under non-classical conditions (ionic liquids; supercritical fluids; ultrasound and microwaves)
Contribution: Special Issue: Green Chemistry for Environment and Health
In other journals:
Special Issue: Sonochemistry-organic synthesis
Special Issue: Ionic Liquids
Prof. Dr. Barry Brook
Sir Hubert Wilkins Chair of Climate Change, The Environment Institute, The University of Adelaide, Australia
Tel. +61 4 2095 8400; Fax: +61 8 8303 4347
Interests: global ecology and conservation biology; climate change; sustainable energy
Prof. Dr. Paul Burger
Departement of Social Sciences, Sustainability Research Group, University of Basel, Klingelbergstrasse 50, 4056 Basel, Switzerland
Tel. +41 61 267 04 03; Fax: +41 61 267 07 75
Interests: theoretical foundations for sustainability; values and evaluation (especially within sustainability issues); human-nature-interrelations; ontology of systems; social theories and sustainability; epistemology and methodology of future studies and of inter- & transdisciplinary research
Prof. Dr. Edwin Chan
Deptment of Building & Real Estate, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
Tel. +852 27665800; Fax: +852 23623979
Interests: green building promotion; institutional Analysis; urban renewal; heritage conservation; land use and Development control, and Age-friendly urban design
Dr. Giovanni de Feo
Department of Industrial Engineering (DIIn), University of Salerno, via Giovanni Paolo II, 132, 84084 Fisciano, Italy
Tel. +39 089 964113; Fax: +39 089 968738
Interests: Life Cycle Assessment; solid waste management; wastewater treatment; water and wastewater technologies in ancient civilizations; characterization of the quality of surface water and groundwater; environmental management systems
Contribution: Special Issue: Sustainability of Wastewater Treatment Processes and Management: Past, Present and Future
Prof. Dr. Wouter De Groot
Institute of Environmental Sciences (CML), Departmnent of Conservation Biology, Leiden University, 2300 RA Leiden, The Netherlands
Tel. +31 71 5277487; Fax: +31 71 5277496
Interests: biodiversity conservation; water management; land use change; ethics; philosophy
Dr. Brian Deal
University of Illinois, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, 111 Temple Buell Hall, 611 Taft Dr., Champaign, IL 61820, USA
Tel. +1 217 333 1911; Fax: +1 217 244 1717
Interests: land use; urban planning; spatial modeling; dynamic modeling; green infrastructure; energy systems; energy conservation
Contribution: Special Issue: Land Use and Sustainability
Special Issue: Planning for Climate Change
Prof. Dr. Peng Deng
David Hayworth Hall 131, High Point University, 833 Montlieu Avenue, High Point, NC 27262, USA
Tel. +1 336 841 9117
Dr. Xiangzheng Deng
Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Beijing, 100101, China
Tel. + 86 10 6488 8980; Fax: 86-10-64856533
Contribution: Special Issue: Integrated River Basin Management and Regional Sustainable Development
In other journals:
Special Issue: Large Scale LUCC, Ecosystem Service, Water Balance and Energy Use
Prof. Dr. John C. Dernbach
Distinguished Professor of Law, Widener University, 3800 Vartan Way, Harrisburg, PA 17106-9382, USA
Tel. +1 717 541 1933; Fax: +1 717 541 3966
Interests: sustainable development; climate change law; environmental law; governance for sustainability; law for sustainability
Contribution: Special Issue: Environmental Laws and Sustainability
Dr. Pauline Deutz
Department of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences, University of Hull, Hull, HU6 7RX, UK
Tel. + 44 (0) 1482 465948; Fax: + 44 (0) 1482 466340
Interests: Sustainable development; industrial ecology; industrial symbiosis; environmental policy; waste management; the green economy and environmental justice
Contribution: Special Issue: Environment and Energy: the Industrial Ecology perspective
Prof. Dr. Jo Dewulf
Research Group ENVOC, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Ghent University, Coupure Links 653, B-9000 Ghent, Belgium
Tel. +32 (0)9 264 59 49; Fax: +32 (0)9 264 62 43
Interests: environmental and clean technology, thermodynamics and sustainable engineering, exergy, resource consumption in technology development
Dr. Laurance R. Doyle
Carl Sagan Center for the Study of Life in the Universe, SETI Institute, 189 Bernardo Avenue, Mountain View, California, 94043, USA
Tel. +1 650 960 4533
