Welcome A/Prof.Mário A. A. Cunha,Federal University of Technology – Paraná (UTFPR),Brazil to be the TPC!

A/Prof. Mário A. A. Cunha,Federal University of Technology – Paraná (UTFPR),Brazil

Associate Professor within the Department of Chemistry at the Federal University of Technology - Paraná (UTFPR, Brazil). He graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Industrial Chemistry (1998), and Applied Biochemistry (1999) from Universidade Estadual de Londrina (UEL). Received Master’s degree in Food Science from UEL (2002), and a Doctorate degree (2006) in Industrial Biotechnology from the School of Engineering of the University of São Paulo (EEL/USP, Brazil). He has supervised about 50 students on research projects and has served as reviewer for several international scientific journals. Published 63 peer reviewed scientific papers and 9 book chapters, and his research field includes biomass conversion, exocellular polysaccharides, fermentation technology, biofuels, and food technology.