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Lawrence E. Susskind
Co-Director
Co-Principal Investigator

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David Laws
Co-Director
Co-Principle Investigator
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  Tatsujiro Suzuki
Senior Fellow,
Central Electricity Research Institute
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Hideaki Shiroyama
Associate Professor, Public Administration

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Masaru Yarime
Research Associate,
Research Center for Advanced Economic Engineering
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  Roland Scholz
Professor Natural and Social Science Interface

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Olaf Weber
Research fellow at Environmental Sciences:
Natural and Social Science Interface
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  Daniel Favrat
Professor at EPFL, Director of LENI

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Francois Marechal
Primary Assistant,
Laboratoire d'Energétique Industrielle (LENI)
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Jurgen Van der Heijden
Senior Advisor
Expertise Bureau of Innovative Policy Making
Principal Investigator
Center for Law and Public Interest, University of Amsterdam
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Adriaan Slob
Director, Program in Sustainable Development
TNO: Strategy, Technology and Policy
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Fran Soeterbroek
Senior Process Manager
Erasumus University, Rotterdam
Center for Public Management
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Wim Hafkamp
Professor
Erasmus University, Rotterdam
TNO: Strategy, Technology and Policy
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Jason Johnston
Professor, Director of the Program on Law and the Environment
University of Pennzylvania Law School
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Jeff Smoler

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
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Mark McDermid

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
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Lloyd Eagan

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
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Matt Joyce
Wisonsin Milk Marketing Board
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Department of Urban Studies and Planning
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139

Lawrence E. Susskind
Principal Investigator.

PhD, MIT
Ford Professor of Urban and Environmental Planning
Director, MIT-Harvard Public Disputes Program
Comparative Analysis of European, American and Japanese
Environmental Regulatory Strategies and their impact on the
Development and Use of Environmental Technologies; Analysis of the Use of Assisted Negotiation to Resolve Land Use Disputes in the United States.

Professor Susskind has served as Chair of the Department of Urban Studies and Planning and helped to found the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School. He is one of America's most experienced public dispute mediators and a leading figure in the dispute resolution field. He is president of the not-for-profit Consensus Building Institute and author of (most recently): The Consensus Building Handbook, Sage Publishers, 1999; Negotiating on Behalf of Others, Sage Publishers, 1999, Negotiating Environmental Agreements, Island Press, 1999 and The Uses and Organization of Environmental Policies Studies, Sage Publications, 1999.

Recent Awards:
1996 and 2000 Awards for Best Book in the Dispute Resolution Field: Dealing with An Angry Public, (with Patrick Field), Free Press, New York, 1996 and The Consensus Building Book, with Sarah McKearnan and Jennifer Thomas-Larmer, Sage, Thousand Oaks, California, 1999


Recent Publications (Selected) :
Better Environmental Policy Studies, (with Ravi Jain and Andrew Matyuk), Island Press, Washington, D.C., 2001.
Negotiating Environmental Agreements, (with Paul Levy and Jennifer Thomas-Larmer), Sage Publishers, Thousand Oaks, California, 1999.
Negotiating on Behalf of Others, (with Robert Mnookin), Sage Publishers, Thousand Oaks, California, 1999.
Environmental Diplomacy, Oxford University Press, 1995.
Former Chair of the MIT Department of Urban Studies and Planning; Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School; President of the Consensus Building Institute (a not-for-profit providing dispute resolution services around the world); Head of the Environmental Policy Group (EPG) at DUSP.


Contact Information:
Director, MIT-Harvard Public Disputes Program
Room 9-332
Department of Urban Studies and Planning
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139

susskind@mit.edu

Tel No: 617-253-2026

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David Laws
Project Administrator,
Lecturer

PhD, MIT
Lecturer in Environmental Policy, Lecturer and Project Manager, Environmental Technology and Public Policy Project. Teaches and conducts research on public policy, public participation, and alternative dispute resolution.

Special interests include ethics, approaches to democratic governance in environmental policy and management, and how policy-firm interactions shape the development of
environmental technology and industrial practice.

