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Heriberto Cabezas

Heriberto Cabezas

Research Professor


Heriberto Cabezas is a Research Professor at the University of Miskolc in Hungary.  He retired as Senior Science Advisor at U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in April 2019.  He is past Chair of the Engineers Forum on Sustainability, representing all of the major professional engineering societies.  His awards include: 1998 U.S. EPA Science Achievement Award in Engineering, 2007 Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award from the New Jersey Institute of Technology, 2011 Research Excellence Award in Sustainable Engineering from the AIChE, and the 2013 Lawrence K. Cecil Award from the AIChE.  Dr. Cabezas holds a Ph.D. and M.S. from the University of Florida, and a B.S. (magna cum laude) from the New Jersey Institute of Technology, all in chemical engineering.  He served as a U.S. Embassy Science Fellow in Zagreb, Croatia in 2014.  He is a Fellow of the AIChE, a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and a Board-Certified Member of the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists. Dr. Cabezas is the co-founder of the Trans-Atlantic Research and Development Interchange on Sustainability (TARDIS) workshop series held biannually since 2003. He co-leads the international Workgroup on Global Sustainability.  His publications include over one hundred peer-reviewed articles and chapters, two edited books, a U.S Patent for electrochromatography, and two major software.  His current research interests focus on: (1) the design of sustainable processes and supply chains, (2) the development of models and policies for global sustainability, and (3) the study of pandemics as complex systems. Dr. Cabezas is a decorated U.S. Navy veteran of the Vietnam Conflict.

Heriberto Cabezas


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