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Dr. Neus Escobar

Dr. Neus Escobar

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Research interests

  • Economic modelling for energy and agricultural policy analysis
  • Land Use Change impacts
  • Life Cycle Assessment methodologies

Current research project

STRIVESustainable TRade and InnoVation transfer in the bioEconomy: from national strategies to global sustainable developments goals
(Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung)

Academic education

2010-2015 Ph.D in Environmental Engineering at the Polytechnic University of Valencia (Spain)
2003-2009 Agricultural Engineer with a major in environmental engineering and natural resource management, at the Polytechnic University of Valencia (Spain)

Participation in research projects

2012-2014 Development of a methodology for integrating nutritional and ecological aspects for sustainable food consumption of the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (CTM2010-18118)
2014-2016 Design of a life-cycle indicator for sustainability in agricultural systems of the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (CTM2013-47340-R)
2016 Contribution to the sustainability of the rice cultivation in Saint Louis (Senegal) of the Development and Cooperation Division of the Polytechnic University of Valencia (ADSIDEO 2015)

Work experience

2015-2016 Post-doctoral research fellow at the Food Technology Department of the Polytechnic University of Valencia (Spain) assessing the environmental, economic and social performances of agricultural processes under a Life Cycle approach, in order to provide an integrated indicator as a measure of their sustainability
2010-2014 Ph.D candidate at the Food Technology Department of the Polytechnic University of Valencia (Spain) analyzing environmental impacts of biodiesel production systems in the Spanish context including Land Use Change.  Teaching experience in food engineering and environmental management related topics

Research stays

2013 Visiting scholar at the Department of Agricultural Economics of Purdue University (IN, USA) for the application of the GTAP-BIO model in the study of global effects of recent European biofuel policies
2014 Visiting scholar at the Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development of the Agricultural University of Athens (Greece) for the implementation of life cycle assessment into economic optimization models

 

 

 


Last updated: Wednesday, December 14, 2016