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Carlos Ricardo Soccol


Carlos Ricardo Soccol

Universidade Federal do Parana, Brazil

Professor Carlos Ricardo Soccol is the research group leader of Department of Bioprocesses Engineering and Biotechnology (DEBB) at UFPR. Professor Soccol has experience in bioprocesses/biological engineering, industrial biotechnology, green fuels technology, applied microbiology and fermentation technology. The research carried out till-date has credited him with 1.301 publications, including patents (101), books (26), book chapters (165), original papers (425) and research communications in conferences/symposia (584). The research articles have so far been cited more than 28.000 times at Google Scholar Citations with Index h =79. It has also led successful Advisor of 83 PhD students, 130 Master’s students and 22 post doctorate students. In 2001, He coming Professor HDR in Agri-Foods Biotechnology at University of Marseille-France.

He was visitor professor at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland (2009), University Lille 1-France (2014) and University Blaise Pascal, Clermont Ferrand-France (2015). He received several national and international awards, including the Science and Technology award of the Government of Paraná (1996), Best Scientific Achievement of the Year 2001 by Ministry of Sugar of Cuba (MINAZ), The Scopus/Elsevier Award (2009), Dr Honoris Causa, University Blaise Pascal-France (2010), Outstanding Scientist at 5th International Conference on Industrial Bioprocesses, Taipei, Taiwan, Henri Nestlé Award - Nestlé, Brazil (2014), Scientist of the Year - Nanocell Institute (2017), Medal of Scientific Merit by Ministry Science Technology and Innovation - Brazilian Government (2018). Since 2014, Prof. Soccol is member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences. Editor in chief of the Journal Biotechnology Research Innovation. He also holds the position of scientist IA of CNPq, Brazil. He is a technical and scientific consultant of several companies, agencies and Co-editor and Editorial Boarding member of Scientifics journals.