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Marcelo Andres Mena Carrasco

Director

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso

Providencia, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


Modelación atmosférica, calidad de aire, cambio climático, ciencias de la sustentabilidad, adaptación, mitigación, financiamiento climático, gestión de desastres naturales, biocombustibles, energías renovables.

Educación

  •  Ingeniería Ambiental, UNIVERSITY OF IOWA. Estados Unidos, 2007
  •  Ingeniería Ambiental, UNIVERSITY OF IOWA. Estados Unidos, 2003
  •  ciencias de la ingenieria, ingenieria bioquímica, PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE VALPARAISO. Chile, 1999

Experiencia Académica

  •   Director Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD ANDRES BELLO

    Ecologia y Recursos Naturales

    Santiago, Chile

    2007 - 2014

  •   Graduate Research Assistant Full Time

    UNIVERSITY OF IOWA

    Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research

    Iowa City, Estados Unidos

    2001 - 2007

  •   Gerente Investigación Cambio Climático Full Time

    WORLD BANK

    Climate Change Group

    Washington DC, Estados Unidos

    2018 - 2020

Experiencia Profesional

  •   Ingeniero de Proyectos Full Time

    TEMAC

    Santiago, Chile

    1999 - 2001

  •   Subsecretario y Ministro Full Time

    Ministerio del Medio Ambiente

    Santiago, Chile

    2014 - 2018

Premios y Distinciones

  •   International Impact Award

    UNIVERSITY OF IOWA

    Estados Unidos, 2013

    Premio a ex alumnos que han tenido impacto internacional.

  •   Fulbright Visting professor

    COMISION FULBRIGHT-CHILE

    Chile, 2011

    Profesor Visitante Fulbright en Cal State Fresno.

  •   Planetary Leadership

    COMMITTEE FOR RESEARCH AND EXPLORATION NATIONAL GEO.SOCIETY

    Chile, 2018

    Premio por haber contribuido a la proteccion de la biodiversidad en Chile y frenar actividades que amenazan el planeta.

  •   Champions of the Earth

    ORGANIZACION DE LAS NACIONES UNIDAS

    Kenia, 2017

    Premio otorgado a presidenta Bachelet y Chile por proteccion ambiental, el máximo premio de ONU Ambiente

  •   Clean Air and Climate Honorary Award

    ORGANIZACION DE LAS NACIONES UNIDAS

    Francia, 2017

    Premio de la Climate and Clean Air Coalition

  •   MIT Molina Fellowship

    MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

    Estados Unidos, 2007

    Fellowship Postdoctoral.


 

Article (15)

Air quality forecasting for winter-time PM2.5 episodes occurring in multiple cities in central and southern Chile
Regional climate feedbacks in Central Chile and their effect on air quality episodes and meteorology
Biofuels That Cause Land-Use Change May Have Much Larger Non-GHG Air Quality Emissions Than Fossil Fuels
Evaluating WRF-Chem aerosol indirect effects in Southeast Pacific marine stratocumulus during VOCALS-REx
Increased estimates of air-pollution emissions from Brazilian sugar-cane ethanol
Increased estimates of air-pollution emissions from Brazilian sugar-cane ethanol (vol 2, pg 53, 2012)
Assessing regional scale predictions of aerosols, marine stratocumulus, and their interactions during VOCALS-REx using WRF-Chem
Forecasting urban PM10 and PM2.5 pollution episodes in very stable nocturnal conditions and complex terrain using WRF-Chem CO tracer model
A regional scale modeling analysis of aerosol and trace gas distributions over the eastern Pacific during the INTEX-B field campaign
Impact of Mexico City emissions on regional air quality from MOZART-4 simulations
Assessing the regional impacts of Mexico City emissions on air quality and chemistry
Assessing the regional impacts of Mexico City emissions on air quality and chemistry
Photosynthetic Control of Atmospheric Carbonyl Sulfide During the Growing Season
A meteorological overview of the MILAGRO field campaigns
Improving regional ozone modeling through systematic evaluation of errors using the aircraft observations during the International Consortium for Atmospheric Research on Transport and Transformation

EditorialMaterial (2)

I Want You to Be Fearless
Respiratory disease and particulate air pollution in Santiago Chile: Contribution of erosion particles from fine sediments

Proyecto (4)

Development of forecasting and diagnostic tools in support of air quality management and public policy
Evaluación de impacto de variables meteorológicas en las emisiones de leña.
RCINDIM Centro Integral de Manejo de Desastres Naturales
Evaluating regional influence of megacity emissions on air quality, meteorology and climate.

Review (1)

Pollution and its Impacts on the South American Cryosphere
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Marcelo Mena

Director

Centro Acción Climática

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso

Providencia, Chile

2
Laura Gallardo

Full Professor

Geofísica

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

2
Laura Gallardo

Profesora Titular

Geofísica

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
René Garreaud

Profesor

DEPARTAMENTO DE GEOFISICA, U. DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Fabrice Lambert

Associate Researcher

Physical Geography

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Rodrigo Valdés-Pineda

Investigador Asistente

Hydrology and Atmospheric Sciences

University of Arizona

Tucson, Estados Unidos

1
Sebastian Tolvett

DIRECTOR

MECHANICS

UNIVERSIDAD TECNOLOGICA METROPOLITANA

SANTIAGO, Chile

1
Gino Casassa

Associate Professor

Vicerrectoría de Investigación y Postgrado

UNIVERSIDAD DE MAGALLANES

Punta Arenas, Chile

1
Francisco Cereceda

Profesor Titular

Química

Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María

Valparaíso, Chile

1
Roberto Pizarro

Full professor

UNIVERSIDAD DE TALCA

Talca, Chile

1
Nicolas Huneeus

Assistent professor

Geophysics

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile