Laboratory of Macromolecules, Division of Metrology Applied to life Science – National Institute of Metrology, Quality and Technology – INMETRO, Duque de Caxias – RJ, Brazil..
Michel Brienzo is researcher at São Paulo State University (Unesp), working in the Institute of Bioenergy Research (IPBEN). Dr. Brienzo is a Biochemical Engineer with emphasis in Biotechnology and Ph.D. in Science in Applied Microbiology area from University of São Paulo (USP). The main field of research is biomass conversion and characterization for bioenergy and biorefinery. Dr. Brienzo is coordinator of the Biomass Conversion and Characterization Laboratory with main focus on biomass valorization, developing process for polysaccharides and derivatives production that can be converted in high-value products and biofuels.