Antonio J. A. Meirelles has a degree in Food Engineering from the State University of Campinas (UNICAMP, 1980), a Master's degree in Food Engineering from UNICAMP (1984), a PhD in Thermal Process Engineering from Technische Hochschule Merseburg (currently Martin Luther Universität, Germany, 1987) and PhD in Economic Science from UNICAMP (1997). He is a Full Professor at the State University of Campinas. He has experience in Food Science and Technology, with emphasis on Phase Equilibrium and Separation Processes, working mainly on the following topics: vapor-liquid, liquid-liquid and solid-liquid equilibria of fatty systems and aqueous solutions, distillation, liquid-liquid extraction, adsorption, refining of vegetable oils, alcoholic distillation and purification of biomolecules. He also develops research activities at the interface of process engineering with the production of bioenergy, of bio-products and bio-refineries. His activities in economics focused on monetary theory and the development of macroeconomic models inspired by the works of Minsky, Kalecki, Dutt and Foley.
(Source: Lattes Curriculum)