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FoodE, Clearfarm, i Digiprime

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Research interests

Dr Gabarrell i Durany, Professor in the Department of Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering of UAB (www.uab.cat), is Director of ICTA-UAB (www.icta.cat) and Scientific Coordinator of the SMART-ER in the ECIU University (https://www.eciu.org/). He leads the research group on Industrial Ecology called Sostenipra (www.sostenipra.cat), and the Fertilecity project (www.fertilecity.com). He is an expert in Circular economy, urban agriculture, Life Cycle Analysis (LCA), Material Flow Analysis (MFA), and waste management. 21 researchers (14 from 2011) have successfully finished and defended a PhD/doctorate thesis under his supervision. In addition to several book chapters, he has more than 150 publications in international journals from 2008. Dr Gabarrell i Durany has also been the Academic Secretary of the UAB Graduate School (2013-2016). Previously, he was the UAB coordinator of the Erasmus Mundus Joint European Master programme in Environmental Studies (JEMES)(2007-2010); coordinator of the Chemical Engineering Degree (2010-2013), and member of the Permanent Board (JP) of the CODDIQ (Conferencia de Directores y Decanos de Ingeniería Química), 2012-2014.

Dr Xavier Gabarrell is one of its six guarantors of the ICTA ‘María de Maeztu’ Unit of Excellence 2015 (MDM-2015-0552) and 2020 (CEX2019-000940-M) accredited as by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness. 

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Dr Xavier Gabarrell is one of its six guarantors of the ICTA ‘María de Maeztu’ Unit of Excellence 2015 (MDM-2015-0552) and 2020 (CEX2019-000940-M) accredited as by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Ph. D., Prog. Biotecnologia, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB)

Award Date: 1 Dec 1995

Degree, Ciencias Químicas, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB)

Award Date: 1 Jul 1989

External positions

Profesor asociado, A46, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB)

1 Jan 19961 Jan 1998

Profesor ayudante, Y3, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB)

1 Jan 19911 Jan 1996

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