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Section Board for 'Sustainable Engineering and Science' (51)

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Prof. Dr. Spiros N. Agathos
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1. Laboratoire de Génie Biologique, Earth and Life Institute, Université Catholique de Louvain, Place Croix du Sud 2, Boite L7.05.19, 1348 Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
2. Escuela de Ciencias Βιοlógicas e Ingeniería/School of Biological Sciences and Engineering, Yachay Tech University, San Miguel de Urcuquí Canton, Ecuador
Interests: biotechnology; biomass and bioenergy; bioremediation; algal technology; microbial ecology; waste management; wastewater treatment
Prof. Dr. Bhavik Bakshi
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Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
Interests: Sustainability Science and Engineering, Process Systems Engineering; Life Cycle Oriented Methods; Designing Resilient and Sustainable Systems; Data Analysis and Modeling
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Prof. Dr. Raf Dewil
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Department of Chemical Engineering, Process and Environmental Technology Lab, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
Interests: anaerobic digestion; biofuels; chemical biomass convernsion
Prof. Dr. Vladimir Strezov
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Faculty of Science and Engineering, Department of Environmental Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Interests: Sustainable energy, waste management, sustainability indicators, environmental pollution, life cycle analysis, industrial ecology
Prof. Dr. Víctor Yepes
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ICITECH, Universitat Politècnica de València, Valencia, Spain
Interests: multiobjective optimization; structures optimization; lifecycle assessment; social sustainability of infrastructures; reliability-based maintenance optimization; optimization and decision-making under uncertainty
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Prof. Dr. Muge Mukaddes Darwish
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Civil, Environmental, Construction Engineering Department, Edward E. Whitacre Jr. College Of Engineering, Texas Tech University, 2500 Broadway, Lubbock, TX 79409-1042, USA
Tel. 806 834 8712
Interests: construction safety and health; risk management; engineering education development techniques; increasing achievements of underrepresented groups in science; sustainable and resilience urban development; green building materials and techniques; sustainable development and construction
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Prof. Dr. Giuseppe Ioppolo
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Department of Economics, University of Messina, Piazza Pugliatti 1, Messina, Italy
Tel. +393473603908
Interests: Environmental Management; Industrial Ecology; Environmental Governance; Local Development
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Prof. Dr. Nikos E. Mastorakis
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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
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Prof. Dr. Francesco Riganti Fulginei
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Department of Engineering, Roma Tre University, Rome, Italy
Interests: Numerical Simulation, Electronic Engineering, Lecturing, Solar Energy, and Optimization
Prof. Bernard Amadei
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College of Engineering & Applied Science, University of Colorado at Boulder, UCB 428, Boulder, CO, USA
Interests: Geotechnical Engineering & Geomechanics, Civil Systems, Engineering for Developing Communities
Prof. Dr. Aris Tsangrassoulis
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Department of Architecture, University of Thessaly, Volos, Greece
Interests: low energy building design; lighting; daylighting
Prof. Dr. Andrea Trianni
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Faculty of Engineering and IT, University of Technology Sydney, 81-117 Broadway, Ultimo NSW 2007, Australia
Interests: operations efficiency; industrial energy efficiency; industrial sustainability; industrial eco-efficiency; sustainable supply chain management
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Prof. Dr. Junghyo Nah
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Department of Electrical Engineering, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, Korea
Interests: Piezoelectric and triboelectric energy harvesting devices
Prof. Dr. Ram M. Pendyala
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School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Arizona State University, P.O. Box 873005, Tempe, AZ 85287-3005, USA
Tel. 480-727-4587
Interests: modeling and simulation; transportation; urban planning; urban development; smart growth; land use and land cover; data analysis; data mining; mathematical and system dynamics modeling; sustainable cities and communities
Assoc. Prof. Jaime Lloret
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Department of Communications, Polytechnic University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
Interests: Network Protocols, Network Algorithms, Wireless Sensor Networks, Ad Hoc Networks, Multimedia Streaming
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Prof. Dr. Tracy Bhamra
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Loughborough Design School, Loughborough University, Loughborough, LE11 3TU, UK
Tel. +44-(0)1509-223441
Interests: design for sustainability; design for sustainable behaviour; methods and tools for sustainable product design; sustainable product services systems
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Prof. Dr. Georges Zissis
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LAPLACE, Université de Toulouse, CNRS, Toulouse, France
Interests: lighting systems science and technology; impacts of light on life; impact on the environment and energy; lighting; visual perception
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Prof. Dr. Anastasia Zabaniotou
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Department of Chemical Engineering, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece
Interests: sustainable use of renewable resources; sustainability and gender equality; resilience, education, resources; bioenergy, biofuels, biochar; waste-based bioeconomy; cascade biorefineries; social acceptance; interdisciplinary research and education; engineering education and mobility
Prof. Dr. Vivian WY Tam
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School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics, Western Sydney University, Locked Bag 1797, Penrith, NSW 2751, Australia
Interests: construction and project management; environmental management; sustainability; mega projects; sustainable construction; recycled concrete
