ACCREDITED PROFESSORS

18 PERMANENT PROFESSORS – 2016/2018
ALEXANDRA RODRIGUES FINOTTI
Area of Expertise: Environmental Impact Assessment, Life Cycle Assessment, Environmental Indicators, Environmental Risk Assessment, Surface Hydrology, Natural Disaster Prevention, Underground Hydrology (Hydrogeology), Urban Drainage Management.
01. Prof. AlexandraBiography: Civil Engineer from the Federal University of Goiás (1995). Master in Environmental Engineering from the Federal University of Santa Catarina (1997). Ph.D. in Water Resources and Environmental Sanitation from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (2003). She is currently an associate professor at the Federal University of Santa Catarina and has experience in Sanitary and Environmental Engineering in both technological and environmental management fields. Regarding the technological area, the professor acts in water resources, especially groundwater contamination and monitoring, as well as in sanitation in sanitary sewage systems and urban drainage fields. Concerning the environmental management area, the professor works with environmental risk assessment applied to underground contamination, life cycle analysis and in the application of environmental impact assessment tools
Contact: Email: alexandra.finotti@ufsc.br
Phone: (48) 3721-4997
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ARMANDO BORGES DE CASTILHOS JUNIOR
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02. Prof. ArmandoBiography: Sanitary and Environmental Engineer from the Federal University of Santa Catarina (1983). Ph.D. in urban and industrial solid waste management and treatment from the Institut National des Sciences Appliques de Lyon, France (1988). The professor did postdoc study at the University of California, Davis, at the Biomass Laboratory (2012) and a research internship at the Université de Sherbrooke, Canada (2006). He coordinated the Southern Regional Network of the National Network of Training and Technological Extension in Basic Sanitation – ReCESA. The professor also coordinated the National Solid Waste Research Network of the Basic Sanitation Research Program of FINEP / PROSAB (4 years) and international cooperation projects with France (CAPES / COFECUB) (4 years), and with the Republic of Cameroon (PROAFRICA / CNPq). Coordinator of the undergraduate course in Sanitary and Environmental Engineering of UFSC (1994 – 1996). Coordinator of the Graduate Program in Environmental Engineering of UFSC (2002 – 2004). Head of the Department of Sanitary and Environmental Engineering of UFSC (2010 – 2011). Professor of the Superior Magisterium of the Department of Sanitary and Environmental Engineering of the Federal University of Santa Catarina (1992 – current). Full Professor (2015). Supervisor of the Solid Waste Research Laboratory – LARESO. Was the vice coordinator of the Graduate Program in Environmental Engineering at UFSC (2013-2014). The professor has experience in the area of Sanitary Engineering, with emphasis on Solid, Domestic and Industrial Waste, working mainly in the following subjects: Management, Treatment, and Valorization of Urban, Industrial and Agricultural Solid Waste.
Contact: Email: armando.borges@ufsc.br
Phone: : (48) 3721-7097
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CÁTIA REGINA SILVA DE CARVALHO PINTO
Area of Expertise: Cleaner Production, Environmental Impact Assessment, Environmental Indicators.
03. Prof. CatiaBiography: Bachelor in Biological Sciences from the Federal University of Santa Catarina. Master and Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering from the Federal University of Santa Catarina, with an inter-university Ph.D. exchange program fulfilled at the University of Victor Segalen (Bordeaux II). Professor in the Graduate Program in Environmental Engineering at the Federal University of Santa Catarina. Has experience in Environmental Toxicology, working mainly in the following subjects: Genotoxicity and Environmental Mutagenicity and Molecular Toxicology.
Contact: Email:: catia.carvalho@ufsc.br
Phone:: (47) 3425-3472
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DAVIDE FRANCO
Area of Expertise: Ocean-Atmosphere Interactions, Ocean Wave Propagation, Coastal Hydrodynamics, and Estuarine Environments, Evaluation of the Energy Potential of Sea Energy, Influence of Physical Processes on Population Dynamics, Methods of Analysis and Control of Air Pollution, Dispersion of Pollutants in the Atmosphere, Analysis and Control of Odors
04. Prof. DavideBiography: Electronic Engineer from the Universita degli Studi di Padova (1988). Ph.D. in Scienze Chimiche from Università Degli Studi Di Venezia (1992). He is currently an Associate Professor III of the Department of Sanitary and Environmental Engineering of the Federal University of Santa Catarina and also works as the supervisor of the Maritime Hydraulics Laboratory. Has experience in Oceanography, with emphasis on Physical Oceanography and Ecology, working mainly on the following topics: coastal hydrodynamics, coastal ecosystems, statistical modeling, and numerical modeling.
