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Section Board for 'Hazards and Sustainability' (25)

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Dr. Stergios Aristoteles Mitoulis
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Civil & Environ. Engineering, University of Surrey, Stag Hill, University Campus, Guildford GU2 7XH, UK
Interests: resilience of transport assets; risk and vulnerability of transport assets and networks; monitoring-driven resilience of infrastructure; damage-free, zero-maintenance bridges, Eurocode expert
Prof. Dr. Chunjiang An
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Department of Building, Civil, and Environmental Engineering at Concordia University
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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Dr. Sotiris Argyroudis
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1. Dept. of Civil Engineering, Aristotle University, P.O.B. 424, 54124, Thessaloniki, Greece
2. Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Surrey, GU2 7XH, Guildford, UK
Interests: vulnerability, risk and resilience assessment of critical infrastructure exposed to multiple hazards; climate change effects; monitoring-driven resilience of infrastructure
Dr. Maria-Luisa Chas-Amil
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Department of Quantitative Economics, University of Santiago de Compostela, Avda Xoán XXIII s/n, 15782 Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Interests: social and economic analysis of forest fires; natural and resource economics; forest economics; natural hazards; material flows
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Prof. Dr. Dominic Elliott
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Dean Business and Cultural Industries, University of the West of Scotland, UK
Interests: Crisis Management; Organisational learning from crisis; Business Continuity; Supply Chain Resilience
Dr. George D. Bathrellos
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Department of Geography and Climatology, Faculty of Geology and Geoenvironment, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, ZC 15784, Greece
Interests: natural hazards; urban planning; geomorphology; modeling
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Dr. Raquel Florez-Lopez
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Department of Accounting and Finance, Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Sevilla, Spain
Interests: risk management; supply chain management; sustainable development goals (SDGs); international business; SMEs
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Prof. Dr. Sverker Molander
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Division of Environmental Systems Analysis, Department of Technology Management and Economics, Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden
Interests: indicators and indicator systems covering environment and sustainability (LCA, MFA ERA); sustainability assessment and studies; socio-technical-ecological systems; renewable energy
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Dr. Guido Paliaga
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Institute for Geo-Hydrological Protection IRPI, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, 00185 Rome, Italy
Interests: spatial and temporal cluster analysis of climatology remote sensing data and relationships with natural hazards; fractal and chaos in natural hazards; relationships between anthropogenic land modifications and natural hazards
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Dr. Paola Petrosino
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Department of Earth, Environment and Resources Sciences, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
Interests: volcanology, proximal to distal tephropstratigraphy, volcanic hazard assessment; disaster risk assessment; disaster risk reduction; social resilience; geosites, sustainable geotourism; geoheritage and tourism
Prof. Judith Petts
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Vice-Chancellor & Chief Executive, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, Devon PL4 8AA, United Kingdom
Interests: environmental management; risk communication; public engagement
Prof. Dr. João Santos
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Department of Construction Management and Engineering (CME), Faculty of Engineering Technology (ET), University of Twente, PO Box 217, 7500 AE Enschede, The Netherlands
Interests: Operational Research methods applied to Life Cycle Sustainability and Resilience Assessment; Combinatorial optimization; Metaheuristics; Multicriteria decision analysis (MCDA); Data Mining and Statistical Modelling; Climate Change and Extreme Events Impacts on the New and Existing Civil Infrastructure Systems
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Dr. Anna Scolobig
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Environmental Governance and Territorial Development Institute, University of Geneva, 1205 Geneva, Switzerland
Interests: natural hazards; societal impacts of environmental change; risk perception, communication, preparedness and social vulnerability; disaster risk management; climate adaptation; sustainability
Dr. Zita Sebesvari
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Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS), United Nations University, UN Campus, Platz der Vereinten Nationen 1, 53113 Bonn, Germany
Interests: social-ecological risk assessments; ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction (Eco-DRR); ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA); sustanaible development with a focus on low-lying coastal areas; river deltas
Dr. Abdollah Shafieezadeh
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Department of Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering; Ohio State University; 470 Hitchcock Hall, 2070 Neil Ave, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
Interests: infrastructure resilience; sustainability of the built environment; life-cycle analysis; system reliability; machine learning; risk-based decision making
Dr. Hariklia D. Skilodimou
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Department of Geography and Climatology, Faculty of Geology and Geoenvironment, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, ZC 15784, Greece
Interests: natural hazards; urban planning; geomorphology; modeling; GIS
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Dr. Julia Touza-Montero
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Department of Environment and Geography, University of York, Wentworth Way, York YO10 5NG, UK
Interests: environmental; resource, and ecological economics; biodiversity conservation; invasive species management; natural hazards and sustainability
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Dr. Long T. Truong

Department of Engineering, La Trobe University, Bundoora VIC 3086, Australia
Interests: Intelligent Transport Systems; Road Safety; Transport Modelling; Travel Behaviour
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Dr. Salvador García-Ayllón Veintimilla
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Prof. Dr. Francesco Faccini
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Department of Earth, Environment and Life Sciences, University of Genoa, Italy
Interests: Applied Geomorphology; Geo-hydrological Hazards; Geomorphological Mapping; Environmental Geology
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Dr. Ashraf Dewan
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Department of Spatial Sciences, Curtin University, Kent St, Bentley WA 6102, Australia
Interests: Climate Change; Disaster and Natural Hazards; Health Geography; Resources Management; Coastal dynamics
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Prof. Dr. Gbekeloluwa B. Oguntimein
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Department of Civil Engineering, Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD 21251, USA
Interests: environmental impact and risk assessment; water supply engineering; biological wastewater treatment; civil engineering project management; sustainable energy.
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Prof. Dr. Carmen de Jong
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Faculté de géographie et d’aménagement, University of Strasbourg, Laboratoire image ville environnement, 3 rue de l'Argonne - 67000 STRASBOURG, France
Interests: hydromorphology; droughts and floods; natural risks; climate change
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Prof. Dr. Pierfrancesco De Paola
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Department of Industrial Engineering, Univeristy of Naples “Federico II”, Piazzale Vincenzo Tecchio 80, 80125 Napoli, Italy
Interests: econometric models; mass appraisal; real estate market; risk management; urban and real estate economics; real estate investments; building management; economic valuation of real estate investment projects; environmental economics; transport economics; sustainability; knowledge management; corporate valuation
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Prof. Dr. Michael McAleer
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Department of Finance, College of Management, Asia University, Taichung 41354, Taiwan Discipline of Business Analytics, University of Sydney Business School, Sydney 2006, Australia Econometric Institute, Erasmus School of Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam, 3062 Rotterdam, The Netherlands Department of Economic Analysis and ICAE, Complutense University of Madrid, 28040 Madrid, Spain Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Canterbury, Christchurch 8041, New Zealand Institute of Advanced Sciences, Yokohama National University, Yokohama 240-8501, Japan
Interests: theoretical and applied econometrics; financial econometrics; financial economics; finance, theoretical and applied statistics; time series analysis; forecasting; risk management; energy economics and finance; applied mathematics
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