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Prof. Dr. Susan E. Powers
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Sustainable Environmental Systems Director, Institute for a Sustainable Environment; Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Clarkson University, 8 Clarkson Ave, Potsdam NY 13699-5715, USA
Tel. 1-315-268-6542
Interests: sustainable energy systems, circular economy, lifecycle assessment, greenhouse gas inventory, industrial ecology
Prof. Dr. ir. Jo Dewulf
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Head of the Research Group Sustainable Systems Engineering Group (STEN), , Ghent University, Coupure Links 653, B-9000 Ghent, Belgium
Tel. +32 (0)9 264 59 49
Interests: sustainable engineering; clean technology; resource efficiency; Life Cycle Thinking; Thermodynamics
Prof. Dr. Francisco José Hernández Fernández
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Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Technical University of Cartagena, 30202 Cartagena, Spain
Interests: ionic liquid; supercritical fluid; green chemistry; bioenergy; fuel cell
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Prof. Dr. Miguel A. Salido
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Institute of Control Systems and Industrial Computing, Universitat Politècnica de València, Camino de Vera s/n, 46071, Valencia, Spain
Interests: constraint satisfaction problem; scheduling; robust scheduling; distributed constraints; railway scheduling; green/sustainable manufacturing; metaheuristics
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Prof. Dr. Adriana Giret
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Departamento de Sistemas Informáticos y Computación, Universitat Politècnica de València, Valencia, Spain
Interests: multi agent systems; intelligent manufacturing systems; agent-supported simulation for manufacturing systems; applications of multi agent systems; sustainable intelligent manufacturing systems
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Prof. Dr. Guido Sonnemann
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Institute of Molecular Sciences (ISM), Université of Bordeaux, CNRS UMR 5255, F-33400 Talence, France
Interests: sustainable chemistry; sustainable materials management; sustainable development goals; decoupling; resource efficiency; environmental impact; life-cycle assessment; criticality assessment; material flow analysis
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Prof. Dr. Matteo Convertino
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Nexus Group, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology; Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
Interests: biocomplexity; collective dynamics; ecology and evolution of biological and socio-technological systems; systemic risk analysis; decision science; complex networks; network science; information theory; stochastic processes; fractals; uncertainty; ecohydrology; hydrodynamics; sustainability; ecosystem health; ecodesign; ecosystem modeling; data science; biomimicry; bio-inspired design; macroecology; physiophysics; ecosystem pathology; forecasting; interdisciplinary applications of statistical physics; design by analogy; food systems; physio-linguistics; microbiome; epigenetics; envirome; aquatic and marine ecosystems
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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Constantin Chalioris
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Democritus University of Thrace, Department of Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering Division, Reinforced Concrete Lab., University Campus, Kimmeria, Xanthi 67100, Greece
Tel. +302541079632
Interests: reinforced concrete (RC); testing; repair; strengthening; fibre-reinforced polymers (FRPS); self-compacting concrete (SCC); steel fibre-reinforced concrete (SFRC); damage detection; structural health monitoring (SHM); piezoelectric sensors
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Prof. Dr. Michael Z. Hauschild
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Quantitative Sustainability Assessment, Department of Management Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, DK-2800 Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark
Interests: Corporate sustainability; sustainable development goals; environmental impact; chemical assessment; absolute sustainability assessment; life cycle assessment
Prof. Dr. Jan Peter van der Hoek
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Department of Water Management, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences, Delft University of Technology, Stevinweg 1, 2628 CN Delft, The Netherlands
Interests: Drinking water supply; drinking water technology; water purification
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Dr. Jan Weijma
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Sub-Department of Environmental Technology, Wageningen University, Bornse Weilanden 9, 6700 AA, Wageningen, The Netherlands
Interests: restoring nutrient cycles; new sanitation; metal recovery and cycling; origin and fate of micronutrients in the food system
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Prof. Dr. Eckard Helmers
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Environmental Planning and Technology Department, Trier University of Applied Sciences, Environmental Campus Birkenfeld, P.O. Box 1380, 55761 Birkenfeld, Germany
Interests: pollution impact assessment; Life Cycle Assessment; transportation; Sustainable mobility; electric vehicles
Dr. Lawrence C. Bank
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Grove School of Engineering, City College of New York, City University of New York, NY, USA
Interests: construction materials; fiber reinforced composites; infrastructure; recycling; reuse
Prof. Dr. Hamid Arastoopour
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Chemical and Biological Engineering Department, Wanger Institute for Sustainable Energy Research, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL 60616, USA
Interests: sustainable energy; Carbon Capture; Natural gas production and storage; Effect of environment on Wind energy and concentated solar energy
Prof. Dr. Kannan Govindan
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Centre for Sustainable Supply Chain Engineering, Department of Technology and Innovation, University of Southern Denmark, Odense M-5230, Denmark
Interests: sustainable supply chain management; green supply chain management; reverse logistics; closed-loop supply chains; CSR based supply chain management; supply chain risk management; decision analysis; multi-criteria decision-making
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Dr. Marco Raugei
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Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment, School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics, Oxford Brookes University, UK
