Prof. Dr. Mariliz Gutterres

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NAME: Mariliz Gutterres Soares

Ph.D. in Chemistry at TU Bergakademie Freiberg/FILK, Germany in 2001.
Master´s in Materials Engineering at Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil in 1996.
Graduation in Chemical Engineering at Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil in 1984.



Professor at Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, since 1989.

Head of the Laboratory for Leather and Environmental Studies (LACOURO).

Has been Head of the Chemical Engineering Course,

Has been Head of the Posgraduation Program on Chemical Engineering

Has been Coordinator of the Research Committee of the Engineering School

Leader of research projects

Professor of the Subjects Leather Technology and Environmental Engineering. Research areas: leather technology, biotechnology, atmospheric pollution control, solid waste management, cleaner technology, development of chemical products, wastewater treatment, collagen.

Academic Advisor of undergraduated, Master, PhD, Pos-doctors students and technical researchers.


Trainee in Chemical Companies in 1995 (Röhm, BASF, Stockhausen, Ciba- Geigy), 1995.

Production Manager of a Tannery for Leather Finishing: Reichert Calçados Ltda, Brazil, 1985 - 1989.

Trainee in quality control laboratory: Tanac S.A, Brazil, 1985.


161 papers in scientific journals, 130 complete works published in Proceedings, 1, Book, 8 Book Chapters, 23 Articles in Newspapers/Magazines, other publications.


IULTCS Merit Award 2017 for the Excellence in the Leather Industry”

Advisor of the IULTCS Young Leather Scientist Grants 2016 and 2021

Advisor of eight academic AWARDS from chemical engineering undergraduate students.

Advisor of the Young Speaker Award, Veslic Association of Swiss Leather Chemists, 2008.

Sant Jordi Academic Award from the Mexican Tanning Industry by the XXVII IULTCS Congress, Cancun, 2003.

Member and Board of Leather Associations, Consulting, Referee of Scientific Journals

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