Contact: E-mail: d.franco.ocean@gmail.com
Phone: (48) 3721-9992
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FLÁVIO RUBENS LAPOLLI
Area of Expertise: Environmental Indicators, Decision-Making Procedures, Physical-Chemical, and Biological Treatment Processes, Conventional Treatments, Advanced Treatments, Water Reuse.
06. Prof. LapolliBiography: Professor at the Federal University of Santa Catarina since 1976. Civil Engineer from the Federal University of Santa Catarina (1976). Worked as an engineer at Companhia Catarinense de Aguas e Saneamento – CASAN between 1980 and 1999. At the same time, he was a part-time professor at UFSC, teaching subjects regarding Environmental Sanitation in the Civil Engineering and Architecture. Holds a master’s degree in Production Engineering from the Federal University of Santa Catarina (1993). Ph.D. in Hydraulic Engineering and Sanitation from the University of São Paulo (1998) with an inter-university exchange program fulfilled at the Universite de Montpellier II (Scien et Tech Du Languedoc) (1997). He is currently a Full Professor at the Federal University of Santa Catarina and a Researcher at CNPq since August 2003. Participates in the direction of the Brazilian Association of Sanitary and Environmental Engineering – Santa Catarina Section. In December 2008, was elected to be the coordinator of the graduate program in Environmental Engineering of the Federal University of Santa Catarina, acting as a representative of the Graduate Chamber and University Council of the Federal University of Santa Catarina until December 2012. From November 30, 2013, was head of the Department of Sanitary and Environmental Engineering of UFSC, for a period of 02 years. Has experience in the area of Sanitary Engineering, with emphasis on Treatment of Water Supply and Wastewater, working mainly on the following topics: disinfection, stabilization ponds, sanitary sewage, membranes, and advanced treatment technologies focused at water treatment and reuse.
Contact: E-mail: f.lapolli@ufsc.br
Phone: (48) 3721-7744
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HENRY XAVIER CORSEUIL
Area of expertise: Bioremediation Technologies, Impacts Caused by Spills of Petroleum Derivatives in Aquifers, Human Health Risk Assessment.
08. Prof. HenryBiography: Civil Engineer from the Federal University of Santa Maria (1980). Master in Water Resources and Environmental Sanitation from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (1984). Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering from the University of Michigan (1992). He is currently a consultant – Petróleo Brasileiro – Rio de Janeiro – Matriz, a researcher 1d of the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development, and a full professor at the Federal University of Santa Catarina. Has experience in the area of Sanitary Engineering, with emphasis on Remediation of Soils and Groundwater, working mainly on the following topics: impacted areas, groundwater, bioremediation of gasoline/ethanol mixtures and, diesel/biodiesel.
Contact: E-mail: henry.corseuil@ufsc.br
Telephone: (48) 3721-7569
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LEONARDO HOINASKI
Area of expertise: Atmospheric Pollution
Biography: Sanitary and Environmental Engineer from the Federal University of Santa Catarina (2007). Master and Ph.D. in environmental engineering from the Federal University of Santa Catarina. Has experience in the field of atmospheric sciences and data analysis. Master’s degree regarding statistical techniques to identify emission sources of air pollutants. Ph.D. theme related to the development of parameterization of lateral dispersion coefficients in air quality models. The professor works mainly on the following topics: pollutant dispersion modeling, meteorological modeling, air quality monitoring, statistical modeling, and data analysis. Associate Professor of the Department of Sanitary and Environmental Engineering at UFSC and Supervisor of the Air Quality Control Laboratory (LCQAr)
Contact: E-mail: leonardo.hoinaski@ufsc.br
Phone: (48) 3721-4993
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MARIA ÁNGELES LOBO RECIO
Area of Expertise: Advanced Treatments, Sorption, Effluent, and Waste Minimization, Water Reuse
10. Prof. Maria AngelesBiography: Research Productivity Scholar at CNPq PQ-Level 2, Associate Professor at the Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC) – Campus de Araranguá and Accredited Professor at the Graduation Program in Environmental Engineering at the same University. Ph.D. in Chemistry from the Complutense University of Madrid-Spain (1990). Post-Doc studies at the University of Montpellier II – France (1991) and at The Higher Council for Scientific Research – Spain (2002). Works in the area of Chemistry, with emphasis in Environmental Chemistry, mainly in the treatment of water for water supply and wastewater. Coordinator of research projects and graduation counselor. Between 1989 and 2012, participated in 22 research projects and 6 university extension projects. The professor has published 32 articles in specialized periodicals, 6 book chapters and 59 papers in events annals. Translated 4 undergraduate level chemistry books. Scientific Editor of the Molecular and Supramolecular Bioinorganic Chemistry: Applications in Medical and Environmental Sciences book series, Nova Science Publishers, Inc., New York. Ad hoc Consultant of the Foundation for Support to Scientific and Technological Research of Santa Catarina State (FAPESC) and Scientific Reviewer of the journals Química Nova and Environmental Engineering and Management Journal. Currently, the professor is the Research Coordinator of the Campus Araranguá – UFSC, and Member of the Research Chamber of the Federal University of Santa Catarina.