Publications include: "Talking with the Future, Sustainability as Intergenerational Dialogue,"(with L. Susskind, National Forum, 1995), and "Siting Solid Waste Management Facilities in the U.S.," (with L. Susskind) in the McGraw Hill Handbook of Integrated Solid Waste Management (1994).



Contact Information:

Room 9-326
Department of Urban Studies and Planning
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139
Tel No: 617-253-2084

dlaws@mit.edu

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University of Tokyo
Graduate School of Law and Politics/Faculty of Law
7-3-1, Hongo,
Bunkyo-ku,
Tokyo, 113-0033
Ph: +81-3-5841-3104
Fax: +81-3-5841-3291


Hideaki Shiroyama

Associate Professor, Public Administration

Function: Graduate School of Law and Politics, Faculty of Law Political Science Modern Public Administration
Job Title: Associate Professor
Theme: International Administration Environmental Policy Process
Keyword: International Administration Environmental Policy Process bureaucracy

Contact Information:
siroyama@j.u-tokyo.ac.jp

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Tatsujiro Suzuki
Senior Fellow, Central Electricity Research Institute
(Former Associate Professor of Nuclear Engineering)

Dr. Suzuki is Senior Research Scientist of Socio-economic Research Center at Central
Research Institute of Electric Power Industry (CRIEPI), Japan, and now a Professor of
Public Policy and Management of Keio University from May, 2001.
Dr. Suzuki received his bachelor’s degree in nuclear engineering in 1976 from University
of Tokyo, and MS degree in Technology and Policy in 1979 from the Massachusetts
Institute of Technology. He earned his Doctorate in Engineering from University of
Tokyo in 1988.

He joined the Boston Consulting Group, Inc., Tokyo, in 1978 and moved to
International Energy Forum, Tokyo, as a Senior Researcher. He was a Visiting Scientist
from 1986 at Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research (CEEPR),
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the U.S. At CEEPR, he also served
as Associate Director for the International Program on Enhanced Nuclear Power Plant
Safety from 1988 to 1992. He joined the Center for International Studies (CIS) at MIT
as a Research Associate in 1993 until he came back to Japan and joined CRIEPI in
October 1996. He was selected as an Abe Fellow (1995-96) and a Visiting Fellow at
Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU), University of Sussex, in 1995 and 1996. He was
also Visiting Associate Professor of “Sociotechnics of Nuclear Energy” (sponsored by
Japan Atomic Power Co.) of Department of Quantum Engineering and Systems
Science, University of Tokyo, Japan from October 1997 until September 2000.
His major research interests are: nuclear energy policy; science and technology policy;
energy and environment policy. Dr. Suzuki is a member of Japan Atomic Energy
Society, Research Planning and Management, Public Policy Society, and served as
consultant to both government and private institutions in the energy and environmental
policy fields.
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Masaru Yarime

Research Associate, Research Center for Advanced Economic Engineering
Masaru Yarime received his B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Tokyo in March 1993 and his M.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from the California Institute of Technology in June 1995. He joined the MERIT-UNU/INTECH PhD Programme in September 1995 and is currently working on his PhD dissertation on effects of environmental regulation on technological change in the chlor-alkali industry in Japan and Europe. Since October 1997 he has been an Affiliate Research Fellow of the Research into Artifacts, Center for Engineering, the University of Tokyo.
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Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
   

Roland Scholz
Professor for the Natural and Social Science Interface

Roland Scholz has been full Professor of Environmental and Environmental-Social Sciences at the ETH Zurich since 1993. He is responsible for the ETH-UNS case study of the Faculty of Environmental Sciences, for professional practical applications, for small Faculty XB case studies, and directs research projects.

Prof. Scholz was born on April 15, 1950 in Halle/Salle, Germany. He studied mathematics and psychology at the University of Marburg where he received his degree in mathematics in 1976. From 1976 to 1983 he was a scientific assistant and staff member in Social and Economic Psychological Research at the University of Mannheim (SFB 24). His doctoral dissertation was on the subject of negotiation in social psychology (Ph.D. 1979). From 1978 to 1993 he was scientific assistant and academic advisor in the Institute of Didactics in Mathematics, University of Bielefeld. From 1993 to 1995 he received a grant towards qualifying as a lecturer (habilitation) from the German Research Association; he completed his post-doctorate studies in Eugene, Oregon. He was awarded venia legendi in psychology at the University of Mannheim in 1987 (Dr.phil.habil.) for a thesis on cognitive decision-making research.