Interests: photometric techniques for detecting extrasolar planets; information theory applied to animal communications; astro-ecology and remote detection of exobiological systems; quantum astronomy and cosmic-scale quantum measurement problems
Contribution: Special Issue: Exobiology Studies and the Study of the History, Present, and Future of Life on our Planet
In other journals:
Special Issue: Information Theory Applied to Animal Communication
Dr. Richard G. Dudley
21 Etna Lane, Etna, New York 13062, USA
Interests: system dynamics modeling; fishery management; small scale fisheries; natural resources management; international development; conservation
Contribution: Special Issue: System Dynamics Simulation of Environmental and Resource Sustainability
Prof. Dr. Samuel Fankhauser
Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London School of Economics, Houghton Street, London, WC2A 2AE, UK
Tel. +44 2071 075427
Interests: climate change adaptation; development; climate change policy; green growth and carbon markets
Prof. Dr. Matthias Finkbeiner
Chair of Sustainable Engineering, Department of Environmental Technology, Technische Universität Berlin, Office Z1, Strasse des 17, Juni 135, 10623 Berlin, Germany
Interests: assessment and management tools for environmental and sustainability performance; carbon footprint; water footprint; life cycle assessment; social LCA; life cycle costing; resource efficiency; eco-efficiency; life cycle sustainability assessment
Contribution: Special Issue: Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment
Special Issue: Creating Benefits through Life Cycle Thinking: Practices and Challenges from EcoBalance
Dr. Werner T. Flueck
National Council for Scientific Research, C.C. 592, 8400 Bariloche, Argentina; Swiss Tropical Institute, University Basel, CH-4002 Basel, Switzerland
Tel. +54 2944 467345; Fax: +54 2944 467345
Interests: sustainable wildlife management and conservation; invasive mammals; sustainable extractive land use; biogeochemical cycles; medical geology
Dr. Eric R. Gallandt
Department of Plant, Soil and Environmental Sciences, 5722 Deering Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5722, USA
Tel. +1 207 581 2933; Fax: +1 207 581 2999
Interests: Ecology and population dynamics of annual weeds in organic farming systems, with a particular emphasis on ecologically-based strategies that contribute to both improvements in soil quality and multiple stresses to weed populationE
Dr. Marion Glaser
Leibniz-Zentrum für Marine Tropenökologie, Fahrenheitstr. 6, 28359 Bremen, Germany
Tel. +49 421 2380066
Interests: social-ecological systems analysis; participatory research & natural resource management; social dimensions of ecosystem management; ecosystem-dependent and other livelihood options; sustainability research
Dr. David I. Gustafson
Monsanto Company, 800 N. Lindbergh Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63167, USA
Tel. +1 314 694 2698; Fax: +1 314 694 4028
Interests: water quality; sustainable agriculture; environmental modeling; climate change; transgenic crops; weed resistance; pollen-mediated gene flow
Prof. Dr. Charles A.S. Hall
Professor Emeritus of Faculty of Environmental & Forest Biology, College of Environmental Science & Forestry, State University of New York, 354 Illick Hall, 1 Forestry Drive, Syracuse, New York, NY 13210, USA
Tel. +1 315 469 7271; Fax: +1 315 470 6934
Interests: systems ecology; computer simulation models; integrative geographical modeling of environments and economies, Energy Retrun on Investment (EROI), Developing Biophysical Economics
Contribution: Special Issue: Net Gains from Depleting Fossil Energy and Mineral Sources
Special Issue: New Studies in EROI (Energy Return on Investment)
In other journals:
Special Issue: Biophysical Economics
Dr. Ralf Hansmann
Natural and Social Science Interface (NSSI), Department of Environmental Systems Science (D-USYS), Sonneggstrasse 33, CH-8092 Zürich; Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, ETH Zurich, CH-8092 Zurich, Switzerland
Tel. +41 (0)44 632 63 16
Interests: cultural, social, and environmental aspects of sustainability; transdisciplinarity, education and learning for sustainable development; mutual learning; group decision making for sustainable development
Contribution: Special Issue: Group Processes and Mutual Learning for Sustainability
Prof. Dr. Yosef Jabareen
Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Room: 522, Sego Building, Haifa 32000, Israel
Tel. +972 4 8294043
Interests: sustainable development; planning theory; urban planning; climate change; culture and planning
