Brazilian Fast Food Corporation
Meirelles A J A graduated in Food Engineering (Unicamp, 1980), Master’s degree in Food Engineering (Unicamp, 1984), PhD in Process Engineering at TH Merseburg (now Martin Luther Universität, Germany, 1987) and a PhD in Economics (IE- Unicamp, 1997). He is a professor at FEA -Unicamp and Fellow of CNPq Research Productivity - Level 1B. He has supervised 24 doctoral theses, 28 Master’s theses and 47 undergraduate research works, published 115 articles in professional journals, 176 full papers in conference proceedings, eight book chapters and a book. He has developed three patented processes or patent applications under review by the PTO. He was awarded the Young Scientist Award (First, 1989) and the Academic Recognition Award Zeferino Vaz (2001). He has conducted research in thermodynamics of phase equilibria, mass transfer phenomena and substances purification processes, with emphasis on the production of food fluids, oil and bioproducts derived biofuels and sugar cane.