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Dr. Guoshui Liu

Managing Editor
MDPI Tongzhou Office, Room 2207, Jincheng Center, No. 21 Cuijingbeili, Tongzhou District, Beijing 101101, China
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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


Editors

Prof. Dr. Marc A. Rosen

Editor-in-Chief
Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, 2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, Ontario, L1H 7K4, Canada
Website: http://www.engineering.uoit.ca/people/automotive-mechanical-and-manufacturing-engineering/faculty/marc.rosen.php
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Interests: sustainable development; energy; exergy; efficiency; environmental impact; economics; ecology; sustainable engineering and design
Contribution
Dr. Derek J. McPhee

Section Editor-in-Chief
Senior Director, Technology Strategy, Amyris, Inc., 5885 Hollis St, Suite 100, Emeryville, CA 94608, USA
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Interests: organic synthesis; medicinal chemistry; biotechnology
Contribution
Prof. Dr. Vincenzo Torretta

Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Biotechnologies and Life Sciences, Insubria University, Via G.B. Vico 46, Varese I-21100, Italy
Website: http://www4.uninsubria.it/on-line/home/rubrica/home-page-docente.html?P1_m=P006410
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Interests: waste management; wastewater treatment; energy recovery from waste; sustainable development; air treatment
Contribution
Prof. Dr. Helmut Haberl

Section Editor-in-Chief
Institute of Social Ecology, Alps Adria University, Faculty for Interdisciplinary Studies, Vienna, Austria
Website: http://www.uni-klu.ac.at/socec/eng/inhalt/885.htm
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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
Dr. Giuseppe Ioppolo

Section Editor-in-Chief
Engineers Association of Messina, Italy
University of Study of Messina, Department of Economics, Business, Environment and Quantitative Methods (SEAM), Piazza Pugliatti 1, Messina, Italy
Website: http://www.unime.it/dipartimenti/seam/_dipartimenti?empid=1ef4f4002e8b6c801a1e5fa576eea41e1ed27c24
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Interests: Environmental Management; Industrial Ecology; Environmental Governance; Local Development
Contribution
Dr. Tan Yigitcanlar

Section Editor-in-Chief
School of Civil Engineering and Built Environment, Queensland University of Technology, 2 George Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4001, Australia
Website: http://staff.qut.edu.au/staff/yigitcan/
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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
Contribution
Prof. Dr. Andrew Kusiak *

Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, 3131 Seamans Center, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242–1527, USA
Website: http://www.engineering.uiowa.edu/mie/faculty-staff/andrew-kusiak
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Interests: big data; modeling; optimization; computational intelligence; evolutionary computation; innovation; renewable energy; clean manufacturing; energy conservation
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Prof. Dr. Iain Gordon

Section Editor-in-Chief
Deputy Vice Chancellor, Tropical Environments & Societies, James Cook University, Townsville Qld 4811, Australia
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=AAIAAAEbKwgBoA1fOMLWGjVriHMamfRwi84s66Y&trk=nav_responsive_tab_profile_pic
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Interests: agricultural sustainability; community based conservation; restoration ecology; wildlife/livestock interactions; sustainable development; science/policy interface
Contribution

Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. John K. Kaldellis

Lab of Soft Energy Applications & Environmental Protection, TEI of Piraeus, P.O. Box 41046, Athens 12201, Greece
Website: http://www.sealab.gr/display/Menu/The+Lab
Interests: Feasibility Analysis of Energy Sector Applications; Certification, Auditing, Monitoring and Assessment of RES-based Power Plants; Renewable Energy Sources, Technological, Financial and Social Implications, and Implementation; Social Attitude towards Renewable Energy Applications; Technological Progress in Wind, Hydro and Solar Energy Market; Stand Alone Wind Energy and Photovoltaic Systems; Wind-Hydro Energy Production Systems; Evaluation of Energy Storage Systems; RES Based Desalination; Waste Management and Recycling Techniques; Environmental Technology-Atmospheric Pollution; Aero-thermodynamic Analysis of High Speed Turbomachines
Dr. Masa Noguchi

Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning, University of Melbourne, 757 Swanston Street, VIC 3010, Australia
Website: http://www.zemch.org
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
Dr. Emmanuel K. Ackom

UNEP Risoe Centre, Denmark Technical University (DTU), Frederiksborvej 399, 4000 Roskilde, Denmark
Website: http://www.uneprisoe.org
Interests: environmental sustainability of bioenergy; food-energy nexus; bioenergy for poverty alleviation and rural development; energy access
Prof. Dr. Paul Burger

Departement of Social Sciences, Sustainability Research Group, University of Basel, Klingelbergstrasse 50, 4056 Basel, Switzerland
Website: http://nachhaltigkeit.philhist.unibas.ch/print/profile/team/profil/portrait/person/burger/
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. Per Berg

Inst för SOL, Landskapsarkitektur, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Box 7012 Ulls väg 28 A, 750 07 Uppsala, Sweden
Website: http://www.slu.se/en/about-slu/search/search-employee/person-presentation/?emp=01A8350ABA2AD755DC636401E4BC5519
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. Michiel van Drunen

Head of Studies Sciences, Amsterdam University College, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Website: http://www.auc.nl/about-
Interests: climate change; socio-economic scenarios; air pollution; energy; multicriteria analysis; teaching
Prof. Dr. Vincenzo De Feo

Dipartimento di Farmacia, Università degli Studi di Salerno, Via Giovanni Paolo II, 132, 84084 Fisciano, Salerno, Italy
Interests: fatty acids; phytochemistry; flavonoids; plant metabolites; sterols; phytotherapy; antibacterial; medicinal plants; essential oil; natural products
Contribution: Special Issue: Sustainability of Wastewater Treatment Processes and Management: Past, Present and Future
Special Issue: Sustainable Management of Waste and Wastewater through Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)
Special Issue: Ending Waste by Law: State-of-the-Art and Perspectives in a Global Context
In other journals:
Special Issue: Effective Mechanisms of Plant Bioactive Essential Fats and Oils
Prof. Dr. Nicholas A. Ashford

Technology and Law Program, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT E40-239, 77 Mass Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
Website: http://web.mit.edu/ctpid/www/tl/
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
Prof. Dr. Jørgen Randers

Norwegian Business School BI, 0442 Oslo, Norway
Website: http://www.climatestrategy.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=12&Itemid=26
Interests: futures research; sustainable development; climate strategy; system dynamics
Contribution: Special Issue: 40th Anniversary of 'The Limits to Growth'
Prof. Dr. Francesco Asdrubali

Department of Engineering, University of Perugia, Via G. Duranti 67, 06125 Perugia, Italy
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
Special Issue: 15th CIRIAF National Congress – Environmental Footprint and Sustainable Development
Dr. Kevin Murphy

Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, Washington State University, 257W Johnson Hall, PO Box 646420, Pullman WA 99164, USA
Website: http://css.wsu.edu/people/faculty/crops/Murphy.htm
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. Joo Hwa (Philip) Bay

Faculty of Humanities, School of Built Environment, Architecture and Interior, Curtin University of Technology, Kent Street, Bentley Campus, WA6012, Australia
Website: http://humanities.curtin.edu.au/
Interests: sustainable architecture; social and environmental sustainability; density, community and sustainability; holistic green rating systems
Contribution: Special Issue: Density and Sustainability
Prof. Dr. John Barrett

School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
Website: http://www.see.leeds.ac.uk/people/j.barrett
Interests: low carbon futures; energy and economic modelling; climate policy; resource efficiency
Contribution: Special Issue: Ecological Footprint Indicator
In other journals:
Special Issue: Low Carbon Economy
Dr. Marion Glaser

Leibniz-Zentrum für Marine Tropenökologie, Fahrenheitstr. 6, 28359 Bremen, Germany
Website: http://www.zmt-bremen.de/Marion_Glaser.html
Interests: social-ecological systems analysis; participatory research & natural resource management; social dimensions of ecosystem management; ecosystem-dependent and other livelihood options; sustainability research
Prof. Dr. Samuel Fankhauser

Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London School of Economics, Houghton Street, London, WC2A 2AE, UK
Website: http://www.lse.ac.uk/GranthamInstitute/profile/samuel-fankhauser/
Interests: climate change adaptation; development; climate change policy; green growth and carbon markets
Dr. Pauline Deutz

Department of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences, University of Hull, Hull, HU6 7RX, UK
Website: http://www2.hull.ac.uk/science/geography/staff/deutz.aspx
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
Dr. Derek J. McPhee

Senior Director, Technology Strategy, Amyris, Inc., 5885 Hollis St, Suite 100, Emeryville, CA 94608, USA
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. Xiangzheng Deng

Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Beijing, 100101, China
Website: http://sourcedb.cas.cn/sourcedb_igsnrr_cas/yw/zjrck/200906/t20090626_1842206.html
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
Dr. Jack Barkenbus

Vanderbilt Institute for Energy & Environment, USA
Website: http://www.thesolutionsjournal.com/user/115713
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
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. 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
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

School of Biological Sciences, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 55, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia
Website: https://secure.utas.edu.au/profiles/staff/plant-science/barry-brook
Interests: global change; forest ecology; ecological dynamics; biodiversity conservation; paleoenvironments
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Interplay of Human and Natural Disturbances on Pattern and Process in Forest Ecosystems
Prof. Dr. Wouter De Groot

Institute of Environmental Sciences (CML), Departmnent of Conservation Biology, Leiden University, 2300 RA Leiden, The Netherlands
Website: http://cml.leiden.edu/organisation/staff/groot.html
Interests: biodiversity conservation; water management; land use change; ethics; philosophy
Prof. Dr. Peng Deng

David Hayworth Hall 131, High Point University, 833 Montlieu Avenue, High Point, NC 27262, USA
Website: http://acme.highpoint.edu/~history/Hist_Faculty/Deng/deng.htm
Prof. Dr. John C. Dernbach

Distinguished Professor of Law, Widener University, 3800 Vartan Way, Harrisburg, PA 17106-9382, USA
Website: http://law.widener.edu/Academics/Faculty/ProfilesHbg/DernbachJohnC.aspx
Interests: sustainable development; climate change law; environmental law; governance for sustainability; law for sustainability
Contribution: Special Issue: Environmental Laws and Sustainability
Prof. Dr. Jo Dewulf

Research Group ENVOC, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Ghent University, Coupure Links 653, B-9000 Ghent, Belgium
Website: http://www.envoc.ugent.be/
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
Website: http://www.seti.org/
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. Matthias Finkbeiner

Chair of Sustainable Engineering, Department of Environmental Technology, Technische Universität Berlin, Office Z1, Strasse des 17, Juni 135, 10623 Berlin, Germany
Website: http://www.see.tu-berlin.de
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
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
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. David I. Gustafson

Monsanto Company, 800 N. Lindbergh Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63167, USA
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
Website: http://www.esf.edu/EFB/hall/
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
Website: http://www.uns.ethz.ch/people/associated/ralphh
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. Daniel M. Kammen

Energy and Resources Group (ERG), 310 Barrows Hall, University of California Berkeley, CA 94720-3050, USA
Website: http://kammen.berkeley.edu
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
Website: http://www.alexandria.unisg.ch/persons/person/K/Gebhard_Kirchgaessner
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
Website: http://wwwuser.gwdg.de/~uaoe/mitarbeiter/a_klein_e.htm
Interests: biodiversity; environmental management; ecosystem services; ecosystem disservices; landscape ecology; sustainability of agroecosystems
Prof. Dr. Jesus Martinez-Frias

Geosciences Institute, IGEO (CSIC-UCM) Facultad de Ciencias Geológicas C/ José Antonio Novais, 2 Ciudad Universitaria 28040 Madrid, SPAIN
Website: http://tierra.rediris.es/jmfrias/
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
Special Issue: Meteorites and Cosmic Mineralogy
Special Issue: Geosciences and Future Earth
Dr. Ottar Michelsen

Industrial Ecology Programme, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NO 7491 Trondheim, Norway
Interests: environmental management; environmental impact assessment; eco-efficiency; green procurement; sustainable supply chain management; biodiversity and land use
Prof. Dr. Andrea Monti