Since 1988 Prof. Scholz has headed the Society for Organization and Decision-making (Bielefeld-Stuttgart-Zurich). Personal Research Activities (Former and Present): - Bargaining and Negotiation - Decision Making under Uncertainty - Organizational Psychology and Decision Aid Use - Environmental Risk Assessment - Knowledge Representation and Integration - Case Study Methodology - Sustainability


Contact Information:

Roland W. Scholz, Prof. Dr.
Chair of Natural and Social Science Interface (ETH-UNS)
ETH-Zentrum HAD G12
CH - 8092 Zurich
ETH-Zentrum / Haldenbachstrasse 44

email: scholz@uns.umnw.ethz.ch

Web site

Phone: ++41 +1 632 5891

Fax: ++41 +1 632 10 29

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Olaf Weber

Research fellow at Environmental Sciences: Natural and Social Science Interface

Head of Sustainable Credit Management Group Coordinator of the Project Incorporating Environmental Concerns in Lending Decisions Lectures in Multivariate Statistics for Social Sciences Vorlesung Methoden der empirischen Sozialforschung fuer Agronomen (Stauffacher & Weber) Tutor at the UNS Case Study


Current Projects
Sustainability Benchmarking - Models of Sustainable Business Policies in European Banks
Incorporating Environmental Concerns in Lending Decisions
Impacts of Environmental Awareness and Regulations in Lending Practices in India
Perception of Companies environmental risk
Sustainability of Different Industrial Sectors
Acceptance of Nature Conservation by Interest Groups
Environmental and Job Attitudes in Switzerland and the UK
1997: Ph.D. (Dr. rer. nat.) in informatics, University of Bielefeld, Germany
1991: Diploma in Psychology (dipl. Psych), University of Mannheim

Contact Information:
Dr. Olaf Weber
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Environmental Sciences: Natural and Social Science Interface
ETH Center, HAD
CH-8092 Zürich

e-mail: weber@uns.umnw.ethz.ch

Tel: ++41-1-632 6444

Fax: ++41-1-632 1029

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Daniel Favrat

Professor at EPFL and Director of LENI

Education
1972, diplôme d'ingénieur mécanicien , EPFL
1976, Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering (Docteur ès sciences techniques), EPFL
Professional experience
Since 1988: Full professor at EPFL and Director of LENI
1979?: Senior Research Scientist, and then Manager of the Fluid Engineering Department of the European Resarch Institute of Atlas Copco (CERAC SA), Ecublens (Switzerland)
1976: Senior Research Engineer, Prod. & Res. Div., Esso Canada Ltd, Calgary
1972: Assistant at the Institute for Thermal Engineering of EPFL


Research
New methods for energy integration as well as thermoeconomic and environomic optimization of thermal systems. Heat pumps and Organic Rankine Cycles, convective boiling heat transfer. Heat engines with gaseous fuels.
Teaching
First cycle: thermodynamics & energetics. Second cycle: energetics (advanced power plants, renewable energy, heat pumps and HVAC, process integration, combustion). Third cycle (postgraduate
studies on Energy): thermodynamics & energetics, combustion, process integration, rational energy use in industry
Membership and Service in Professional Organizations, Honors
Recipient of the 1998 Price of Forum Engelberg Recipient of the best paper awward for 1998 from the Heat Transfer Division of ASME
Member of the Swiss Committee on Energy Research (CORE) since 1997
Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the "Revue Générale de Thermique" since 1997
Associate Member of the IIR (International Institute of Refrigeration) since 1996
Member of the Swiss Council for Science from 1996 to 2000 Member of the Technology Assessment group of the Swiss Council for Science since 1997
Head of the Swiss Team of the IEA Annex on Process Integration from 1995 to 2000
Member of the Committee of the International Festival of the Films on Energy (FIFEL)
Member SIA (Swiss Society of Engineers) since 1988
Member ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineering) since 1985
Member ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers) since 1982
Member ATEE (Association Technique Energie¯Environnement) since 1996
Founder Member of the CRETE (Interdepartmental Centre for Research and Teaching in Integrated Energy Technologies) at the EPFL
Member of the Academic Inter-Institutional Committee of the Postgraduate Studies in Energy (EPFL, ENSPM, IC, UPM) since 1989
Member of the Academic Committee of the Postgraduate Environmental Studies of EPFL since 1996
Vice-President of the Association of the professors of EPFL from 1991 to 1993 and member of the "assemblée" de l'EPFL from 1992 to 1993
President of the Research Committee of CREM (Center of Research for Energy Systems in Cities), from 1993 to 1997
External Member of the Research Committee (FoKo) of the Swiss National Laboratory, Paul Scherrer Institute, from 1993 to 1996
Head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering from 1993 to 1995
Representative EPFL to the "Beirat" on the research action of KTI on machine tools WZMO from 1995 to 1998 (residual from head of DGM)