Contact: E-mail: maria.lobo@ufsc.br
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MARIA ELISA MAGRI
Area of Expertise:  Treatment of water and domestic, industrial and agricultural effluents
Biografia: Sanitary and Environmental Engineer from the Federal University of Santa Catarina – UFSC (2006). Master (2009) and Ph.D. (2013) in Environmental Engineering from the same institution, with an inter-university Ph.D. exchange program at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences – SLU, Sweden. Post-doc in Biotechnology and Biosciences (2013-2014) and Environmental Engineering (2016). The professor has worked on the undergraduate and graduate levels, teaching as an Associate Professor at the Federal University of Lavras – UFLA (MG), and Professor at the Educational Society of Santa Catarina (SOCIESC Faculty). She is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Sanitary and Environmental Engineering at UFSC. Works on basic and environmental sanitation research, specifically addressing the following topics: sanitation focused on resource recovery – sewage separation; technologies for treatment, sanitation and utilization of human feces and urine, gray water, sewage sludge and swine manure, with a focus on the production of biofertilizers; microbiology applied to the sanitation with the study of modeling and kinetics of inactivation of pathogenic microorganisms and quantitative evaluation of microbiological risk
Contato: E-mail: maria.magri@ufsc.br
Telefone: (48) 3721-7736
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MARIA ELIZA NAGEL HASSEMER
Area of Expertise: Physical-Chemical and Biological Treatment Processes, Conventional Treatments, Advanced Treatments, Effluent, and Waste Minimization, Water Reuse.
11. Profa. Maria ElizaBiography: Associate Professor at the Department of Sanitary and Environmental Engineering – UFSC. Sanitary Engineer from the Federal University of Santa Catarina – UFSC (1983). Master (2000) and Ph.D. (2006) in Environmental Engineering from UFSC, with an inter-university Ph.D. exchange program at the University of Minho, Portugal. Post-doc at UFSC (2008 and 2012). The professor has experience in the area of Sanitary and Environmental Engineering, with emphasis on Conventional and Advanced Techniques of Water Treatment, Domestic and Industrial Effluents, working mainly in the following subjects: disinfection, ozone, ultraviolet radiation, toxicity, oxidation, chlorine dioxide, textile effluent, and flocculation in a granular medium. Actuation in the areas of Public Health, Environmental Education, Recovery of Degraded Areas and Cleaner Production. Participation in the leadership of the Study Group on Decentralized Sanitation – GESAD. Head of the research program of the Department of Sanitary and Environmental Engineering. Coordinator of the Graduation Program in Environmental Engineering – PPGEA. Supervisor of LIMA – Integrated Environmental Laboratory of the Department of Sanitary and Environmental Engineering
Contact: E-mail: maria.eliza@ufsc.br
Phone: (48) 3721-7736
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MAURICIO LUIZ SENS
Area of Expertise: Physical-Chemical and Biological Treatment Processes, Advanced Treatments, Effluent, and Waste Minimization
12. Prof. MauricioBiography: Associate Professor at the Federal University of Santa Catarina – UFSC since 1983 and Full Professor since 1996. Leader of the research group on water treatment of UFSC at CNPq. Sanitary Engineer from UFSC (1982); Diploma in Intensive Studies and Ph.D. in water treatment at the Ecole Nationale Superiéure de Chimie de Rennes, Université de Rennes I (France, 1991). Postdoc study regarding the removal of cyanobacteria and cyanotoxins at the University of Limoges (France, 2007). Supervisor of the LAPOA – Water Treatment Research Laboratory (UFSC) and Coordinator of the Research Laboratory of Water Treatment of Lagoa do Perí (Partnership between UFSC and CASAN – Companhia Catarinense de Água e Saneamento). Professor of water supply treatment in the undergraduate and graduate programs at UFSC. Coordinated more than 45 research projects related to water supply treatment, most of them in technological development. Coordinator of the Undergraduate Course in Sanitary and Environmental Engineering for 3 administrations; Coordinator of the Professional Master’s Program in Environmental Engineering at UFSC for 2 administrations; Head of the Department of Sanitary and Environmental Engineering for 5 administrations. Participation in the last three research networks in water treatment PROSAB Theme 1 (3, 4 and 5) and participates in the current network Habitare / PROSAB as coordinator of UFSC.
