Professor Walter Leal
Professor Walter Leal holds the Chairs of Climate Change Management at the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (Germany), and Environment and Technology at Manchester Metropolitan University (UK). He directs the Research and Transfer Center “Sustainability Development and Climate Change Management”. His main research interests are in the fields of sustainable development and climate change, also including aspects of climate change and health.
Professor Lucas Veiga Ávila
Adjunct Professor at the Federal University of Santa Maria (UFSM). He is interested in Innovation, Sustainable Development, Environmental Social and Governance, Climate Change, Organizational and Sustainable Strategies. It has over 3,000 citations, 250 publications, 80 undergraduate and graduate student orientations. He serves as editor of the Journal Discover Sustainability Springer -Topical Collection on Transition to Greener, Resilient and Equitable Economy, and Guest Editor of Journal Sustainability MDPI - SI Climate Change Education and Sustainability Learning.
Professor Luciana Brandli
Luciana Brandli is a Professor at the University of Passo Fundo, Brazil. Her work focuses on sustainability in higher education, the Agenda 2030, Climate Change, Education for Sustainability and Sustainable Cities. She is Deputy Editor of the Encyclopedias of Sustainability in Higher Education and of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. She serves on the editorial board of various journals, supervises a number of master's and doctoral students on engineering, environment and sustainability issues and has in excess of 300 publications. She is the co-investigator in Brazil for the Transforming Universities for a Changing Climate research project.
Professor Francisco Dalla Rosa
Francisco Dalla Rosa works as Adjunct Professor and researcher at the University of Passo Fundo, in the courses of Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering and in the Graduate Program in Infrastructure and Environment. His interests are in the area of Civil Engineering with an emphasis on Transport Infrastructure and Geotechnics with a focus on the following topics: Management of infrastructure works; Development of new applied paving materials; Machine Learning.
Professor Rudi Pretorius
Rudi Pretorius is an Associate Professor of Geography at the University of South Africa, where he is the coordinator of the Undergraduate Programme in Environmental Management. His research interests focus on Education for Sustainability, Sustainability in Higher Education, the SDGs, Teaching and Learning in Geography and Environmental Study Fields, and Open, Distance and E-Learning. He is Deputy Editor of the International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, Discover Sustainability, and SDGs in Africa and the Middle East Region (part of the series Implementing the UN Sustainable Development Goals – Regional Perspectives).