Electo Silva Lora, Universidade Federal de Itajubá, Brazil
Electo Silva Lora has a research productivity grant from the National Research Council of Brazil. Graduated in thermal power engineering by the National Polytechnic University of Odessa in Ukraine (1981). Ph.D. by the Polytechnic University of St. Petersburg in Russia (1988). In 2014 did a Visiting Professor stage at the Washington State University with a Fulbright / CAPES Visiting Scholar grant. Full Professor of the Federal University of Itajubá and Coordinator of the NEST research group. Has experience in biomass energy conversion, cogeneration, CSP, thermal power generation and LCA. It has published 86 papers, 15 books and supervised 18 Ph.D and 49 master thesis.