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Rubens Maciel Filho

DDPP - Departamento de Desenvolvimento de Processos e Produtos

Área de Concentração:  Desenvolvimento de Processos Químicos

Telefone: (19) 3521-3958

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Formação 

  • Engenharia Química, Universidade Federal de São Carlos, Brasil, 1981.
  • Mestre Engenharia Química, Faculdade de Engenharia Química, UNICAMP, Brasil, 1985.
  • Doutor em Engenharia Química, University of Leeds, Inglaterra, 1989.

Áreas de Pesquisa

  • Modelagem de Processos Químicos e Biotecnológicos

  • Otimização de Processo Químicos e Biotecnológicos

  • Controle Avançado de Processos

  • Integração de Processos em Tempo Real

  • Desenvolvimento de Processos para Fontes Renováveis

  • Intensificação de Processos

  • Esterolitografia


Publicações Relevantes


  • Fregolente, Patrícia Bogalhos Lucente; Pinto, Gláucia Maria F.; Wolf-Maciel, Maria Regina; Filho, Rubens Maciel. Monoglyceride and diglyceride production through lipase-catalyzed glycerolysis and molecular distillation. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, v. 160, p. 1879-1887, 2010.

  • Papes Filho, Antonio Carlos; Maciel Filho, Rubens. Hybrid training approach for artificial neural networks using genetic algorithms for rate of reaction estimation: application to industrial methanol oxidation to formaldehyde on silver catalyst. Chemical Engineering Journal, v. 157, p. 501-508, 2010.

  • Melo, Delba Nisi Cosme; Costa, Caliane B.B.; Vasco de Toledo, Eduardo Coselli;Mariano, Adriano Pinto; Wolf Maciel, Maria Regina; Maciel Filho, Rubens. Optimization of a three-phase catalytic slurry reactor using reduced statistical models. International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering, v. 8, p. NA-NA, 2010.

  • de Lima da Silva, Nívea; Santander, Carlos Mario Garcia; Batistella, César Benedito; Filho, Rubens Maciel; Maciel, Maria Regina Wolf. Biodiesel produciton from integration between reaction and separation system: reactive distillation process. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, v. 161, p. 245-254, 2010.

  • Pontes, K.V.; Cavalcanti, Marcelo; Maciel Filho, Rubens; Embiruçu, Marcelo. Modeling and simulation of ethylene and 1-butene copolymerization in solution with a Ziegler-Natta catalyst. International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering, v. 8, p. A7, 2010.

  • Mariano, Adriano Pinto; Costa, Caliane Bastos Borba; Maciel, Maria Regina Wolf; Filho, Francisco Maugeri; Atala, Daniel Ibraim Pires; Angelis, Dejanira de Franceschi; Maciel Filho, Rubens. Dynamics and control strategies for a butanol fermentation process. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, v. 160, p. 2424-2448, 2010.

  • Mariano, A.P.; Costa, Caliane Bastos Borba; de Angelis, Dejanira de Franceschi; Filho, Francisco Maugeri; Atala, Daniel Ibraim Pires; Wolf Maciel, Maria Regina; Maciel Filho, Rubens. Optimization of a fermentation process for butanol production by particle swarm optimization (PSO). Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology (1986), p. n/a-n/a, 2010.

  • Rivera, Elmer Ccopa; Atala, Daniel Ibraim Pires; Maugeri Filho, Francisco; Costa, Aline Carvalho da; Macie Filho, Rubens. Development of real-time state estimators for reaction separation processes: a continuous flash fermentation as a study case. Chemical Engineering and Processing, v. 49, p. 402-409, 2010.

  • Maciel Filho, Rubens; Costa, Aline Carvalho da; Rabelo, Sarita Cândida. Novos processos de pré-tratamento do bagaço da cana facilitam a produção de etanol de segunda geração. Pesquisa FAPESP, v. NA, p. NA-NA, 2010.

  • Mariano, Adriano Pinto; Costa, C.B.B.; Angelis, D.F.; Maugeri Filho, Francisco; Wolf Maciel, Maria Regina; Maciel Filh, Rubens. Genetic algorithms (binary and real codes) for the optimization of a fermentation process for butano productio. International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering, v. NA, p. NA-NA, 2010.