Contribution: Special Issue: Coping with Climate Change in Developing Countries
Prof. Dr. Daniel M. Kammen
Energy and Resources Group (ERG), 310 Barrows Hall, University of California Berkeley, CA 94720-3050, USA
Tel. +1 510 642 1640; Fax: +1 510 642 1085
Interests: renewable energy; innovation; energy policy climate change
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Challenges in Alternative Energy
Dr. Byron Keating
Professor of Service Systems, Faculty of Business Government & Law, University of Canberra, Australia
Interests: sustainable supply chains; green outsourcing; corporate governance; marketing and consumer affairs, and rapidly emerging economies
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Gebhard Kirchgässner
Universität St. Gallen, SIAW-HSG, Bodanstrasse 8, CH-9000 St. Gallen, Switzerland
Tel. +41 (0)71 224 2347; Fax: +41 (0)71 224 2298
Interests: political economy of environmental policy; ecological tax reform; energy prices; energy and economic development; sustainability of public finances
Dr. Alexandra-Maria Klein
Agroecology, University of Göttingen, Waldweg 26, 37073 Göttingen, Germany
Tel. +49 551 3922257; Fax: +49 551 398806
Interests: biodiversity; environmental management; ecosystem services; ecosystem disservices; landscape ecology; sustainability of agroecosystems
Dr. Vida Maliene
School of the Built Environment, Liverpool John Moores University, Byrom Street, Liverpool, L3 3AF, UK
Tel. +44 1512 312854; Fax: +44 1512 312815
Interests: urban and spatial planning; urban regeneration; land management and development; real estate valuation and taxation
Prof. Dr. Jesus Martinez-Frias
Geosciences Institute, IGEO (CSIC-UCM) Facultad de Ciencias Geológicas C/ José Antonio Novais, 2 Ciudad Universitaria 28040 Madrid, SPAIN
Tel. +34 91 3944813; Fax: +34 91 3944798
Interests: planetary geology; astrobiology; natural resources of near earth space and sustainability; geo and biomarkers; extreme environments and planetary habitability; geodiversity and biodiversity; natural hazards and planetary ecosystems; mineralogy; geoethics in earth and space sciences; geoeducation; science and technology for development; emerging sciences, cultural implications; new paradigms
Contribution: Special Issue: Astrobiology and Sustainability
In other journals:
Special Issue: Challenges in Astrobiology
Special Issue: Planetary Geosciences and Space Exploration
Special Issue: Challenges in Astrobiology II
Prof. Dr. Nikos E. Mastorakis
Technical University of Sofia 8, Kliment Ohridski blvd, Sofia building 2, office 12504, tel 2394, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
Interests: multidimensional systems; computational methods for operation of electric railway systems; applied mathematics for environmental xenobiotic analysis; neural networks
Contribution: Special Issue: Sustainability in Electrical Engineering
Dr. Derek J. McPhee
Director of Chemistry, Amyris, Inc., 5885 Hollis St, Suite 100, Emeryville, CA 94608, USA
Tel. +1 510 450 0761 xt 718; Fax: +1 510 225 2645
Interests: organic synthesis; medicinal chemistry; biotechnology
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Molecular Diversity Feature Papers
Special Issue: Flavors and Fragrances
Special Issue: Advances in Pharmaceutical Sciences
Dr. Ottar Michelsen
Industrial Ecology Programme, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NO 7491 Trondheim, Norway
Tel. +47 73 59 87 19
Interests: environmental management; environmental impact assessment; eco-efficiency; green procurement; sustainable supply chain management; biodiversity and land use
Prof. Dr. Joel A. Mintz
Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center, 3305 College Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314, USA
Tel. +1 954 262 6160; Fax: +1 954 262 3835
Interests: enforcement of environmental laws; toxic substance and hazardous waste management; environmental impact analysis; climate change; atmospheric pollution; water pollution control
Contribution: Special Issue: Environmental Laws and Sustainability
Prof. Dr. Andrea Monti
Department of Agricultural Sciences, University of Bologna, Viale Fanin 44, 40127 Bologna, Italy
Tel. +39 051 2096653; Fax: +39‎ 051 2096241
Interests: Biomass crops for bioenergy and biorefinery; Sustainability of industrial cropping systems
Prof. Dr. Richard Henry Moore
Environmental Science Graduate Program; Ohio State University, 119A Williams Hall, OARDC, 1968 Madison Avenue, Wooster, Ohio 44691, USA
