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Research interests

She is currently Associate Professor of the Department of Production Engineering and Systems at the Federal University of Santa Catarina, and full professor of the Postgraduate Program in Production Engineering at UFSC Florianópolis. She has a post-doctorate from the Postgraduate Program in Production Engineering, Operations Management area (2016-2018) and a PhD in Production Engineering from the Federal University of Santa Catarina (2016). She completed the Sandwich Doctorate at the Ecolé Nationale dEngenieurs de Tarbes (ENIT) France (2013). She has a Master's Degree in Production Engineering (2010), Specialization in Scientific and Technological Education (2008), Specialization in Industrial Management: Production and Maintenance (2009) and a degree in Food Technology (2007), from the Universidade Tecnológica Federal do Parana. She directs the research group SINERGIA-Sustainability and Innovation in Renewable Energies at UFSC. She participates as a researcher at the Management and Sustainability Center (NGS / UFSC). Her research areas are: Sustainability, eco-innovation, renewable energies and reverse logistics. She works a lot with the structured analysis of literature, such as: bibliometrics, scientometrics and content analysis. She has published in high-impact journals such as the Journal of Cleaner Production, Sustainability, and IEEE Latin America Transitions. She has presented the results of her research at national and international conferences. In addition, she has published books and book chapters in the areas of research.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Ingeniería de Producción

External positions

Assitant professor, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina

Research areas and lines

  • Strategies and business behavior
  • Interculturality in international business
  • Operations and logistics
  • Advanced materials
  • Environment
  • Innovation: technologies and products
  • Human capital formation


  • Portuguese


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