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Luciana Porto de Souza Vandenberghe


Luciana Porto de Souza Vandenberghe

Full Professor

Universidade Federal do Paraná, Brazil

Dr. Luciana Porto de Souza Vandenberghe is Full Professor of the Department of Bioprocess Engineering and Biotechnology, Federal University of Paraná, Curitiba, Brazil. Dr Vandenberghe obtained her PhD degree in Génie de Procédés Industriels - Biotechnologie from Université de Technologie de Compiègne (2000), France.

Her areas of interest include Bioprocess Engineering & Biotechnology and Industrial Microbiology, with focus on valorization of solid and liquid agro-industrial products through submerged and solid-state fermentation for biomolecules production including biofuels, industrial enzymes, organic acids, bioplastics and plant growth hormones. She has published 126 papers, 1 book, 53 book chapters and 23 patents. Actually, she is Associate Editor of Bioresource Technology (Elsevier) and Editorial Board Member of Biotechnology Research and Innovation Journal (Brazilian Biotechnology Association).