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Juan Manuel Zolezzi Cid
UNESCO Chair on inclusion in higher education
UNESCO Chairholder
Santiago de Chile, CHILE

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Likewise, he has outstanding functions as Vice President of the Andean Region Countries of the Inter American University Organization, President of the Directorate of the CIEN AUSTRAL Center of Research in Nutrition and Food Technology and Sustainability, Vice President of the Matucana Cien Cultural Center, among others.  In the year 2007, former President of the Republic of Chile Ms. Michelle Bachelet Jeria, appointed him as member of the Presidential Assistant Council for Higher Education and, in the year 2009, she appointed him as member of the Nuclear Energy Chilean Commission.
In the year 2006, he was elected as President by the academics of this University. In the same period, he assumed to date the important mission of presiding over the State Universities Consortium, where he has put the State Public Higher Education in the citizens’ discussion arena.

Together with his work as main and alternate researcher in important Fondecyt projects and as an evaluator of scientific papers, presented at national and international congresses, he has carried out since 1976 a fruitful work as academic of the Universidad de Santiago where he has taught undergraduate and graduate classes at the Department of Electrical Engineering. In this institution, he has had different functions, such as Department Director and Planning and Informatics Director.

Juan Manuel Zolezzi Cid is an Electrical Civil Engineer from Universidad Técnica del Estado, Master in Engineering Sciences from  Universidad de Chile and Doctor in Engineering Sciences from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. | Ph: +34 93 401 70 09 | C. Sant Antoni Maria Claret 167, Pav. Sant Leopold S1, Recinte Històric de Sant Pau. E-08025 Barcelona