Ph.D., Full Professor, São Paulo State University - UNESP
Executive Vice-Coordinator of Institute of Bioenergy Research - IPBEN-UNESP (Head Office - Rio Claro Campus), Coordinator of Institute of Bioenergy Research and Head of Laboratory of Optmization of Energy Systems (Guaratinguetá Campus), www.feg.unesp.br/ipben.
Has experience in Mechanical Engineering, focusing on Energy, Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer, acting on the following subjects: Renewable Energy, Bioenergy, Cogeneration, Thermoeconomic Analysis, Fuel Cell, Technical, Economic and Environmental Analysis of Power Systems. Information about the group: www.feg.unesp.br/ipben e www.researchgate.net/profile/jose_silveira3.
The current research topics can be divided in the following lines:
-Line 1: Biofuel Production Processes (syngas, biogas, biohydrogen);
-Line 2: Biomass Gasification technologies;
- Line 3: Technical, Economical and Environmental Analysis of Hybrid Systems using Renewable Energy Systems and bioenergy;
-Line 4: Technical, Economical and Environmental Analysis of Biofuel production. -Line 5: Use of Biofuel in Intenal Combustion Engine, Gas Turbine and Fuel Cell.