Elina Bastos Caramão
The Power List 2020 – South America
Professor, Tiradentes University, Sergipe, Brazil; Researcher, Institute of Technology and Research, Tiradentes University, Sergipe, Brazil
About: Elina Bastos Caramao has over 35 years of experience in analytical chemistry, with a particular focus on chromatography, GCxGC, MS, (bio)fuels, biomass, and natural products. After retiring from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, she has been teaching a postgraduate program in industrial biotechnology at Tiradentes University. She has over 2,200 citations to her name, with 146 published works in total.
Nominator comment: She has contributed significantly to the development of chromatographic methods, and is currently developing 2D-GC methods for characterization of fuels, including biofuels.