Graduated in Chemical Engineering by the Federal University of Bahia (1981), with specialization in Petrochemical Processing - Course of Eng. and Petrochemical Processing (CENPEQ) by UFBA / PETROBRAS / PETROQUISA (1981), Master of Science in Chemical Engineering by the State University of Campinas (1998) ), Doctor of Science in Chemical Engineering by the University of São Paulo (2003), post-doctorate in the Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse (2004) and post-doctorate by the University of São Paulo - Escola Politécnica (2005-2009). Worked as Process Engineer at COPENE's Technology Development Center (Current BRASKEM S.A.) from 1982 to 1989. Currently, has been Professor-Doctor at the Chemical Engineering Department at USP since May / 2010. From September / 2011 to January / 2014, she temporarily moved away from USP and worked at BRASKEM S.A. as Coordinator of the Prospecting and Evaluation of Petrochemical Technologies at The Corporate Innovation & Technology. Has experience in Research, Synthesis and Design of Processes and Teaching, acting mainly on the following themes: modeling, simulation and optimization of chemical processes, petroleum refining processes, CO2 conversion, natural gas conversion, catalytic processes, thermodynamics analysis, neural networks, multivariate statistical analysis for data analysis, water reuse, and technical, economic and environmental evaluation of processes.
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