Luiz Eugênio Araújo de Moraes Mello
Term of office: 2016-2018
Executive Technology and Innovation Manager at Vale SA, one of the biggest mining companies in the world, present in five continents. He is also the President Director of Vale’s Technological Institute, the entity responsible for developing researches in the fields of mining and sustainable development to boost the companie’s future growth. Medical Doctor, he has a master’s degree in Molecular Biology and a doctor’s degree in Science from the University of São Paulo. He did a post-doctorate internship in the University of California – Los Angeles. He was a member of the CA-BF of the National Counsil of Scientific and Technological Development (CNPQ), adjunct coordinator of the São Paulo Research Support Foundation (FAPESP), as well as the Secretary General, Vice-President and President of the Federation of Experimental Biology Societies (FESBE). He was also the Graduation Dean of the University of São Paulo. He is the Commander of the National Order of Scientific Merit (Grand Cross Insignia). Has more than 130 published articles and 2 patents granted in China, Japan, Korea, Canada and Europe. He i salso a member of the São Paulo Science Academy and the Brazilian Science Academy.