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Information Resources Management Association
Advancing the Concepts & Practices of Information Resources Management in Modern Organizations

Katia Tannous

Katia Tannous is graduated in Chemical Engineering at University of Caxias do Sul (1985), Master in Chemical Engineering at University of Campinas (1989) and PhD in Chemical Engineering at Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse (1993). She conducted post-doctorate at University of Waterloo in 2000, on polymerization of polyethylene using metallocene catalyst. In 2004, she became an expert in distance education and training of human resources at Pontifical Catholic University of Campinas. In 2010 and 2012, she made postdoctoral internships at The University of British Columbia working with flow ability, storage, and fluid dynamics in fluidized beds using different kinds of biomass. She is currently associate professor in the School of Chemical Engineering at University of Campinas. She has 25 years´ experiences in the fluidization technology focusing on industrial applications related on food, pharmaceutical products, and biomass, and also bioenergy. Extending her technical work, she has developed researches in distance education correlating software and web environment, as well as applying new methodologies and techniques in the education of chemical engineers.
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