Topical Advisory Panel

Topical Advisory Panel Members (37)

Dr. Sandro Serpa
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1. Department of Sociology, Faculty of Social and Human Sciences, University of The Azores, 9500-321 Ponta Delgada, Portugal
2. Interdisciplinary Centre of Social Sciences – CICS.UAc/ CICS.NOVA.UAc, 9500-321 Ponta Delgada, Portugal
3. Interdisciplinary Centre for Childhood and Adolescence – NICA – UAc, 9500-321 Ponta Delgada, Portugal
Interests: teaching sociology; sociology of education; sociology of organizations; Society 5.0; scientific communication
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Dr. Georgios A. Gkafas
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Department of Ichthyology and Aquatic Environment, School of Agriculture Sciences, University of Thessaly, 38446 Volos, Greece
Interests: population genomics; marine mammals; conservation genetics; bioinformatics
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Prof. Dr. Michael Jungmeier
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Chair for Nature Conservation and Sustainability, UNESCO; Centre for Further Education, Carinthia University of Applied Sciences, A-9800 Spittal, Austria; Senior research fellow and Senior consultant at E.C.O. Institute of Ecology, 9020 Klagenfurt, Austria
Interests: biodiversity and conservation; planning and managing conservation areas
Prof. Dr. Mark Nuttall
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Professor and Henry Marshall Tory Chair of Anthropology, Department of Anthropology, University of Alberta, 13-15 HM Tory Building, Edmonton, Alberta T6H 2H4, Canada
Interests: environmental change and resource issues in rural and coastal communities; large-scale industrial development; climate change impacts on Indigenous peoples and their livelihoods; human dimensions of global environmental and sustainability issues
Dr. Adekunle Oke
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Aberdeen Business School, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, AB10 7QB Scotland, UK
Interests: Sustainability; Operations Management; Supply Chain Management; Digitalisation; Circular economy; GIS; Resilience and adaptation
Dr. Jacinto Garrido Velarde
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1. Department of Social Sciences, Languages and Literatures, University of Extremadura, 06071 Badajoz, Spain
2. University Research Institute for Sustainable Territorial Development (INTERRA), University of Extremadura, 10003 Cáceres, Spain
Interests: sustainable development; territorial cohesion; landscape; buildings; vegetation screens; visual impact; 3D visualization; GIS; territorial planning; urban planning
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Dr. Farooq Sher
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Department of Engineering, School of Science and Technology, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham NG11 8NS, UK
Interests: sustainable development; renewable energy technologies; bioenergy; biomass; thermochemical conversion; solar energy; climate change mitigation; hydrogen production; energy optimization; clean fossil fuels; carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS)
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Dr. Chunjiang An
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Department of Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Concordia University, Montreal, QC H3G 1M8, Canada
Interests: solid waste composting and digestion; waste utilization and resource recovery; advanced physiochemical and biological treatment; contaminant transport in multiphase; environmental risk assessment and management; synchrotron-assisted environmental process analysis; surface water and groundwater quality; environmental sustainability
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Prof. Dr. Rui Alexandre Castanho
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1. Faculty of Applied Sciences, WSB University, 41-300 Dąbrowa Górnicza, Poland
2. College of Business and Economics, University of Johannesburg PO Box 524, Auckland Park, South Africa
Interests: cross-border cooperation; common planning; eco-tourism; fund management; sustainable planning; sustainable development; territorial governance and management; tourism sustainability
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Dr. Francesco Sica
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Doctoral School of Architecture and Construction, Department of Architecture and Design, “Sapienza” University of Rome, Rome 00185, Italy
Interests: economic evaluation of projects; environmental economy; evaluation of ecosystem services; decision-support systems; multicriteria analysis; mathematical programming
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Dr. Eng. Jakub Skorupski
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Institute of Marine and Environmental Sciences, University of Szczecin, 71-415 Szczecin, Poland and Polish Society for Conservation Genetics LUTREOLA, 71-784 Szczecin, Poland
Interests: conservation genetics; environmental protection; wildlife conservation; conservation biology; environmental ethics; sustainable agriculture; biological invasions; molecular ecology; theriology; civil society
Dr. Branislav Olah
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Department of Applied Ecology, Faculty of Ecology and Environmental Sciences, Technical University in Zvolen, Sk-96001 Zvolen, Slovakia
Interests: land use/land cover changes; sustainable land use; ecosystem mapping and assessment; ecosystem services; green infrastructure
Prof. Dr. Davide Marino
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Department of Biosciences and Territory, University of Molise, 86100 Campobasso, Italy
Interests: urban food systems; urban–rural linkages; food systems sustainability policy monitoring and assessment; urban agriculture; food policy councils; participative processes; landscape; ecosystem services
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Prof. Dr. Ionel Bostan
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Faculty of Law and Administrative Sciences, Stefan cel Mare University, Str. Universitatii No. 13, 720229 Suceava, Romania
Interests: financial control; audit; tax law; economics; environmental economy
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Dr. Juan A. García-Esparza
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Department of Mechanical Engineering and Construction, Universitat Jaume I, Spain
Interests: GIS and urban heritage; contemporary anthropologies; sustainable development
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Prof. Dr. Francesco Sottile
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Department of Architecture, University of Palermo, 90133 Palermo (PA), Italy
Interests: agricultural biodiversity conservation; sustainability in small scale horticulture and agroecology; rural landscape conservation and development; pomology; circular economy
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Dr. Felicia Di Liddo
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Department of Civil, Environmental, Land, Building Engineering and Chemistry (DICATECh), Polytechnic University of Bari, Via Orabona 4, 70125 Bari, Italy
Interests: real estate appraisal; urban planning; sustainable land use; enhancement of buildings in disuse; redevelopment initiatives of degraded and abandoned urban areas; decision-support systems; public-private partnership procedure
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Prof. Dr. Deborah Panepinto
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Department of Environment, Land and Infrastructure Engineering (DIATI), Polytechnic of Turin, I-10129 Turin, Italy
Interests: air quality; climate change mitigation; odors; biomethane; health impact assessment; carbon footprint; waste management; wastewater treatment plants
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