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Nicholas Islongo Canabarro

Research Scientist

Chemical engineer with a background in biomass conversion into value-add molecules by the biorrefinery concept. His main interests are improving the energy efficiency of industrial processes and developing new process for bioenergy production, which paves the way for a more sustainable future.


Graduated as Chemical Engineer at the Federal University of Pampa - UNIPAMPA, Master in Process Engineering at the Federal University of Santa Maria and PhD in Chemical Engineering at the Federal University of São Carlos. He worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute of Chemistry at the University of São Paulo (IQ-USP) and at Paul Scherrer Institut (Villigen, Switzerland).

Competence and research areas

- Biomass conversion into fuels
- Supercritical fluids
- Mass and heat transfer in gas/solid systems
- Life cycle assessment
- Techno-economic assessment
- Process modelling and development
- Practice conducting laboratory experiments




Contact info

Visiting address:
S P Andersens vei 15B