Dr. Sueli Rodrigues is Full Professor at the Food Engineering Department at the Federal University of Ceará (Brazil). She works mainly on the following topics: product and process development, use of regional and low-cost raw materials, non-thermal processing and emerging technologies, use of agro-industrial waste, biotechnological processes, enzymatic systems, chromatography and fruit processing.
She published more than 180 papers in indexed journals and more than 200 communications in conferences. She is a reviewer of several international journals, Associate Editor of Food and Bioprocess Technology (Springer) and Food Science and Technology (Scielo).
Dr. Sueli Rodrigues supervised 50 Bachelor’s students (scientific initiation) and 25 Master’s and 13 PhD students as principal advisor and supervised 11 postdoctoral fellows. She has a collaboration with several institutions such as Departments of Chemical Engineering of UFRN, Embrapa Tropical Agroindustry, UFPE, UFRPE, Department of Food Technology of UFS, IFRJ- Rio de Janeiro, Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT-Ireland); Teagasc (Ireland), University of Minho (Portugal) and Universidad Politécnica de Valencia. She is deputy coordinator of the National Tropical Fruit Institute (INCT-FT) and coordinator of Biotechnology Laboratory of Food Engineering Department.