Cassia Ugaya
Cassia Ugaya

Cassia Ugaya

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Universidade Tecnológica Federal do Paraná

Brazil

Dr. Cassia Ugaya is a Professor at the Universidade Tecnológica Federal do Paraná. She worked as a consultant for UNEP (currently UN Environment) and was co-founder of the Ibero American Life Cycle Network (LCA), the Brazilian Life Cycle Association and the Social LCA Alliance. She also contributes to the private sector, participating in the Brazilian LCA Business Network. She is Coordinator of the Technical Committee of Life Cycle Impact Assessment of the Brazilian LCA Program. Her h-index by Scopus is 15.

Currently she coordinates a research project financed by CNPq, a project with O Boticário Group and another project with ecoinvent, financed by the European Commission and implemented by the Life Cycle Initiative of UN Environment. She coordinates the Working Group on Social Life Cycle Assessment (GTACV-S), since 2013. In 2020, he coordinated the project Plant and Share: For Nutrition and Food Security, one of the finalist projects of the NASA International Hackathon SpaceApps Challenge – Covid-19.