Ana Paula Bortoleto, Ph.D.
Dr. Bortoleto is a civil engineer by training (2003, State University of Campinas) with a Master of Engineering degree (2006, the University of Tokyo), a PhD in Environmental Engineering (2009, the University of Tokyo), and a Habilitation degree in Design (2020, University of Sao Paulo). She has worked as a research fellow at the University of Sheffield (2011, EU FP7 Marie Curie Fellowship) and the Max-Planck Institute for Human Development (2013, Alexander von-Humboldt Fellowship). In August 2004, she took up her appointment as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Infrastructure and Environment at the University of Campinas. Her work is concerned with understanding pro-environmental behaviour and waste generation by focusing on everyday life routines and the socio-technical systems that shape them. The research engages with psychological theories and life cycle assessment and science and technology studies, and literature on the structures and processes of governing. Her research covers waste prevention, climate change, sustainability and environmental, economic and social impacts of waste management. (From FAPESP)