Group of Environmental Biotechnology

Universidade de Santiago de Compostela

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Group of Environmental Biotechnology

Universidade de Santiago de Compostela

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Sara Gonzalez

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Sara González

Associate Professor

Chemical engineer as degree (USC, 2005), she got her PhD in 2009. She is postdoctoral researcher at the University of Santiago de Compostela under the Ramón y Cajal fellowship. Her main research topics include the sustainability assessment applying life cycle assessment and carbon footprint in industrial, forestry, agricultural and food sectors. These research activities have produced 3 PhD theses (currently, she is co-director of 1 Ph.D. thesis), 100 papers published in international journals (56 as first author; 88 Q1, 10 Q2 and 2 Q3), 8 book chapters and 3 national publications. She has an H-index of 27 (with 2020 total citations by SCOPUS, 03/09/2018). She obtained the Young research award “Agustin de Betancourt y Molina” medal by Spanish Royal Academy of Engineering in November 2016.

Scientific Profiles: Orcid, Scopus, Research Gate ID, Red Leonardo

Driving commitment to sustainable food policies within the framework of American and European dietary guidelines
Magazine/book: Science of The Total Environment
Volume: 807 Part 2
Issue: 150894
Date of publication: 10/02/2022
Publishing house: Elsevier
DOI: link
Renewable carbon opportunities in the production of succinic acid applying attributional and consequential modelling
Magazine/book: Chemical Engineering Journal
Volume: 428
Issue: 132011
Date of publication: 01/01/2022
Publishing house: Elsevier
ISBN: 1385-8947
DOI: link
Encompassing health and nutrition with the adherence to the environmentally sustainable New Nordic Diet in Southern Europe
Magazine/book: Journal of Cleaner Production
Volume: 327
Issue: 129470
Date of publication: 10/12/2021
Publishing house: Elsevier
ISBN: 0959-6526
DOI: link
Enhancing diversity in mediterranean cereal farming systems (CerealMed)
Main researcher: Sara Gonzalez
Working Group: Maite Moreira
Financial organism: Horizon 2020, PRIMA
Scope: Proyecto europeo
Date of publication: 20/05/2020
Developing a Decision Support System for sustainable urban metabolism in Spain combining Environmental and Socio-Economic indicators (SENSE)
Main researcher: Sara Gonzalez
Research Group: Gumersindo Feijoo, Maite Moreira
Working Group: Manuel Rama
Financial organism: MINECO. Excelencia 2016. Co-funded by FEDER (UE).
Reference: (CTQ2016-75136-P)
Amount 140360.00€
Scope: Proyecto nacional
Date of publication: 30/12/2016
Integración de estrategias de economía circular y metabolismo urbano en ciudades españolas
Main researcher: Sara Gonzalez
Research Group: Juan M. Garrido
Working Group: Xavier Esteve
Financial organism: Xunta de Galicia (Galician Government). Co-funded by FEDER (UE).
Reference: (ED431F 2016/001)
Amount 115000.00€
Scope: Proyecto autonómico
Date of publication: 01/01/2016
Doctoral Theses
Developing an integrated framework to quantify sustainability indicators in the context of urban systems
Authors: Manuel Rama
Date: 15/07/2021
Sustainability diagnosis of alternative technologies for the management of agri-food and urban waste
Authors: Isabel Noya
Date: 06/09/2018
European doctorate: x
Envisioning the sustainability of bioenergy production from anaerobic digestion
Authors: Lucía Lijó
Date: 29/09/2017
Master Theses
Cuantificación de la huella de carbon de Cádiz: comparación de metodologías
Authors: Eduardo Entrena
Supervisors: Sara Gonzalez
Date: 14/02/2020

Máster en Enxeñaría Ambiental

Patrones de consumo en España: ¿Cuánto se alejan de la dieta mediterránea?
Authors: Milena Álvarez
Date: 08/07/2019
Análise da sostibilidade da dieta atlántica dende unha perspectiva de ciclo de vida
Authors: Carmela Darriba
Date: 18/09/2017
Young Researchers Award 2016." Agustín de Betancourt y Molina" Medal
Authors: Sara Gonzalez
Date of publication: 22/11/2016
Aquaenvec. BEST LIFE Environment project 2015
Date of publication: 31/05/2016
Eco design project "Nueva Serie 900 ARCOS"
Authors-Ext: Research group Sostenipra -Inèdit-ICTA (Autonomous University of Barcelona)
Date of publication: 15/10/2013
An environmental perspective on the biocompatible pathways for the laccase-based production of value added oligorutin allowing enzyme reuse
Authors-Ext: A.M. Ferreira, J.A. Coutinho, M.G. Freire, A.P.M. Tavares, P. Gullón
Type: Poster
Magazine/book: 17th International Conference on Renewable Resources and Biorefineries
Date: 06/09/2021
Organization: Ghent University - University of Aveiro
City: Aveiro - Portugal
Sustainability assessment of the portuguese diet
Authors-Ext: A. C. Dias
Type: Oral
Magazine/book: Book of abstract 3rd ANQUE-ICCE International Congress of Chemical Engineering
Date: 19/06/2019
ISBN: ISBN: 978-84-09-12430-5
Organization: Asociación Nacional de Químicos e Ingenieros Químicos de España (ANQUE)
City: Santanter (Spain)
Exploring the sustainability dimensions of spanish cities
Authors-Ext: Andrés Núñez, Lucía González Louro
Type: Oral
Magazine/book: Book of abstract 3rd International Congress of Chemical Engineering (ANQUE-ICCE 2019)
Date: 19/06/2019
ISBN: ISBN: 978-84-09-12430-5
Organization: Asociación Nacional de Químicos e Ingenieros Químicos de España (ANQUE)
City: Santander (Spain)