  • Jorge, L.M.M.; Righetto, A.R.; Polli, P.A.; Santos, O.A.A.; Filho, R. Maciel. Simulation and analysis of a sugarcane juice evaporation system. Journal of Food Engineering, v. 99, p. 351-359, 2010.

  • Costa, C.B.B.; Maciel Filho, Rubens. Nanoparticle processes modeling: the role of key parameters for population balances for on-line crystallization processes applications powder technology. Powder Technology, v. 202, p. 89-94, 2010.

  • Tovar, Laura Plazas; Wolf Maciel, Maria Regina; Pinto, Gláucia Maria Ferreira; Maciel Filho, Rubens; Gomes, Darkion Ramalho. Factorial design applied to concentrate bioactive component of Cymbopogon citratus essential oil using short path distillation. Chemical Engineering Research & Design, v. 88, p. 239-244, 2010.

  • Lima, N.M.N; Liñan, Lamia Zuñiga; Maciel Filho, Rubens; Wolf Maciel, M.R.; Embiruçu, Marcelo; Gracio, F. Modeling and predictive control using fuzzy logic: application for a polymerization system. AIChE Journal, v. NA, p. NA-NA, 2010.

  • Coutinho, M.R.; Conceição, W.A.S.; Paraíso, P.R.; Andrade, C.M.G.; Omoto, E.S.; Jorge, R.M.M.; Maciel Filho,Rubens; L.M.M. Jorge. Application of Hsu model to soybean grain hydration. Ciência e Tecnologia de Alimentos (Impresso), v. NA, p. NA-NA, 2010.

  • Lunelli, Betânica H.; Andrade, Rafael R.; Atala, Daniel I.P.; Wolf Maciel, Maria Regina; Maugeri Filho, Francisco; Maciel Filho, Rubens. Production of lactic acid from sucrose: strain selection, fermentation and kinetic modeling. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, v. 161, p. 227-237, 2010.

  • Mariano, Adriano Pinto; Costa, C.B.B.; Costa, Caliane Bastos Borba; de Angelies, Dejanira de Franceschi; Maugeri Filho, Francisco; Atala, Daniel Ibraim Pires; Wolf Maciel, Maria Regina; Maciel Filho, Rubens. Optimization flash fermentation for butanol production using the response surface methodology. Chemical Engineering Research & Design, v. 88, p. 562-571, 2010.

  • Santana, G.C.S.; Martins, P.F.; de Lima da Silva, N.; Batistella, C.B.; Maciel Filho, Rubens; Wolf Maciel, M.R. Simulation and cost estimate for biodiesel production using castor oil. Chemical Engineering Research & Design, v. 88, p. 626-632, 2010.

  • Liñan, Lamia Zuñiga; Lopes, Melina Savioli; Wolf Maciel, Maria R.; Nascimento Lima, Nadson M.; Filho, Rubens Maciel; Embiruçu, Marcelo; Medina, Lilian C. Molecular distillation of petroleum residues and physical-chemical characterization of distillate cuts obtained in the process. Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data, p. 100722143929049-n/a, 2010.

  • Dias, M.O.S.; Cunha, M.P.; Jesus, C.D.F.; Scandiffio, M.I.G.; C.E.V., Rossell; Maciel Filho, Rubens; Bonomi, A. Simulation of ethanol production from sugarcane in Brazil: economic study of an autonomous distillery. Computer-Aided Chemical Engineering, v. 28, p. 733-NA, 2010.

  • Duran M.; Maciel Filho, Rubens; Wolf Maciel, M.R. Rate-based modeling approach and simulation for molecular distillation of green coffe oil. Computer-Aided Chemical Engineering, v. 28, p. 259, 2010.

  • Liñan, Lamia Zuñiga; Manenti F.; Embiruçu, Marcelo; Maciel Filho, Rubens; Ferreira, E.C.; Wolf Maciel, Maria Regina. Multivariable nonlinear advanced control of copolymerization process. Computer-Aided Chemical Engineering, v. 28, p. 1587, 2010.