Department of Agricultural Sciences, University of Bologna, Viale Fanin 44, 40127 Bologna, Italy
Website: http://www.unibo.it/SitoWebDocente/default.aspx?UPN=a.monti%40unibo.it
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
Website: http://senr.osu.edu/our-people/richard-h-moore
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
Prof. Dr. Lionel Obadia

Doctoral School in Social Sciences of Lyon (ED 483), 86 rue Pasteur, 69007 Lyon, France
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
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
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
Website: http://www.iiiee.lu.se/
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
Website: http://www.iiasa.ac.at/
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
Website: http://www.chemistry.gatech.edu/faculty/Ragauskas/
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. 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
Website: http://www.cse.salford.ac.uk/profile.php?profile=M.Scholz
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
Website: http://www.esd.ornl.gov/people/tonn/index.shtml
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
Website: http://www.incaweb.org/inca/pdf/REPORT%202007.pdf
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
Website: http://dis.web.psi.ch
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. Audrey L. Mayer

Department of Social Sciences & School of Forest Resources and Environmental Sciences, Michigan Technological University, 209 AOB, Social Sciences 1400 Townsend Dr. Houghton, MI 49931, USA
Website: http://forest.mtu.edu/landscapelab/
Interests: landscape ecology; land use land cover change; biodiversity assessment; biodiversity conservation; remote sensing for environmental policy; conservation policy; large scale impacts of individual decisions; sustainability science; sustainability assessment
Contribution: Special Issue: Sustaining the Shrinking City: Concepts, Dynamics and Management
In other journals:
Special Issue: Remote Sensing in Support of Environmental Policy
Special Issue: Ecosystem Function and Land Use Change
Dr. Ross M. Welch

Courtesy Professor, Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853-2901, USA
Website: http://www.css.cornell.edu/faculty/welch/
Interests: sustainable food-based system; agricultural production to human health and nutrition; micronutrient bioavailability
Dr. Woodrow W. Clark II MA3, PhD

1University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
2 Clark Strategic Partners, PO Box #17975, Beverly Hills, CA 90209, USA
Website: http://www.clarkstrategicpartners.net/
Dr. Ning Zeng

Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science and Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 20742, USA
Website: http://www.atmos.umd.edu/~zeng/
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. Chi-Ming Lai

Director/ Laboratory of Energy and Smart Green Building, Department of Civil Engineering, National Cheng-Kung University, No. 1 University Road, Tainan City, 701, Taiwan
Interests: energy efficient buildings; Green Building Design; building energy analysis; application of renewable energies in buildings; HVAC; heat transfer; phase change materials
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Energy Efficient Buildings and Green Buildings
Special Issue: PCM Applications in Building Energy
Dr. Orana Jade Sandri

School of Global, Urban and Social Studies, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
Interests: sustainability education, learning and teaching in higher education, capabilities assessment, creativity and sustainability
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
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
Dr. Gang Liu

Department of Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology and Environmental Technology, University of Southern Denmark (SDU), Campusvej 55, DK-5230 Odense M, Denmark
Website: www.sdu.dk/staff/gli
Interests: Material and energy flow analysis; Industrial Ecology; Urban metabolism; Circular economy; Sustainable resource and waste management; Critical infrastructure and built environment stocks; Complexity and linkages of sustainability
Prof. Dr. Mark Deakin

School of Engineering and Built Environment, Edinburgh Napier University, Merchiston Campus, 10 Colinton Road, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Website: http://www.iidi.napier.ac.uk/c/people/peopleid/13344260
Interests: sustainable urban development; sustainable communities; smart cities
Dr. Andreas N. Angelakis

