Dr. Façanha is a transportation engineer with 15 years of experience in the transportation industry. At the ICCT, he leads a modeling team responsible for the development and use of national and global emission inventory models. He is also responsible for the coordination of ICCT’s activities in Brazil. In addition, his expertise includes life-cycle assessments of transportation systems, including fuels, vehicles, and transportation infrastructure. Dr. Façanha holds a Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley and an M.S. in Transportation Management from Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden. Dr. Façanha was raised in Brazil and is fluent in English, Portuguese and Spanish.