Prof. Eduardo Jacob-Lopes is currently an associate professor at the Department of Food Technology and Science, Federal University of Santa Maria, Brazil. He holds a Master in Food Engineering from Federal University of Rio Grande, PhD degree in Chemical Engineering from State University of Campinas and post-doctoral degree from State University of Campinas. He has more than 20 years of teaching and research experience. He is a technical and scientific consultant of several companies, agencies and scientific journals. He has 500 publications/communications, which include 8 books, 32 book chapters, 85 original research papers, 375 research communications in international and national conferences and has registered 12 patents. His research interests include biotechnology and bioengineering.