Garcia Amaia Lusa
Amaia Lusa Garcia is a University Professor of the Department of Business Organization of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. She is an Industrial Engineer and holds a PhD from the UPC. She teaches at the ETSEIB enginnering school (Barcelona), in courses of quantitative methods, organizational engineering and logistics. Her research activity, at the IOC Research Institute of the UPC, focuses, on the one hand, on the development and application of quantitative techniques for the resolution of supply chain design and planning problems and, on the other hand, in the design of methodologies and instruments to detect and eliminate gender inequalities. She has participated in numerous research projects and is the author or co-author of books and papers published in international reference journals. She is a member of the research groups of the UPC SCOM and GIOPACT (Gender Equality at Architecture, Science and Technology). She works on Gender Equality issues since 1997 and she is one of the people that designed the 1st Gender Equality Plan at UPC in 2007. She is the responsible, at UPC, of the GEECCO H2020 project (Gender Equality in Engineering through Communication and Engineering), and she is a permanent member of the Gender Equality Unit of UPC.