Researcher’s Profile

Waste bins in Prague

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Academic background:

BA Architecture - Mexico City, Mexico

MSc Urban studies - Weimar, Germany


Research Focus:

Domestic waste, Urban behavior, social ecology, housing, neighborhood structure


Field of expertise:

waste trends in urban settlements, municipal composting


Industry:

waste management, urban development, local government, environmental education


Regional expertise:

Latin America


Institutional affiliation:

BAUHAUS UNIVERSITÄT-WEIMAR

Faculty of Architecture

Department of Spatial Planning and Research

Supervisor: Prof. Dr.Phil Habil Max Welch Guerra

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Nathalie Jean Baptiste continues her doctoral research on people and the organic waste they produce as a Visiting Scholar at the University of Sydney collaborating with experts from the Environment, Behavior and Society Research Group at the Faculty of Architecture Design and Planning. Since 2004 she has worked subsequently in Mexico City and Hamburg in the field of waste management tackling issues related to the biological treatment of household waste. Her major fields of interest are waste trends and social issues in developing communities, as well as waste behavior and attitudes in household settings.

BAUHAUS UNIVERSITÄT-WEIMAR

Faculty of Civil engineering

Department of Waste Management

Supervisor: Prof. Dr.Ing Habil Werner Bidlingmaier

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UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY

Visiting scholar

Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning

Environment, Behavior & Society Research Group

Supervisor: Prof. Emeritus Gary Moore

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Price:

2007 - Peter Schumacher Price for best practical work  in the municipal waste department in Hamburg, (Stadtreinigung  Hamburg), Germany.


Research Grant:

DAAD scholarship fellow


Language:

French, English, Spanish, Creole, German


Work location: Germany, Mexico, Australia

Jean-Baptiste N., 2008. Behavior and Attitudes Changes Needed for Improving Biological Treatments of Organic Waste in Latin American Communities. In Orbit 2008 Sixth International Conference Proceedings. Wageningen, The Netherlands 13-15 October 2008. Weimar: Verlag ORBIT e.V.


Jean-Baptiste N., 2007. People nature and Waste: The ecological value of waste in urban areas - Case of Jiutepec, Mexico. Weimar: Institut for European Urban Studies


Jean-Baptiste N., Bidlingmaier W., 2007. People and Waste: Understanding the real value of waste in Morelos, Mexico. In

Sardinia 2007 Eleventh International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium Proceedings. S. Margherita di Pula,

Cagliari, Italy 1-5 October 2007. Gagliari: Environmental Sanitary Engineering Centre (CISA)


Jean-Baptiste N., Cordova A., 2007. Factors affecting the Success or Failure of Large-Scale Composting Facilities in Mexico. In 2007 International Conference on Sustainable Sanitation. Dongsheng, Ordos, China 26-29 August 2007.


Jean-Baptiste N. (eds), 2007. Manual for producing Compost from Organic Waste in the City of Dar es Salaam,

Hamburg, Stadtreinigung Hamburg


Jean-Baptiste N., 2006. Urban Mining: The Retrieval of Secondary Material in Hamburg in Model Projects. Wei-

mar: Bauhaus University, Institute for European Studies


Jean-Baptiste N., 2006. Mexico Stadt und Der Müll. Hamburg: Stadtreinigung Hamburg


Jean-Baptiste et al. 2004 - Ecosan Data sheet, Sarar Transformacion S.C. & GTZ

November 2008 - Weimar, Germany

Department of Spatial Planning and Research, Bauhaus University -Weimar

Topic: Integrating Society, the urban environment and organic waste management: Model for latin American communities


Octubre 2008 - Wageningen, The Nerthelands

Conference Orbit 2008, Sixth International Conference

Topic: Behavior and Attitudes Changes Needed for Improving Biological Treatments of Organic Waste in Latin American Communities.


September 2008 - Sydney, Australia

Environment, Behaviour and Society Research Group, University of Sydney

Topic: Dimensionalizing the Concepts of People and Organic waste: A moderation session


May 2008 - Sydney, Australia

Environment, Behaviour and Society Research Group, University of Sydney

Topic: The Ecological Value of Waste in Urban Areas- Case of Jiutepec in Mexico


October 2007- Sardinia, Italy

Conference Sardinia 2007 Eleventh International Waste Management and Landfill

Topic: People & Waste: Understanding the real value of waste in Morelos, Mexico.


February 2007 -Weimar, Germany

International Forum - Model project, Institute of European Urban Studies, Bauhaus University

Topic: Recycling trends in Hamburg: the acceptance of the yellow packaging bins in North Hamburg


October 2004 - Mexico City, Mexico

DAAD Mexico, Jornada de Coorperación en Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades México

Topic: Experiencia de intercambio academico en Alemania

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