Contact: E-mail: mauricio.sens@ufsc.br
Phone: (48) 3721-9470
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NADIA BERNARDI BONUMÁ
 Area of Expertise: Water Resources Planning: Methodologies, Environmental Education and Community Participation, Surface Hydrology, Hydrosedimentology, Natural Disaster Prevention.
13. Profa. NadiaBiography: Civil Engineer (2003), Master (2006) and a Ph.D. (2011) from the Federal University of Santa Maria. The professor currently teaches at the Department of Sanitary and Environmental Engineering of the Federal University of Santa Catarina. She is a professor of the Graduation Program in Environmental Engineering at UFSC and leader of the Watershed Studies Group. Worked as a professor at the Engineering Center of the Federal University of Pelotas, as a visiting scientist at Texas A & M University / Grassland Soil and Water Research Laboratory, TX, US, and as a professor at the Department of Hydraulics and Sanitation of the Federal University of Santa Maria. Has experience in the area of Sanitary and Environmental Engineering, working mainly on the following theme: hydrosedimentological modeling in hydrographic basins.
Contact: E-mail: nadia.bonuma@ufsc.br
Phone: (48) 3721-2604
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PABLO HELENO SEZERINO
Area of Expertise: Conventional Treatments (Built Wetlands), Advanced Treatments
14. Prof. PabloBiography: Environmental and Sanitary Engineer from the Federal University of Santa Catarina – UFSC (1999). Master (2002) and Ph.D. (2006) in Environmental Engineering from the Federal University of Santa Catarina – UFSC, with an inter-university Ph.D. exchange program at the Technological University of Munich – TUM / Germany (2004). He is currently an Associate Professor of the Department of Sanitary and Environmental Engineering at UFSC. Has experience in the area of Pollution Control and Treatment of Wastewater (focusing on decentralized sanitation using wetlands systems, effluent segregation, and reuse). He is also part of the Sector Planning, focusing on Basic Sanitation Plans and River Basin Committees. Leads the Study Group on Decentralized Sanitation – GESAD. Coordinator of the undergraduate course in Sanitary and Environmental Engineering at UFSC (2014 – 2016).
Contact: E-mail: pablo.sezerino@ufsc.br
Phone: (48) 3721-2606
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PAULO BELLI FILHO
Area of Expertise:  Odor control and Analysis, Advanced Treatments, Effluent, and Waste Minimization, Technologies for Handling and Disposal of Animal waste, Efficient Use of Water in Hydrographic Basins.
15. Prof. Paulo BelliBiography: Sanitary and Environmental Engineer from the Federal University of Santa Catarina. Master in Hydraulics and Sanitation (School of Engineering of São Carlos, USP). Ph.D. in Industrial and Environmental Chemistry (Universite de Rennes I, France). Post-doc study at the Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal, Canada. Full Professor at the Federal University of Santa Catarina. Permanent Professor in the Undergraduate Course in Sanitary and Environmental Engineering and Graduation course in Environmental Engineering (Ph.D. and Master’s degrees) of UFSC. Supervisor of the Laboratory of Liquid and Gaseous Effluents. Research fellow at CNPq. Consultant ad hoc at CAPES and CNPQ. Reviewer of national and international journal articles. Development of projects with the Brazilian Agricultural Research Company – EMBRAPA and the Research and Rural Extension Company of Santa Catarina – EPAGRI. Has projects financed or sponsored by CNPQ, CAPES, FAPESC, FINEP, SCGAS, FUNASA, CASAN, PETROBRAS, and the private sector. The professor has professional experience in the area of environmental sanitation, treatment of liquid and gaseous effluents, sustainability of swine farming, biogas, and odor management. Coordinates projects focused on the dissemination of Social Technologies for Environmental Sanitation by integrating community empowerment actions.
Contact: E-mail: paulo.belli@ufsc.br
Phone: (48) 3721-7741
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PEDRO LUIZ BORGES CHAFFE
Area of expertise: Water Resources Planning: Methodologies, Surface Hydrology, Hydrosedimentology, Forest Hydrology, Hydrometeorology, Natural Disaster Prevention.