Interests: Life Cycle Analysis (LCA); Net Energy Analysis (NEA); EROI; renewable energy; energy scenarios
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Prof. Dr. Christopher Koroneos
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Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Western Macedonia, Kzani 50100, Greece
Tel. +30-(22423)60502
Interests: Energy Engineering; Renewable Energy Sources; Environmental Management; Life Cycle Analysis; Environmental Engineering; Process Engineering
Prof. Dr. Sami Kara
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Sustainable manufacturing and life cycle engineering research Group, School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Interests: sustainable manufacturing; sustainable product development; life cycle engineering and management; close loop manufacturing; reverse logistics; design for environment; circular economy; system of system thinking
Prof. Dr. Christian Lastoskie
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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering 1351 Beal Avenue, 179 EWRE, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-2125, USA
Interests: carbon capture and sequestration; life cycle analysis; energy storage; water treatment systems; sustainable mobility
Prof. Wen Cheng Liu
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National United University Taiwan, Department of Civil and Disaster Prevention Engineering, Miao-li, Taiwan
Tel. 886-37-382357
Interests: water quality and ecological modeling; estuarine and coastal hydrodynamic modeling; water resources management; urban disaster prevention; environmental sustainability; climate change; environmental fluid mechanics
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Prof. Dr. Göran Finnveden
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Department of Sustainable Development, Environmental Science and Engineering, The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden
Interests: sustainable development; assessment methods; life cycle assessment; sustainable development in higher education; environmental policy
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Dr. Hing-Ho Tsang
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Centre for Sustainable Infrastructure, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia
Interests: Resilient and sustainable infrastructure; structural robustness and protective systems; structural safety policy; multi-hazard risk mitigation: earthquake, impact, blast, ground vibration
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Prof. Dr. Nyuk Hien Wong
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Department of Building, School of Design and Environment, National University of Singapore, 4 Architecture Drive, Singapore
Tel. +65 651 634 23
Interests: Urban Heat Island and the mitigation measures; Outdoor Thermal Comfort and Indoor Thermal Comfort for Naturally Ventilated spaces; Thermal Performance of Façade for Non Air conditioned buildings; Thermal Performance of Urban Greenery including Green Roofs and Vertical Green Walls; Climate Change and the impact on Built Environment
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Prof. Dr. Dashnor Hoxha
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Civil Engineering Department, Universite d'Orleans, INSA-CVL, 45100 Orleans, France
Interests: sustainable constructions; green materials; durability of civil structures; insulating materials; life cycle assessment in construction
Dr. Marcus Keane
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Informatics Research Unit for Sustainable Engineering (IRUSE), Department of Civil Engineering, National University of Ireland, University Road, Galway, Ireland
Interests: energy efficiency in buildings; building energy modeling and simulation; building information modeling; energy management in buildings
Prof. Dr. Joshua M. Pearce
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Department of Materials Science and Engineering and Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI 49931, USA
Interests: sustainability; renewable energy; solar photovoltaic technology; pollution sensors; open hardware; open source scientific hardware; 3-D printing sensors
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Prof. Dr. Roland W. Scholz
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Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology (IGB), Senior Advisor Phosphorus Cycle Management, c.o. Nobelstrasse 12, D70569 Stuttgart, Germany
Interests: Resources management, Waste management,Phosphorus cycle, Nuclear waste, Risk assessment, Risk perceptions, Environmental evaluation, Technology evaluation, Coupled-human environment systems, Sustainable transition management, Transdisciplinarity
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Prof. Dr. Yuya Kajikawa
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School of Environment and Society, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Interests: technology and innovation management; transdisciplinary research
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Prof. Dr. John J. Myers
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Department of Civil, Architecture and Environment Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, 325 Butler-Carlton Civil Engineering Hall, 1401 North Pine St., Rolla, MO 65409, USA
Tel. 1+573-341-6618
Interests: structures/high performance concrete (HPC) behavior and durability performance; fiber-reinforced polymers (FRP) in structural repair and strengthening applications with an emphasis related to concrete and masonry structures, and their durability performance; development of environmentally sensitive construction materials; hybrid materials and enhanced systems for blast resistant structures
Prof. Dr. Imad L. Al-Qadi
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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 205 N. Mathews Ave., Urbana, IL 61801, USA
Tel. +1-(217) 265-0427
Interests: pavement sustainability; life cycle assessment; pavement emission; geosyenthetics; asphalt concrete material sustainability
Prof. Dr. Avi Friedman
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Affordable Homes Research Group, School of Architecture, McGill University, Macdonald-Harrington Building, 815 Sherbrooke St. W., Montreal H3A 2K6, Quebec, Canada
Interests: factors which influence design and implementation of sustainable building practices at the unit and community levels, including user needs, construction technology, and resource efficiency
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Prof. Dr. Kevin Kendall
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School of Metallurgy and Materials, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
Interests: fuel cells; hydrogen economy; renewable materials; ceramics; adhesion; viruses
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