Luiz Pereira Ramos

Title: Fed-batch enzymatic hydrolysis of steam-exploded sugarcane bagasse for the optimal production of cellulosic ethanol

Biography

Luiz Pereira Ramos has completed his MSc in 1988 at the Federal University of Paraná (UFPR), Brazil, and his PhD in 1992 at the University of Ottawa, Canada. He worked as Full Professor at the Department of Chemistry of UFPR until October 2019, and now is working as a Senior Professor at the Graduate Programs in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering of the same institution. He has published more than 160 papers in reputed journals (H-factor of 40) and has been serving as an Associated Editor of ACS Energy & Fuels since 2012, as well as an editorial board member of BioResources (Raleigh) and Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology. He leads many research activities in areas of wood and carbohydrate chemistry, biomass conversion processes, advanced biofuels, and other topics related to sustainable biorefineries. Also, he is member of the Board of Directors of Earth Renewable Technologies Inc., and acted as ad-hoc consultant for several companies, leading international science journals and both national and international funding agencies

Research Interest

BIOFUELS, BIOMASS CHEMISTRY, BIOREFINING

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