The Ge4 Advisory Board consists of persons who are in charge of Ge4 at their home universities. It offers advice and guide to the Ge4 Executive Direction, is keeping informed of new activities and provides suggestions and help.
Master of Arts in French and Spanish philology and Idustrial engineering, University of
Zürich, Switzerland. 1992 - 1997 Professor of languages, cultural and social education at
Agricultural High school in Albi, France. Since 1997 at "Mines Albi", a French Grande Ecole
Engineering school. Head of students support department, internships and academic exchanges
in charge of International Relations with North America and Europe. Ge4 member since 2001,
in charge of Latin American exchanges since 2013 and member of the Ge4 IAC (International
Advisory Committee) since 2016.
Dr. Nordin graduated with BE (Hons) in Civil Engineering from Salford University (1988),
MSc. in Offshore Engineering from Cranfield University (1992) and PhD in Civil and Offshore
Engineering from Heriot–Watt University, United Kingdom (1999). He is a Professor in
Structural Integrity at the Faculty of Civil Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
(UTM). He has been with UTM since 1988. Currently, he is the Assistant to the
Vice-Chancellor and Senior Director of UTM International where he is responsible of
planning, strategising and executing the internationalisation policies and initiatives at
UTM. He also has performed several senior administrative responsibilities in UTM including
the Dean of School of Graduate Studies, Senate Member, Deputy Director for the University
Marketing. He has served at other positions such as the Manager of International Students
Affairs at UTM and the Deputy Dean and Head of Department at the Faculty of Civil
Guy Fournier is Professor affiliated to Pforzheim University in Germany and an expert in
industrial ecology. French born and equipped with a German Doctorate Degree, he has worked
primarily in the technology sector in several countries in Europe prior to joining academia.
His core interest and expertise, honed by many projects, rests within international economy,
sustainable development and new innovative business models. Here he has guided
municipalities and companies of German industry towards more eco-friendly and sustainable
approaches to energy consumption and mobility, engaging users and producers of cars. In 2012
he got the Award of excellence in teaching from the engineering faculty and the University
of Applied Sciences in Pforzheim and in 1994 the Award of best phd in Germany from
SEL-Alcatel Stiftung für Kommunikationsforschung (Stuttgart). He is responsible for
international development of the Engineering faculty and author of many contributions to
journals and books.
Prof. Andrey Bratsikhin, since August 2012 – director of Civil Building, Transport and
Mechanical Engineering Institute and Head of Technological Equipment Department at North
Caucasus Federal University, Stavropol, Russia.