Professor José Goldemberg is the Secretary of the Environment, São Paulo.

He earned his Ph.D. in Physical Science from University de São Paulo at which he is Full Professor and former Rector. He has served as the President of the Brazilian Association for the Advancement of Science, President of the Energy Company of the State of São Paulo (CESP), Secretary of State for Science and Technology, Secretary of the Environment and Minister of State of Education of the Federal Government of Brazil. He has authored many technical papers and books on Nuclear Physics, Environment and Energy.

Curriculum Vitae

1. Bachelor of Sciences from the Universidade de São Paulo (1950).

2. Graduate work at the Physics Department, University of Saskatchewan, Canada and Physics Department, University of Illinois, U.S.A. (1951-1953).

3. Ph. D. in Physical Sciences from Universidade de São Paulo (1954).

4. Assistant Professor at Universidade de São Paulo (1955).

5. Associate Professor at Universidade de São Paulo (1955-1967).

6. Research Associate, High Energy Physics Laboratory, Stanford University, U.S.A. (1962-1963).

7. Associate Professor at the University of Paris (Orsay) (1964).

8. Full Professor of Physics - Universidade de São Paulo (1967).

9. Professor of Physics - University of Toronto, Canada (1972-1973).

10. Director of the Institute of Physics at Universidade de São Paulo (1970-1978).

11. President of the Brazilian Association for the Advancement of Science (1979-1981).

12. Senior Research Associate - Princeton University, U.S.A. (several periods 1977-1982).

13. President of the Energy Company of the State of São Paulo (1983-1986).

14. Rector of Universidade de São Paulo (1986-1989).

15. Secretary of State of Sciese and Technology of the Federal Government (1990-1991).

16. D. Sc. “Honoris Causa” by the TECHNION - Israel Institute of Technology (1991).

17. Co-winner of the Mitchell Prize for Sustainable Development - U.S.A. (1991).

18. Minister of State of Education of the Federal Government (1991-1992).

19. Acting Secretary of State of Environment of the Federal Government (1992).

20. Visiting Professor Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University (1993-1994).21. Establishment of the “José Goldemberg Chair in Atmospheric Physics” at Tel Aviv University (1994).

22. Chairman of the Board of the International Energy Initiative (1995- ). 23. Visiting Professor, International Academy of the Environment, Geneva, Switzerland (1995).

24. Visiting Professor, Center for Latin American Studies , Stanford University (1996-1997).

25. Member of the Advisory Board of the Alliance for Global Sustainability (1997-2000).

26. Chairman of the World Energy Assessment (1998-2000).

27. Member of the Environmental Advisory Board of Asea Brown Bovery (ABB) (1998-2000).

28. Member of the World Commission on Dams (1998-2000)

29. Co-winner of the VOLVO Environment Prize 200030. Member of the National Council for Energy Policy of Brazil (1999-2001)