University of São Paulo
Vahan Agopyan is full professor at Materials and Components for Civil Construction at POLI and member of the Conselho Brasileiro de Construção Sustentável. Since 2018 he is the rector of the University of São Paulo. As President of the University, he has committed to the HeForShe Campaign. Before his current post he was the Dean of the post-graduation, Chief executive officer and advisor of the Instituto de Pesquisas Tecnológicas (IPT); Vice-president and advisor of the International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction among others. He graduated in Civil Engineering at the Escola Politécnica of the Universidade de São Paulo (POLI). He holds a Master’s degree in Urban Engineering and Civil Constructions also at POLI and a PhD in Civil Engineering from King’s College London.