Prof. Mario A. Gandini

Representative of Rector, Universidad Autonoma de Occidente, Colombia

magandini@uao.edu.co

Prof. Mario A. Gandini holds a B.Sc. in Sanitary Engineering, an M.Sc in Environmental Policy and Management and a Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering. He has been working in the academic sector as a lecturer and a researcher for 20 years, in the main area of pollution control, including wastewater treatment, ecological sanitation, and solid waste management with a focus on leachate treatment. At the Universidad Autónoma de Occidente –UAO- (Cali, Colombia), currently, he is the Head of the B.Sc. Program in Environmental Engineering, as well as, the Head of the UAO Sustainable Campus Program.