Analyst

Integrated Assessment of Biorefineries

Research Biography

Technological development analyst position at the Brazilian Bioethanol Science and Technology Laboratory (CTBE) of the Brazilian Center for Research in Energy and Materials (CNPEM). Research topics: economic, social and environmental impact assessment, techno-economic analysis, input-output analysis, life cycle assessment, environmental and socioeconomic impacts of technologies.

Education

2012 – 2016

Postdoctoral.
Brazilian Bioethanol Science and Technology Laboratory (CTBE/CNPEM) – Campinas-SP, Brazil / Engineering and Public Policy of Carnegie Mellon University  – Pittsburgh, United States.


2008 – 2012

Ph.D. in Food Engineering.
Universiy of Campinas – Campinas-SP, Brazil.


2006 – 2008

M.Sc. in Food Engineering.
Universiy of Campinas – Campinas-SP, Brazil.


2001 – 2006

B.Sc. in Food Engineering.
Universiy of Campinas – Campinas-SP, Brazil.

Areas of Expertise

Economic, social and environmental impact assessment, techno-economic analysis, input-output analysis, life cycle assessment, environmental and socioeconomic impacts of technologies.

Selected Publications and Patents

Selected Publications:

  • Souza, A.; Watanabe, M.D.B.; Cavalett, O.; Ugaya, C.M.L.; Bonomi, A. Social life cycle assessment of first and second-generation ethanol production technologies in Brazil. The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, published online, 2016. doi:10.1007/s11367-016-1112-y.
  • Milanez, A. Y.; Nyko, D.; Valente, M. S.; Sousa, L. C.; Bonomi, A.; Jesus, C.D.F.; Chagas, M.F.; Watanabe, M.D.B.; Rezende, M.C.A.F.; Cavalett, O.; Junqueira, T. L.; Gouveia, V. L. R. De promessa a realidade: como o etanol celulósico pode revolucionar a indústria da cana-de-açúcar? Uma avaliação do potencial competitivo e sugestões de política pública. BNDES Setorial, v. 41, p. 237-294, 2015.
  • Watanabe, M.D.B.; Chagas, M.F.; Cavalett, O.; Guilhoto, J.J.M.; Griffin, W. M.; Cunha, M.P.; Bonomi, A. Hybrid Input-Output Life Cycle Assessment of First- and Second-Generation Ethanol Production Technologies in Brazil. Journal of Industrial Ecology, published online, 2015. doi: 10.1111/jiec.12325
  • Watanabe, M.D.B.; Ortega, E. Dynamic emergy accounting of water and carbon ecosystem services: A model to simulate the impacts of land-use change. Ecological Modelling, v. 271, p. 113-131, 2014. doi:10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2013.03.006
  • Watanabe, M.D.B.; Ortega, E.; Bergier, I.; Silva, J.S.V. Nitrogen cycle and ecosystem services in the Brazilian La Plata Basin: anthropogenic influence and climate change. Brazilian Journal of Biology (Impresso), v. 72, p. 691-708, 2012. doi: 10.1590/S1519-69842012000400008
  • Watanabe, M.D.B.; Ortega, E. Ecosystem services and biogeochemical cycles on a global scale: valuation of water, carbon and nitrogen processes. Environmental Science & Policy, p. 594-604, 2011. doi: 10.1016/j.envsci.2011.05.013

Chapters in edited books:

  • Watanabe, M.D.B.; Pereira, L.G.; Chagas, M.F.; Cunha, M. P.; Jesus, Charles D.F.; Souza, A.; Rivera, E. C.; Maciel Filho, R.; Cavalett, O.; Bonomi, A. Sustainability Assessment Methodologies. In: Bonomi, A., Cavalett, O., Pereira da Cunha, M., Lima, M.A.P. (Org.). Green Energy and Technology. 1ed.: Springer International Publishing, 2016, v. 1, p. 155-188.
  • Junqueira, T.L.; Moraes, B.; Gouveia, V.L.R.; Chagas, M.F.; Morais, E.R.; Watanabe, M. D.B.; Zaiat, M.; Bonomi, A. Use of VSB to Plan Research Programs and Public Policies. In: Bonomi, A.; Cavalett, O.; Pereira da Cunha, M.; Lima, M.A.P.. (Org.). Green Energy and Technology. 1ed.: Springer International Publishing, 2016, v. 1, p. 257-282.
  • Dias, Marina O. S.; Junqueira, Tassia L.; Sampaio, Isabelle L. M.; Chagas, M.F.; Watanabe, M.D.B.; Morais, E.R.; Gouveia, V.L.R.; Klein, B.C.; Rezende, M.C.A.F.; Cardoso, T.F.; Souza, A.; Jesus, C.D.F.; Pereira, L.G.; Rivera, E.C.; Maciel Filho, R.; Bonomi, A. Use of the VSB to Assess Biorefinery Strategies. In: Bonomi, A.; Cavalett, O.; Cunha, M.P.; Lima, M.A.P. (Org.). Green Energy and Technology. 1ed.: Springer International Publishing, 2016, v.1 p. 189-256.
  • Cavalett, O.; Watanabe, M.D.B.; Souza, A.; Chagas, M.F.; Junqueira, T.L.; Bonomi, A. Biofuels from Terrestrial Biomass. In: Jo Dewulf, Steven De Meester, Rodrigo Alvarenga. (Org.). Sustainability Assessment of Renewables-Based Products. 1ed.: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 2015, v. 1, p. 275-288.
  • Ortega, E.; Watanabe, M.D.B.; Cavalett, O. A produção de etanol em micro e minidestilarias. In: Luís Augusto Barbosa Cortez, Electo Eduardo Silva Lora, Edgardo Olivares Gómez. (Org.). Biomassa para energia. 1ed.Campinas: Editora da Unicamp, 2008, v., p. 475-490.

Prêmios


2008 – 1º Lugar II Jornada Científica AB3E (Associação Brasileira de Estudos em Energia).

2012 – 2º Lugar  (7th Emergy Synthesis Poster Award).