Brazilian Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services/BPBES
Carlos Alfredo Joly is the Co-Chair of the Brazilian Platform for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services/BPBES. He has been a member of the Panel of Experts of the Intergovernmental Platform for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services/IPBES. He is a member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences/ABC, the Scientific Council of the Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research/IAI, Chair of the BIOTA/FAPESP Program, Editor-in-chief of the journal BIOTA NEOTROPICA, and Professor of Plant Ecology at the Institute of Biology of UNICAMP.
Biologist, graduated from USP in 1976, obtained his MSc in Plant Biology at UNICAMP (1979) and his PhD in Plant Ecophysiology at the University of St. Andrews / Scotland (1982). He published more than 100 scientific papers in his area of expertise, 12 books, guided 27 masters and 26 doctors. In Google Scholar there are more than 7000 citations and indexes h = 44 and i10 = 92.
At UNICAMP he coordinated 3 Postgraduate Programs (Ecology, Plant Biology and Environment and Society), was Head of the Department of Plant Biology (1987/89 and 2006/10) and Dean of Graduate Studies (1996/98). In public administration he worked at the Secretary of Environment of the State of São Paulo (1995) and the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (2011/12).
Due to his performance, he received two times the Henry Ford Prize, the Young Scientist Prize of the CNPq, the Scientific Merit Medal of the Federal Government and the Muriqui Prize of the Mata Atlântica Biosphere Reserve.
Currently he is the coordinator of a large research project - LTER/BIOTA Functional Gradient of the Atlantic Forest, supported by CNPq and FAPESP.