For the first time, the Tec de Monterrey Editor's Conclave was held, an event aimed at the institution's scientific community. With the theme "Global rise of thirsty cities: challenges and opportunities" it focused on the scientific training of the attendees, as well as providing a highly specialized networking space.
Representatives of some of the most prestigious publishers dedicated to science, sustainability, chemical and environmental engineering, were present at the event. To name a few, they included the participation of Elsevier's executive director of chemical and environmental engineering, Deirdre Dunne, the editor-in-chief of Bioresource Technology magazine, Ashok Pandey, and the editor-in-chief of Environmental Science & Technology Letters magazine. , Bryan Brooks, and Science of the Total Environment editor-in-chief Jay Gan.
It is worth mentioning that our research professors, doctoral students and postdocs were present as part of the scientific community, as well as Faculty of Excellence professors: Manish Kumar, Frank Loge and Rob Roggema.
Issues related to the scarcity of water resources in recent years worldwide were addressed, against factors such as the rapid growth of the population and its excessive demand, climate change, the growth of cities without adequate planning, among others.
On the other hand, doctoral students and postdocs presented their research projects to the highly specialized community that was at the event, giving them the opportunity to show their work and network.
“This event seeks to promote international collaboration and links the Tec de Monterrey scientific community with prestigious publishing houses. It could be achieved thanks to the teamwork of the research groups, as well as the support of the School of Engineering and Sciences and the Faculty of Excellence Initiative” comments Jürgen Mahlknecht on behalf of the organizing committee.
News item adopted from the MESSAGE FROM THE NATIONAL DEAN - BI-WEEKLY BULLETIN OF NEWS AND ACHIEVEMENTS of the School of Engineering and Sciences of the Tecnológico de Monterrey (June 30, 2023).