  • Rezende, M.C.A.F.; Rezende, R.A.; Maciel Filho, Rubens; Bártolo, Paulo; Mendes, A. Scaffolds in alginate for biofabrication optimized by genetic algorithms. Computer-Aided Chemical Engineering, v. 28, p. 1073, 2010.

  • Binella, R.R.; Barbosa M.; Jardini, A.L.; Maciel Filho, Rubens. Simulation to analyze two models of agitation system in quench process. Computer-Aided Chemical Engineering, v. 25, p. 1715, 2010.

  • Tovar, L.P.; Wolf Maciel, Maria Regina; Batistella, C.B.; Maciel Filho, Rubens; Medina, L. Computational approach for studying physicochemical properties of heavy petroleum fractions. Computer-Aided Chemical Engineering, v 28, p. 1721, 2010.

  • Barbosa M.; Costa, M.C.B.; Binella, A.R.R.; Jardini, A.L.; Rezende, R.A.; Maciel Filho, Rubens. Computational simulation and diagnostic test of laser parameters and nanocomposite properties for infrared laser stereolithography. Computer-Aided Chemical Engineering, v. 28, p. 1727, 2010.

  • Santander, Carlos Mario Garcia; Rueda, S.M.G.; Silva, N.L.; Costa, Aline Carvalho da; Wolf Maciel, M.R.; Maciel Filho, Rubens. Simulation of the reactive distillation process for biodiesel production. Computer-Aided Chemical Engineering, v. 28, p. 1739, 2010.

  • Mariano, A.P.; Costa, C.B.B.; Toledo, Eduardo Coselli Vasco de; Melo, Delba Nisi Cosme; Maciel Filho, Rubens. Optimization of a three phase slurry catalytic reactor by particle swarm. Computer-Aided Chemical Engineering, v. 28, p. 1823, 2010.

  • Rivera, Elmer Ccopa; Rabelo, Sarita Cândida; dos Reis Garcia, Daniella; Filho, Rubens Maciel; da Costa, Aline Carvalho. Enzymatic hydrolysis of sugarcane bagasse for bioethanol production: determining optimal enzyme loagind using neutral networks. Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology (1986), v. 85, p. 983-992, 2010.

  • Mariano, A.P.; Tomasella, R.C.; Di Martino; Morais, E.B.; Maciel Filho, Rubens; Seleghim, M.H.R.; Contiero, J.; Tank-Tornisielo, S.M.; Angelis, Dejanira de Franceschi. Aerobic biodegradation of butanol and diesel oil blends. African Journal of Biotechnology, v. 9, p. 7094-7101, 2010.

  • Koroishi, Erika T.; Boss, E.A.; Maciel, Maria Regina Wolf; Maciel Filho, Rubens. Process development and optimization for freeze-drying of natural orange juice. Journal of Food Process Engineering, v. 32, p. 425-441, 2009.

  • Rabelo, Sarita Cândida; Maciel Filho, Rubens; Costa, Aline Carvalho da. Lime pretreatment of sugarcane bagasse for bioethanol production. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, v. 153, p. 139-150, 2009.

  • Junqueira, T.L.; Dias, M.O.S.; Maciel Filho, Rubens; Maciel, Maria Regina Wolf; C.E.V. Rossell; Atala, Daniel I.P. Proposition of alternative configurations of the distillation columns for bioethanol production using vaccum extractive fermentation process. Chemical Engineering Transactions, v. 17, p. 1627-1632, 2009.

  • Andrade, Rafael Ramos; Rivera, Elmer Ccopa; Atala, Daniel I.P.; Filho, Rubens Maciel; Filho, Francisco Maugeri; Costa, Aline C. Study of kinetic parameters in a mechanistic model for bioethanol production through a screening technique and optimization. Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering, v. 32, p. 673-680, 2009.

  • Mariano, Adriano Pinto; Tomasella, Richard Clayton; Di Martino, Clara; Filho, Rubens Maciel; Seleghim, Mirna Helena Regali; Contiero, Jonas; de Angelis, Dejanira de Franceschi. Aerobic biodegradation of butanol and gasoline blends. Biomass & Bioenergy, v. 33, p. 1175-1181, 2009.

  • Rezende, Rodrigo Alvarenga; Bártolo, Paulo Jorge; Mendes, Ausenda; