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Luis Augusto Barbosa Cortez


Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). Núcleo Interdisciplinar de Planejamento Energético (NIPE)  (Institutional affiliation from the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Brazil

BSc in Agricultural Engineering from State University of Campinas - UNICAMP, Brazil (1980), MSc in Agricultural Engineering from Université Laval , Québec, Canada (1984) and PhD in Agricultural Engineering from Texas Tech University, USA (1989). Coordinator of the Energy Planning Center - NIPE-UNICAMP (1997-2002 and 2012-2013) and Adjunct Coordinator of Special Programs of FAPESP. Professor at FEAGRI-UNICAMP (1988-2017) and Administrative Coordinator of the ILUM School of Science at the Brazilian Center for Research in Energy and Materials - CNPEM (2021-2023). Works in the field of Bioenergy, mainly in sugarcane and corn ethanol, biofuels for aviation and maritime. Recently, has conducted works in verifying the potential ethanol production in selected countries of Latin America and Africa. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

Articles published in Pesquisa FAPESP Magazine about the researcher:
Fronteras del etanol de caña de azúcar 
On the frontiers of ethanol made from sugarcane 
Vuelo verde 
Green Flight 
Green Flight 
Vuelo verde 
Quality Bagasse 
Aprovechamiento total 
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FAPESP support in numbers * Updated June 22, 2024
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74 / 36   Completed research grants
14 / 0   Completed scholarships in Brazil
89 / 37   All research grants and scholarships

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