Pedro Fardim

Pedro Fardim

KU Leuven
BE

Title
Topochemical fractionation of hemicelluloses from biomass.

Bio

Pedro Fardim is Professor in Chemical Engineering at the KU Leuven in Belgium. He obtained his Doctor of Science in Chemistry at State University of Campinas, Brazil and his Habilitation in Chemical Engineering at Åbo Akademi University in Finland. He has also 9 years of experience in R&D&I in industry. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry and the International Academy of Wood Science, President of the European Polysaccharide Network of Excellence (EPNOE) Association, and a member of the American Chemical Society. His current research and education activities focuses on Topochemical Engineering for Health and Care. He published more than 150 papers and gave more than 100 invited talks.  Twitter: @Chemenghealth Web: www.pedrofardim.eu