Alejandro Heriberto Buschmann Rubio, Universidad de Los lagos in Puerto Montt, Chile

Alejandro H. Buschmann - Fulltime Professor at Universidad de Los Lagos, authoring over 100 papers in international journals and book chapters, studying coastal ecology focusing on the role of seaweed, seaweed cultivation and management, seeking for the development of aquaculture management strategies, mainly on integrated multi-trophic aquaculture (IMTA) and kelp ecology. His scientific achievements, granted him in 2013 to be elected as Number Member by the Chilean Academy of Science. Currently he is part of editorial committees for Algal Research, Journal of Phycology, Aquaculture Environment Interactions, Perspectives in Phycology and Aquaculture. Also he was the last President of the International Seaweed Association (ISA).