Prof. Eduardo Jacob-Lopes is currently associate professor at the Department of Food Technology and Science, Federal University of Santa Maria. He has more than 15 years of teaching and research experience. He is a technical and scientific consultant of several companies, agencies, and scientific journals. He has 450 publications/communications, which include 8 books, 28 book chapters, 80 original research papers, 350 research communications in international and national conferences, and has registered 15 patents. His research interest includes environmental biotechnology with emphasis on microalgal biotechnology.