16. Prof. Pedro ChaffeBiography:  Sanitary and Environmental Engineer from the Federal University of Santa Catarina (2007). Master in Environmental Engineering from the Federal University of Santa Catarina (2008). Ph.D. in Urban and Environmental Engineering – Kyoto University (2012). The professor is currently an Associate Professor at the Federal University of Santa Catarina. He has experience in Sanitary Engineering, working mainly in the following subjects: experimental basin, water, forest, ane river basin, and comparative hydrology. Participates in the Group of Studies of Hydrographic Basins of the UFSC (leader).
Contact: E-mail: pedro.chaffe@ufsc.br
Phone: (48) 3721-7749
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REJANE HELENA RIBEIRO DA COSTA
Area of expertise: Physical-Chemical and Biological Treatment Processes, Conventional Treatments, Advanced Treatments, Effluent, and Waste Minimization, Water Reuse, Animal Waste Management Technologies.
18. Prof. RejaneBiography: Rejane Helena Ribeiro da Costa completed her Ph.D. in Water Quality and Treatment at the Institut National des Sciences Appliquées (INSA, Toulouse, France) in 1989, and did a post-doc study at the Université Montpellier I (Montpellier, France) in 2000. Full Professor at the Federal University of Santa Catarina. Participates in the Graduation Program in Environmental Engineering at UFSC, where she manages Ph.D. and master’s degree researches. Worked as a full member of the Environmental Sciences Assessment Committee of CNPq and the Evaluation Committee of the Graduation Courses of Engineering I of CAPES (2011-2014). Author of several articles in international and national journals and in annals of scientific congresses. Currently coordinates 4 research projects. The professor works in the area of Sanitary and Environmental Engineering, with emphasis on the Treatment of Water Supply and Wastewater. Works as an ad hoc consultant for CNPq, CAPES, FAPESC, FAPESP, FAPES, FAPERJ, EMBRAPA, FAPEMIG, UNESC, UFRN, UNAMA, UNIVILLE and Editora Abril (Student Guide). Participated as a reviewer of the following journals: Bioresource Technology, Water Research, Water Science and Technology, Environmental Engineering Science, Desalination, Journal of Environment Management, Biosystems Engineering, Latin American Journal of Aquatic Research (LAJAR), Brazilian Journal of Chemical Engineering, Revista Tecnológica (UEM), Revista Saúde e Meio Ambiente (UNIVILLE), Revista BIOTEMAS (UFSC), Engenharia Sanitária e Ambiental (ABES), Revista DAE e Revista Engenharia Agrícola (SBEA),  among others.
Contact: E-mail: rejanehcosta@gmail.com
Phone: (48) 3721-7738
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SEBASTIÃO ROBERTO SOARES
Area of Expertise: Life Cycle Assessment.
19. Prof. SebastiãoBiography: Sanitary Engineer from the Federal University of Santa Catarina – UFSC (1985). Master (1991) and Ph.D. (1994) in Waste Management and Treatment by the Institut National de Sciences Appliquées de Lyon (France). The professor joined UFSC in 1998, where he is a full professor of the department of sanitary and environmental engineering. He was head of the undergraduate course collegiate, head of the department of sanitary and environmental engineering and coordinator of the graduate program in environmental engineering. Worked as a visiting professor teaching at the post-doc level (2003-2004) at the École Polytechnique de Montréal (Canada). Works in the area of environmental management, with emphasis on Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) and solid waste.
Contact: E-mail: sr.soares@ufsc.br
Phone: (48) 3721-7567
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WILLIAM GERSON MATIAS
Area of Expertise: Effects of Chemical Substances and/or Compounds on Living Organisms and Ecosystems.
20. Prof. WilliamBiography: Environmental Sanitary Engineer from the Federal University of Santa Catarina (1987). Master in Toxicology from the l’Environnement – Université de Metz (1993). Ph.D. in Environmental Toxicology – Universite de Bordeaux II (1996). Post-doc study at the Université du Québec à Montreal in Nanotoxicology (2010). Works currently as an Associate Professor at the department of sanitary and environmental engineering at the Federal University of Santa Catarina and Coordinated the Graduate Program in Environmental Engineering. The professor is a Counselor in the Graduation Chamber and University Council of UFSC. Has experience in the area of Sanitary and Environmental Engineering, with emphasis on Water Quality and Environmental Toxicology, working mainly in the following subjects: Toxicity of Effluents and Natural Waters, Genotoxicity, Toxic Algal Plants, Marine Biotoxins, Toxicological Risk Analysis, and Nanotoxicology.
Contact: E-mail: william.g.matias@ufsc.br
Phone: (48) 3721-7742
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