05 JULY 2017 | LECTURE

Profa. Dra. Rocio Dias Chavez (Imperial College – UK)

The knowledge areas that are related to the energy sector are interconnected in a significant way, particularly in this century, considering the challenges of climate change and the need to reduce carbon emissions in the world. In this context, the lecture will discuss aspects of Sustainability in the energy sector.

Profa. Rocio works in the sustainability assessment area (economic, environmental, social and political / institutional) with application on renewable energy, in particular bioenergy projects in Latin America, Africa, Asia and Europe, including climate change impacts. She has extensive professional and academic experience in sustainability assessment and environmental management tools (EIA, SEA, SIA).

From your knowledge, the researcher will address at issues relating to the sustainable development lecture and evaluation of sustainability of bioenergy, environmental management indicators, cases of biogas plants and examples of projects in the European Union, in addition to the current challenges of biomass/bioenergy.

Intended audience: Students and researchers in the area of Energy and Bioenergy, Engineering, Economics and related areas.

Coordination: Prof. Dr. SUANI TEIXEIRA COELHO – Coordinator of the Bioenergy Research Group (GBIO) of the Energy and Environment Institute of USP and researcher of RCGI – Research Center Gas Innovation of USP.

Language: English

Personal bio

A Profa. Rocio atua na área de avaliação de sustentabilidade (econômica, ambiental, social e político/institucional) com foco em energias renováveis, em particular projetos de bioenergia na América Latina, África, Ásia e Europa, incluindo impactos das mudanças climáticas. Possui vasta experiência profissional e acadêmica em ferramentas de avaliação de sustentabilidade e gestão ambiental (EIA, SEA, SIA). A partir de seu conhecimento, a pesquisadora abordará na palestra questões referentes ao desenvolvimento sustentável e avaliação de sustentabilidade da bioenergia, indicadores de gestão ambiental, estudos de caso de plantas de biogás e exemplos de projetos na União Europeia, além dos desafios atuais da biomassa/bioenergia.

Details

Date: 05 JULY 2017
Time: from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Address
Anfiteatro IEE
Av. Professor Luciano Gualberto, 1289
IEE, University of São Paulo
05508-030, São Paulo – SP, Brazil

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