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Leonardo Martín Pérez

Biotechnology, Sustainable Engineering, Environmental Microbiology.
Research Fellow. National Council for Scientific and Technological Researches (CONICET). Argentina. Research Associate. Laboratori de Microbiologia Sanitaria i Mediambiental (MSM-Lab) & Aquasost - UNESCO Chair in Sustainability. Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC). Spain. Assistant Professor. Analytical Chemistry Department. National University of Rosario (UNR), Argentina. Associate Professor. Pontifical Catholic University (UCA-campus Rosario), Argentina.

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Áreas de especialização

  • Food Technology
  • Biotechnology
  • Microbiology
  • Water Management
  • Sustainability
Lic. in Biotechnology. Ph.D. in Biological Sciences. Research activities:
  • Evaluation of constructed wetlands systems to remove contaminants from urban and industrial wastewaters.
  • Bioremediation of industrial wastewaters by using native species plants obtained from natural wetlands.
  • Development of sustainable plastic materials made from biodegradable natural polymers ("bio-plastics").
  • Experimental and theoretical characterization of biopolymers and polymers of technological interest.
  • Formulation of antimicrobial edible films with optimal physicochemical properties for food industry applications.
  • Elaboration of cookies fortified with calcium and soy protein as a strategy to control the nutritional status and dietary intakes of children.
  Professional experience in planning and coordination of projects working in international networks.
Catedra UNESCO da Sustentabilidade