Integrated Assessment of Biorefineries
Mateus Ferreira Chagas
Bachelor’s at Chemical Engineering from the University of Campinas (2011). Currently he is developing his doctorate thesis in Chemical Engineering at the School of Chemical Engineering of Unicamp. Since January 2012 holds the analyst role at the Brazilian Bioethanol Science and Technology Laboratory (CTBE) of the Brazilian Center for Research in Energy and Materials (CNPEM), working with modeling and simulation of agricultural systems for biomass production and Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of biorefineries products. He integrates the development team of the Virtual Sugarcane Biorefinery (VSB), an assessment tool used to evaluate, considering the three pillars of sustainability (economic, environmental and social), the integration of new technologies in the sugarcane production chain.
He has participated in the implementation of scientific and technical projects related to VSB, with publication of several technical reports, book chapters, and papers in international journals, conference proceedings and sectoral technical communication.