The Teachers

Mattia DE ROSA is an Associate Professor in Energy Engineering at the University of Genoa, with prior academic roles at the University of Sassari and research positions in Ireland and the UK. Actively engaged in international research and teaching activities in the field of sustainable energy technology and policy, his portfolio includes numerous scientific publications, successful research projects and innovative educational programs. His vision focuses on advancing a sustainable future by encouraging technology innovation, quality education, and empowering citizens to drive the sustainable transition.

Julio ANDRADE holds a Degree in Law from the Camilo José Cela University, a Master's Degree in Counseling and Intervention in Urgencies, Emergencies, and Catastrophes from the University of Malaga and an MBA from the EOI Business School (Public Institution). He is also an Expert in Senior Management and Managerial Skills, at San Telmo Institute. He is also Co-Director for the first Cross-cutting Plan for the Conviviality and the Prevention of Violent Radicalization in the Municipality of Málaga, under the coordination of the Intelligence Center Against Terrorism and Organized Crime, attached to the Secretariat of State for Security of the Spanish Government. He is the President of the Executive Commission of the Forum for the Peace in the Mediterranean.

The Class

The class aims to explore the concept of sustainable transitions in the context of urban areas and communities to understand how cities can evolve to become more sustainable, environmentally friendly, and socially inclusive. The foundational principles behind decarbonization strategies will be explored, while collaborative solutions to societal challenges supporting environmentally conscious urban development will also be explored.

When & Where?

Friday 8th December at 10AM CET (check your time zone).

Online videoconference Zoom.

Learning Resources

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