Researcher, Department of Food Technology and Science, Bioprocess Intensification Group, Federal University of Santa Maria, UFSM, Santa Maria, RS, Brazil.
Dr. Mariany Costa Deprá is currently a researcher at the Department of Food Technology and Science, Federal University of Santa Maria. She has a masters and doctorate in food science and technology from the Federal University of Santa Maria. She has published more than 50 publications/communications, including 17 original research papers, 12 book chapters, 30 research communications at national and international conferences, and has registered 1 patent. She has experience in the field of environmental biotechnology, with an emphasis on microalgae and mass balance. Her research interest includes process engineering with an emphasis on sustainability metrics and indicators and life cycle assessment.