Tel. +1 330 202 3538; Fax: +1 614 292 7007
Interests: water quality; human values about biodiversity; intensification of agriculture, farming and stream ecology; farmer participatory groups; climate change; landscape ecology; land use; land tenure; GIS; watersheds; nutrient trading; Amish; organic agriculture. geographic fieldwork: Tohoku, Japan and Ohio, USA
Dr. Kevin Murphy
Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, Washington State University, 257W Johnson Hall, PO Box 646420, Pullman WA 99164, USA
Interests: farmer participatory research of organic hop cropping systems in the Yakima Valley; organic wheat breeding; perennial wheat breeding and agronomy
Contribution: Special Issue: Plant Breeding for Sustainable Agriculture
Dr. Masa Noguchi
Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning, University of Melbourne, 757 Swanston Street, VIC 3010, Australia
Tel. +61 3 9035 8193
Interests: zero energy mass customised housing; low carbon emission sustainable community development; design engineering; ZEMCH Network
Contribution: Special Issue: ZEMCH Research Initiatives: Mass Customisation and Sustainability
Prof. Dr. Lionel Obadia
Doctoral School in Social Sciences of Lyon (ED 483), 86 rue Pasteur, 69007 Lyon, France
Tel. +33 4 78 77 23 86; Fax: +33 4 78 77 24 88
Interests: religion and nature; cultural and traditional forms of development and sustainability; non-western forms of development; the globalization of standards of development and ecology; critical perspectives on sustainability; beliefs and ideologies of “environment” and their applications; cultural habits towards material culture; recycling and politics of pollution reduction
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Ethnic Diversity and Cultural Pluralism
Special Issue: Religion & Globalization
Prof. Dr. Paul S. Phillips
School of Science and Technology, Newton Building, Avenue Campus, University of Northampton, Northampton UK NN2 6JD, UK
Tel. +44 1604 893366
Interests: waste prevention/minimisation; waste management strategy and policy; waste management and the voluntary sector; recycling; waste management as part of sustainable development
Prof. Dr. David Pimentel
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
Tel. +1 607 255 2212; Fax: +1 607 255 0939
Interests: basic population ecology; genetics; ecological and economic aspects of pest control; biological control; energy use and conservation; genetic engineering; sustainable agriculture; soil and water conservation; natural resource management and environment
Contribution: Special Issue: Energy Sustainability after Global Fossil Energy Depletion
In other journals:
Special Issue: Soil Erosion: A Major Threat to Food Production and the Environment
Dr. Andrius Plepys
The International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics/Lund University, Box 196, Tegnersplatsen 4, S-221 00 Lund, Sweden
Tel. +46 46 222 02 00 (-26 direct); Fax: +46 46 222 02 30
Interests: systems\' studies (municipal waste management, energy services); IT and environment; sustainable consumption; product-service systems and life cycle assessment
Dr. Pallav Purohit
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Mitigation of Air Pollution & Greenhouse Gases (MAG) Program, Schlossplatz 1, A-2361 Laxenburg, Austria
Tel. +43 2236807 336; Fax: +43 2236807 533
Interests: science; technology and policy focused on energy and environmental issues of developing countries; energy economics; energy policy and planning; renewable energy; clean development mechanism; air pollution control and health
Contribution: Special Issue: Atmospheric Pollution
Prof. Dr. Arthur J. Ragauskas
Institute of Paper Science and Technology, School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta GA, USA
Tel. +1 404 894 9701; Fax: +1 404 894 4778
Interests: biomass to biofuels; biopower; biomaterials; biochemicals; sustainability/green chemistry; biotechnology; chemistry/biopchemistry of natural biopolymers including cellulose; hemicellulose; lignin and extractives; pulping; bleaching; papermaking; fiber modification/engineering; wood/bio composites; nanobioterials
Prof. Dr. Jørgen Randers
Norwegian Business School BI, 0442 Oslo, Norway
Tel. +47 92 24 06 87
Interests: futures research; sustainable development; climate strategy; system dynamics
Contribution: Special Issue: 40th Anniversary of 'The Limits to Growth'
Dr. Joel Ratsaby
Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Ariel University Center, Ariel 40700, Israel
