Specialist in sustainability and renewable energy sources, Rocio Diaz-Chavez, will speak and teach a course at USP

On July 5, the FAPESP-Shell Research Centre for Gas Innovation (RCGI) will receive Professor Rocio A. Diaz-Chavez, from the Imperial College London, for the lecture “Environmental and socioeconomic sustainability in the energy sector”. The event is free of charge and open to the public, and will be held in the auditorium of the Energy and Environment Institute (IEE), from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. The presence of Ms. Diaz-Chavez is an initiative of the team of RCGI’s Project 27, which is coordinated by IEE Professor Suani Coelho.

The visiting speaker has extensive experience in assessing economic, environmental, social and political/institutional sustainability with the use of renewable energy sources, especially for bioenergy projects in Latin America, Africa, Asia, and Europe, including the impacts of climate change. She is currently a member of the Center for Environmental Policy of the Imperial College, as the principal researcher and coordinator of various research projects.

Besides the lecture, she will give a 60-hour course for RCGI’s researchers, IEE students, and Professors of the Integrated Post-Graduate Program in Bioenergy of ESALQ/USP, from June 26 to July 3.

Official picture of the course



Lecture “Environmental and socioeconomic sustainability in the energy sector”

Date: July 5, 2017

Time: 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Place: IEE Amphitheater (Av. Professor Luciano Gualberto, 1.289 – Cidade Universitária, São Paulo – Tel. 11 3091-2534)

Registration: https://goo.gl/kdk8pR