Andrea Young


Biography: Andrea Young graduated from the Catholic University of Campinas (PUC-Campinas) in 2000 with a degree in Architecture and Urban Planning and is currently a researcher at the Brazilian National Center for Monitoring and Early Warning of Environmental Disasters (CEMADEN) of the Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovation and Communication (MCTIC) located in São Jose dos Campos (SP). For the last 10 years, Andrea has been involved in scientific programs at both the national and international levels and has been associated with the institutions such as Kings College London (2012-2013), Earth System Science Center (CCST-INPE - 2009-2012), and Population Studies Center (NEPO-UNICAMP - 2006-2012). As an architect and urban planner, Andrea is especially interested in interdisciplinary issues, including climate change, adaptation, urban resilience and low carbon development with the focus on urbanization, ecology, and agriculture. She is the author of 21 technical papers/books and served as a reviewer for several international scientific journals.

Research Interests: Andrea Young’s research interests are to combine architecture, urban planning, geographic information system, and social sciences.

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