Contact Information:
LENI - DGM - EPFL
Office: MEB A2.401
1015 Lausanne, Switzerland

Email: daniel.favrat@epfl.ch

Telephone: +41 21 693 3506

Fax: +41 21 693 3502

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Francois Marechal

Primary Assistant, Laboratoire d'Energétique Industrielle (LENI)

Education
Ph. D. Chemical Engineering
Research engineer in Computer Aided Process Engineering
Specialist in Energy Analysis and Synthesis of Industrial Processes, Rational Use of Energy and Optimization

Studies
- 2000 : spin-off creation seminars
- 1995 : Ph. D. in Applied Sciences University of Liège, Title: Method for the Energy Analysis and Synthesis of Industrial Processes
- 1981-1986: Chemical Engineer, University of Liège

Working experience

- Since 01/01/2001: 1rst assistant in LENI-DGM, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) Lausanne (CH). In charge of the R&D in system modelization and optimization.
- 01/03/1996-31/12/2000: Qualified Researcher in the LASSC (Laboratoire d'Analyse et de Synthèse des Systèmes Chimiques), Prof. Kalitventzeff, University of Liège (B).
• Leader of the EXSYS R&D team: "An expert system of energy savings technologies for the process industry" (CEU - JOULE funding).
- 09/01/1992-01/03/1996 : First Research Engineer in the LASSC.
• Leader of the SYNEP R&D team: "Energy synthesis in industrial processes" (CEC - JOULE funding)
• Leader of the ENES R&D team: "ENergy and Environment Synthesis of Industrial processes" (CEC - JOULE funding)
Responsible for the RTD developments and applications
- 01/01/1990-09/01/1992 : Research engineer in the LASSC.
• Leader of SYNEP R&D team: "Energy synthesis in industrial processes" (CEC funding)
• Participation as team leader for industrial consultancy applications: Crude oil unit revamping (Petrofina-B) (1990), Energy integration of a vacuum unit (Motor Oil-GR) (1990), Energy integration of a vinyl chloride site (Solvay-B) (1991), Evaluation of softwares for the follow-up of power plants (Electrabel-B) (1992), Development of the data reconciliation model of the nuclear power plant of KKL (Leibstadt-CH) (1992), Energy and Environment synthesis of the Kraft pulp process (CTP-F), Energy and Environment synthesis of the Brewing process (WS-Atkins-UK).
- 01/01/1988 - 12/31/1989 : IRSIA grant holder in LASSC.
• Research title: "Development of a methodology for the retrofit of utility networks".
- 09/01/1986 - 12/31/1987 : research engineer in LASSC.
• Development of EMS : Energy management system and SYNEP a tool for the energy integration of industrial processes (CEC and federal funding).

Contact Information:
LENI - DGM - EPFL
Officday, May 10th, 2005 MIT Room 4-237, 6pm-8pm: MEB A2.402
1015 Lausanne, Switzerland

E-mail: Francois.Marechal@epfl.ch

Telephone: +41 21 693 3516

Fax: +41 21 693 3502