Ofélia de Q. F. Araújo ProfessorUniversidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro - UFRJDr. Araújo graduated in Chemical Engineering from the School of Chemistry of UFRJ and completed her Masters and PhD in Chemical Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA. She initially worked at Oxiteno SA Ind. and Com. from 1989 to 1993 in Simulation and Process Control and in 1993, she joined the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, where she developed teaching activities (undergraduate and postgraduate), research and extensions. Her research focuses on a modeling and control approach, dealing with production, transportation and refining of oil, capture of CO2 and bioelectrochemistry. She has also been a coordinator of the Graduate Program in Chemical and Biochemical Processes Technology of the School of Chemistry of UFRJ (2007 to 2010), and of the Environmental Engineering Program EQ / POLI / UFRJ (2014-2015).