1 National Foundation for Agricultural Research (N.AG.RE.F.), Institute of Iraklio, 71110 Iraklio, Greece
2 Hellenic Union of Municipal Enterprises for Water Supply and Sewerage (EDEYA), 41222 Larissa, Greece
Website: http://www.a-angelakis.gr/
Interests: Water resources; Environmental engineering; Wastewater treatment; Aquatic wastewater management systems; Water and wastewater management for small and decentralized systems; Water and wastewater quality; Treated wastewater renovation and reuse; and Water and wastewater technologies in ancient civilizations
Contribution: Special Issue: Sustainability of Wastewater Treatment Processes and Management: Past, Present and Future
In other journals:
Special Issue: Water Recycling and Reuse
Special Issue: Worldwide History of Water Supply, Sanitation, Wastewater and Stormwater Technologies
Special Issue: Wastewater Treatment and Reuse
Dr. Fausto Cavallaro

Department of Economics, Management, Society and Institutions (EGSI)-University of Molise, Via De Sanctis, 86100 Campobasso, Italy
Website: http://docenti.unimol.it/index.php?u=cavallaro
Interests: my research interest are in the areas of sustainable technology assessment, renewable energy systems, fuzzy multicriteria, decision making, tools for the assessment of sustainability
Contribution: Special Issue: Advanced Methodologies and Tools for Measuring “Environmental Sustainability"
Dr. Francisco J. Lozano

School of Engineering and Sciences Energy and Climate Change Research Group ITESM, Campus Monterrey, Mexico
Website: http://www.itesm.mx/wps/wcm/connect/ITESM/Tecnologico+de+Monterrey/English/Research/?cache=none
Interests: education for sustainable development; energy from renewable resources; energy efficiency with a systemic approach; sustainable chemical processes; residual biomass use for energy and chemicals
Prof. Dr. Marcus L. Stephenson

Head of the School of Tourism and Hospitality Management, University of the South Pacific, Private Mail Bag, Laucala Campus, Suva, Fiji
Website: http://www.usp.ac.fj/index.php?id=18762#.V7LEeXQSzTc
Interests: cultural sustainability and tourism environments; heritage, identity and cultural citizenship; sustainable development; regional interests - Middle East, Caribbean and the South Pacific
Prof. Dr. Rhodri Thomas

International Centre for Research in Events, Tourism and Hospitality, Leeds Beckett University, Leeds, UK
Website: http://www.leedsbeckett.ac.uk/staff/professor-rhodri-thomas/
Interests: tourism; events; SMEs; public policy
Prof. Dr. Xiang Li

School of Economics and Management, Beijing University of Chemical Technology, Beijing 100029, China
Interests: uncertain optimization; big data-driven decision-making; intelligent transportation; operational management
Contribution: Special Issue: Sustainability of Economic and Management Systems: Perspectives of Uncertainty and Data Driven Optimization
Dr. Francesco Nocera

Electric, Electronics and Computer Engineering Department, University of Catania, Viale Andrea Doria n.6 , 95125 Catania, Italy
Interests: renewable energies; energy efficiency energy saving in buildings; energy planning; environmental impact assessment; building acoustics; computer simulation models; biomass to biofuels
Prof. Dr. Yu-Pin Lin

Department of Bioenvironmental Systems Engineering, National Taiwan University, No. 1, Sec. 4, Roosevelt Road, Taipei, 40617, Taiwan
Website: http://homepage.ntu.edu.tw/~yplin/Eindex.htm
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
Contribution: Special Issue: Sustainable Land Use and Ecosystem Management
In other journals:
Special Issue: Geostatistics in Environmental Pollution and Risk Assessment
Special Issue: Assessment, Management, and Policy-Making for Environmental Pollution Related to Land Use and Land Cover
Special Issue: Proceedings from 2014 Global Land Project (GLP) Asia Conference
Special Issue: Selected Papers from 2014 Global Land Project (GLP) Asia Conference
Special Issue: Consideration of Ecosystem Services and Function for Sustainable Water Use
Prof. Dr. Roland W. Scholz

1. Senior scientist and permanent guest professor, Department of Economics and Globalization, Knowledge and Information Management, Danube University, 3500 Krems an der Donau, Austria
2. Professor Emeritus of Environmental Sciences, Natural and Social Science Interface, ETH Zurich, Rämistrasse 101, 8092 Zürich, Switzerland
Website: https://www1.ethz.ch/uns/people/formerhead/scholzr
Interests: coupled human environment systems; sustainable digital environments; sustainable resources management; industrial ecology
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