Current research focuses on bio-oil up-grade under mild reactions conditions to produce besides amorphous also carbon nanostructures and magnetic sulfonated carbon materials. She also wants to study the purification of carbon nanostructures using in situ techniques.
Postdoctoral Fellow under supervision of prof.dr.ir. Bert Weckhuysen and dr Robin Geitenbeek at the faculty of Inorganic Chemistry and Catalysis, Utrecht University. Focus of research: “Bio-oil up-grade to produce carbon nanostructures monitored by in situ techiniques”.
PhD candidate under supervision of prof.dr. Rochel Montero Lago and prof. dr Ana Paula de Carvalho Teixeira at Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil. Focus research: “Heterogeneous acid catalysts based on biomass for biodiesel production by esterification reactions”
Master’s degree in “Chemistry”, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil.
Thesis entitled: “Heterogeneous basic catalysts for biodiesel production based on serpentinite rock”.
Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Federal University of Viçosa, Brazil.
Born in Arcos, MG, Brazil.