Forging sustainability

Richard Tavares

Richard Tavares

International Scientific Projects Manager

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  • Department: French National Research Agency
  • Research Group: Atmospheric Processes & Modelling (APM)
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INSPIRAR - Air Quality Exposure and Human Health in Industrialized Urban Areas See more

FUMEXP - Fire-fighters smoke exposure and related health effects See more

BRIDGE - Sustainable urban planning decision support accounting for urban metabolism See more

PAREXPO – Particulate Matter in Ambient Air and Human Exposure See more

SAUDAR – The Health and the Air we breathe See more

Scientific Supervision

Research interests

Environmental assessment | indoor/outdoor air quality and pollution management | atmospheric processes and pollution | experimental and numerical modelling at local and urban scales | airborne pollutants and hazardous materials emissions (particularly from road traffic, industrial and chemicals accidental/deliberated releases) | pollution hot-spots | human comfort and exposure to pollution | climate change | urban sustainability | urban heat islands | green infrastructures | road traffic management | green vehicles | environmental liability | risk and consequence analysis | safety and occupational exposure to hazardous materials | hazardous materials accidental or deliberated release emergency planning and response | development and application of meteorology and pollutants emissions and dispersion modelling tools (from local to urban scales).

Academic Qualifications

PhD on Applied Sciences to the Environment

Department of Environment and Planning

University of Aveiro



Post-graduation on Environmental Management, Materials and Waste Management

Department of Environmnet and Planning

University of Aveiro



Degree in Environmnetal Engineering

Department of Environment and Planning

University of Aveiro



Curriculum vitae

Working experience

Between 2005  and 2012 integrated with GEMAC - Group on Emissions, Modelling and Climate Change, collaborating in research work in the field of Air Quality.

Between 2012 and 2015 integrated LHEEA - Laboratoire de Hydrodynamics, Energetiques et Environnement Atmosphérique, Ecole Centrale de Nantes (França) as Post-Doc research collaborating in research work in the fields of Air Quality and Urban Sustainable Development.

Between 2015 and 2017 integrated PRACE AISBL as Peer-Review and Research Outreach Officer.

Since 2017 integrats French National Research Agency (ANR) as International Scientific Projects Officer, collaborating in the managment and coordination of H2020 ERA-NET and CSA projects and secretariat of Water JPI.

Cesam Collaborator since 2012 in the fields of Air Quality and Risks. 

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