Rosa Mari Darbra
- Rosa Mari Darbra
Rosa Mari Darbra
Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering Department
Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC)
Dr. Darbra is Associated Professor at the Chemical Engineering Department of the UPC with a PhD in Environmental Sciences (2005). R.M. Darbra received the Young Professional Award (ECOPORTS Foundation, 2005) for her outstanding contribution to ECOPORTS project (2002-2005). She is accredited by Lloyd’s Register as an environmental auditor. She also works as an expert for the European Commission.
Rosa Mari has conducted research in different international organisms, such as Cardiff University (United Kingdom) or the World Maritime University (Sweden) where she participated in a project on places of refuge. She also worked at the the Politecnico di Torino (Italy) as a post-doc researcher on risk assessment issues and at Wollogong University (Australia) as a lecturer and head researcher of an international project between Australia and New Zealand on safety of maritime pilots. Her last stage abroad was as a European project manager at the Port of Amsterdam (the Netherlands). Currently, she leads a research line focused on environmental management in ports.
Concerning her academic activities, she is lecturing in Industrial Engineering studies. RM Darbra is the coordinator of three subjects, two taught in the degree of Industrial Engineering and one in the master, respectively. In addition, she is the person responsible of the sustainability of the Chemical Engineering Department and the coordinator of all the chemical subjects in the Industrial Engineering Degree.