Tel. +972 03 907 6587
Interests: discrete applied mathematics; statistical learning theory; pattern recognition and classification; machine learning
Dr. Darren Robinson
Faculty of Engineering, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
Tel. +44 115 748 4012; Fax: +44 115 951 3159
Interests: stochastic modelling of human behaviour, urban resource flows and their dynamics, urban climate, definitions and indicators of sustainability, life cycle environmental impacts
Prof. Dr. Miklas Scholz
Civil Engineering Research Group, School of Computing, Science and Engineering, The University of Salford, Newton Building, Salford, Greater Manchester, M5 4WT, England, UK
Tel. +44 161 295 5921
Interests: wastewater treatment; storm water management; runoff control; wetlands; biological filtration; sustainable water management
Contribution: Special Issue: Sustainable Water Management
Special Issue: Sustainable Flood Risk Management
In other journals:
Special Issue: Sustainability: Environmental Studies and Public Health
Special Issue: Sustainable Water Systems
Special Issue: Sustainable Drainage Systems
Special Issue: Nutrient Removal and Recovery
Dr. Bruce E. Tonn
Environmental Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, P.O. Box 2008, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, 37831-6038, USA
Tel. +1 865 574 4041; Fax: +1 865 576 8646
Interests: energy policy; environmental policy; sustainability; foresight; futures analysis; decision making under uncertainty; technology assessment; energy program evaluation
Contribution: Special Issue: Sustainable Futures
Special Issue: Adaptation or Extinction
Special Issue: Sustainable Futures
Prof. Dr. Pietro Tundo
Professor of Organic Chemistry, Ca\' Foscari, University of Venice, Italy; IUPAC Division, Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry, Italy
Tel. +39 041 2348642 and +39 041 2346601; Fax: +39 041 2348620
Interests: green chemistry; organic synthesis; dimethyl carbonate; green molecular design; reaction mechanism; educational activities
Dr. Silvia Ulli-Beer
Paul Scherrer Institut (PSI), CH-5232 Villigen, Switzerland
Tel. +41 56 310 27 23; Fax: +41 056 310 44 16
Interests: strategic planning and sustainability; simulation and decision support; systemic control systems in public policy and management; public policy analysis; dynamics of innovative systems; energy efficient technology implementation: public acceptance; compliance and organizational learning
Dr. Michiel van Drunen
Head of Studies Sciences, Amsterdam University College, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Tel. +31 20 59 89534
Interests: climate change; socio-economic scenarios; air pollution; energy; multicriteria analysis; teaching
Dr. Ross M. Welch
Courtesy Professor, Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853-2901, USA
Tel. +1 607 255 5434; Fax: +1 607 255 1132
Interests: sustainable food-based system; agricultural production to human health and nutrition; micronutrient bioavailability
Prof. Dr. Katie Williams
Centre for Sustainable Planning and Environments, Department of Planning and Architecture, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK
Interests: Sustainable urbanism; urban futures; urban form; urban design; compact cities; brownfield development; urban densities; urban sprawl; suburban development; climate change adaptation; sustainable behaviours
Dr. Ning Zeng
Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science and Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 20742, USA
Tel. +1 301 405 5377; Fax: +1 301 314 9482
Interests: climate change and climate variability on time scales ranging from seasonal-interannual to glacial-interglacial cycles; biosphere-atmosphere interaction; amazon deforestation; drought; carbon cycle; carbon sequestration; technical solutions and policy implications of climate change
Prof. Dr. Peng Zhang
Institute of Plant Physiology and Ecology, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 300 Fenglin Road, 200032 Shanghai, China
Tel. +86 21 5492 4096; Fax: +86 21 5492 4015
Interests: biotechnology; cassavae; sweet potato; genetic engineering; transformation, plant tissue culture; virus resistance; abiotic stress rsistance; functional genomics; starch biosynthesis and modification; stem nematode; Whitefly; Anthocyanin; biofortification; food security, biomass and bio-energy development
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