In year 2000 he was appointed as the Coordinator of the Environment Plan of UPC

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In year 2000, he was appointed as the Coordinator of the Environment Plan of UPC. Since 2005, he is the technical director of the Center for Sustainability, with 16 people, and a wide number of projects in curriculum development, sustainable education, management, research and communication. In 2004, he was in charge of the organization of the second Engineering Education in Sustainable Development (EESD) conference, and participated in the committee of the next EESD conferences in Lyon and Graz. In 2006, was in charge of the design of RCE-Barcelona, one of the seven first Regional Centers of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development acknowledged by United Nations University. He has coordinated various publications and published several articles on the experience of UPC. He is very interested in sharing experiences and cooperating with other universities around the world and therefore is active in EMSU, RCE, AGS and EESD networks among other. D. Ferrer-Balas is the corresponding author and can be contacted at: [email protected] J. Adachi graduated in Sanitary Engineering at Kyoto University in Japan in 1999 and, in 2004, received his PhD there for research on toxic mechanisms of Dioxin and Indirubin, an endogenous Dioxin-like chemical founded by him. As a post-doc, he spent two years at the University of Southern Denmark in Odense, Denmark, and the Max-Planck Institute for Biochemistry in Munich, Germany, studying mass spectrometry based proteomics with Professor Matthias Mann. He started his academic career at Kyoto Sustainability Initiative, Kyoto University in 2006, where he is involved in coordinating a diploma program, “Sustainability Science Program”. S. Banas is a Program Associate at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Center for Science, Technology, and Sustainability, Washington, DC, USA. She serves as the managing editor of the Forum on Science and Innovation for Sustainable Development (), an online network highlighting important programs, resources, and events, and linking scholars, managers, and decision makers interested in using science and technology to further sustainability. She also organizes the Roundtable for Sustainability Science Program which connects program directors of university-based programs in Science and Technology for Sustainable Development, allowing them to network and discuss their common challenges. Sarah has a degree in Engineering for Sustainable Development from Cambridge University, UK C.I. Davidson received his BS in Electrical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University and his MS and PhD degrees in Environmental Engineering Science from California Institute of Technology. He has served on committees of the National Academy of Sciences, the US Environmental Protection Agency, the Department of Energy, and other agencies. He has written and edited several books and has over 100 articles in refereed journals. Dr Davidson is currently Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Department of
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