Excm. Sr. Àlex AGUILAR i VILA
Biological Section (5rd)
Speciality: Biology of vertebrates
Ingress date: 21.11.2019
Biographical note: Bachelor in Biology and doctor in Animal Biology by the University of Barcelona, where he is currently a Professor of Animal Biology and Vice President of Projection and Internationalization. At the same university he was previously Vice President of Innovation and Knowledge Transfer (2008-2010) and Director of the Institute for Research on Biodiversity-IRBio (2013-2016). His research has focused on the study of marine vertebrates and marine ecotoxicology. He has written more than 250 articles or book chapters and 12 books, and has directed 14 doctoral theses. He has received the European Prize of the Ford Conservation Foundation (1992), the Pew Marine Conservation Award (2001), the Rei Jaume I Prize for the Protection of the Environment of the Generalitat Valenciana (2004) and the Prize for Environmental Research of the Generalitat de Catalunya (2010).