Analyst

Green Chemistry

Research Biography

Graduation in Chemistry by Universidade Federal de São Carlos (UFSCar),Master Degree in Chemical Engineering  by Universidade Federal de São Carlos (UFSCar) and Doctorate (in progress) by Chemical Institute of Universidade de São Paulo- IQSC.  Expertise in lignocellulosic materials pretreatment, including optimization and scale-up.

Education

2013 – Present

Ph.D. in Chemistry (in progress).
Federal University of São Paulo (USP) – Chemistry Institute of São Carlos (IQSC) – São Carlos-SP, Brazil.


2009 – 2010

M.Sc. in Chemistry Engineering.
Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCar) – São Carlos-SP, Brazil.
Title: Pré-tratamento Alcalino (NaOH) do bagaço de cana-de-açúcar para a produção de etanol e obtenção de xilooligômeros.


2005 – 2008

B.Sc. in Chemistry with Technological-Industrial Attributions.
Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCar) – São Carlos-SP, Brazil.

Areas of Expertise
  1. Lignocellulosic materials pretreatment;
  2. Scale-up process.
Selected Publications and Patents

Selected Publications

  • ROCHA, GEORGE JACKSON DE MORAES ; NASCIMENTO, VIVIANE MARCOS ; GONÇALVES, ADILSON ROBERTO ; SILVA, VINICIUS FERNANDES NUNES ; MARTÍN, CARLOS . Influence of mixed sugarcane bagasse samples evaluated by elemental and physical-chemical composition. Industrial Crops and Products (Print), v. 64, p. 52-58, 2015.
  • ROCHA, G.J.M. ; GONÇALVES, A.R. ; NAKANISHI, S.C. ; NASCIMENTO, V.M. ; SILVA, V.F.N. . Pilot scale steam explosion and diluted sulfuric acid pretreatments: Comparative study aiming the sugarcane bagasse saccharification. Industrial Crops and Products (Print), v. 74, p. 810-816, 2015.
  • ROCHA, GEORGE JACKSON MORAES ; NASCIMENTO, VIVIANE MARCOS ; SILVA, VINICIUS FERNANDES NUNES DA ; CORSO, DÉBORA LEE SIMÕES ; GONÇALVES, ADILSON ROBERTO . Contributing to the environmental sustainability of the second generation ethanol production: Delignification of sugarcane bagasse with sodium hydroxide recycling. Industrial Crops and Products (Print), v. 59, p. 63-68, 2014.
  • OLIVEIRA, LUIS R.M. ; NASCIMENTO, VIVIANE M. ; GONÇALVES, ADILSON R. ; ROCHA, GEORGE J.M. . Combined process system for the production of bioethanol from sugarcane straw. Industrial Crops and Products (Print), v. 58, p. 1-7, 2014.
  • ROCHA, GEORGE JACKSON DE MORAES ; NASCIMENTO, VIVIANE MARCOS ; DA SILVA, VINICIUS FERNANDES NUNES . Enzymatic Bioremediation of Effluent from Sugarcane Bagasse Soda Delignification Process. Waste and Biomass Valorization, v. 5, p. 1-11, 2014.
  • OLIVEIRA, L. R. M. ; NASCIMENTO, V. M. ; CORSO, D. L. S. ; SILVA, V. ; ROCHA, G. J. M. ; GONCALVES, A. R. . EFFECTS OF ALKALINE ORGANOSOLV DELIGNIFICATION ON ENZYMATIC CONVERSION OF CELLULOSE FROM SUGARCANE BAGASSE PRETREATED BY STEAM EXPLOSION. EFFECTS OF ALKALINE ORGANOSOLV DELIGNIFICATION ON ENZYMATIC CONVERSION OF CELLULOSE FROM SUGARCANE BAGASSE PRETREATED BY STEAM EXPLOSION, v. 7, p. 1-10, 2013.
  • ROCHA, GEORGE J. M. ; SILVA, VINÍCIUS F. N. ; MARTÍN, CARLOS ; GONÇALVES, ADILSON R. ; NASCIMENTO, VIVIANE MARCOS ; SOUTO-MAIOR, ANA M. . Effect of Xylan and Lignin Removal by Hydrothermal Pretreatment on Enzymatic Conversion of Sugarcane Bagasse Cellulose for Second Generation Ethanol Production. Sugar Tech, v. 15, p. 390-398, 2013.
  • SOUZA-CORRÊA, J. A. ; OLIVEIRA, C. ; WOLF, L. D. ; NASCIMENTO, V. M. ; ROCHA, G. J. M. ; AMORIM, J. . Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Pretreatment of Sugarcane Bagasse: The Influence of Moisture in the Ozonation Process. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, v. 171, p. 104-116, 2013.

Book Chapter

  • de Moraes Rocha, George Jackson ; Nascimento, Viviane Marcos ; DA SILVA, VINICIUS FERNANDES NUNES ; Chandel, Anuj Kumar . Scale-up Pretreatment Studies on Sugarcane Bagasse and Straw for Second-Generation Ethanol Production. Biofuels in Brazil. 1ed.: Springer International Publishing, 2014, v. , p. 225-254.