Prof.dr.  Cecilia Maria Villas Boas de Almeida

Prof.dr.  Cecilia Maria Villas Boas de Almeida

Universidade Paulista, Brazil

Plenary lecture:  Environmental assessment supporting Cleaner Production

Prof.dr. Cecilia Maria Villas Boas de Almeida has a degree in Chemical Engineering from the Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie and a PhD in Chemistry (Physics and Chemistry) from the University of São Paulo (1999). She is a full Professor at the Institute of Exact and Technological Sciences (ICET) and Post-Graduation Program in Production Engineering at Universidade Paulista since 2000.

She develops research in Cleaner Production and Industrial Ecology, where concepts, tools and techniques are assessed for the calculation of environmental and sustainability indicators. She also works as a researcher at LaPROMA (Laboratory of Production and Environment) of the Paulista University, and is an active member of the Advances in Cleaner Production Network. From 2012 to 2016, she served as Subject and Executive Editor: Cleaner Production in Latin America , and since 2017 Prof.dr. Cecilia Almeida is the Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Cleaner Production.