Biomass Production

Ricardo Bordonal is Agronomic Engineer (2009), and holds a master’s degree (2012) and a Ph.D. (2016) in Agronomy (Crop Production) from the Sao Paulo State University (UNESP) – College of Agricultural and Veterinarian Sciences (FCAV), Jaboticabal campus. He conducted part of his doctoral research as a visiting graduate student (2013-2014) at Carbon Management and Sequestration Center (C-MASC) – The Ohio State University, USA. Ricardo also holds a Specialist’s degree (2012) in Environmental Management from the Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCAR) and concluded postdoctoral research (2016-2016) at the Brazilian Bioethanol Science and Technology Laboratory (CTBE), which belongs to the National Center for Research in Energy and Materials (CNPEM) located in Campinas/SP. Since 2016, he is Specialist in Biomass Production at CTBE/CNPEM, conducting research related to the agronomic and environmental implications of straw removal for bioenergy production, with emphasis on soil quality and biomass production. His expertise is associated with environmental and agricultural sciences, especially on the following research topics: bioenergy, sugarcane management, greenhouse gas inventory, climate change, soil use and management, sustainability and biomass production.