cahu@zhaw.ch


Personal

Full name

Vicente Carabias

Institution / Affiliation

Institute of Sustainable Development

Short biography

Vicente Carabias has a MSc in Environmental Sciences from ETH Z├╝rich in 1996, is responsible for European co-operation at ZHAW Institute of Sustainable Development and for coordinating the research area on sustainable energy systems. Leading the former Swiss contribution to FP5/6/7 projects (PASTILLE, INTELCITIES, REFORM, OPTIMISM, IFA) as well as contributing to FP7 projects (EFP, SESTI, ERA.Net RUS) recently at JRC-IPTS, he is experienced in multi-cultural collaboration & networking. Vicente has contributed to the cross-cultural comparative research of ecological behaviour and context analysis, the development of sustainability indicator systems, as well as to foresight-research and stakeholder involvement over the last 12 years. Vicente serves as journal reviewer, FP7 evaluator, Swiss expert to IEA DSM Task XXIV on Behaviour Change within DSM, steering group of the EASAC Breakthroughs in low carbon energy study, MC for COST Action TU1104 Smart Energy Regions, Board Member of the Swiss Academic Association for Environmental Research and Ecology (SAGUF). Vicente is representing ZHAW and Switzerland in the International Foresight Academy (IFA).

Work address

ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences

Zipcode

8401

City / location

Winterthur

Country

Switzerland

Public telephone number

41589347015

Fax

41589357015

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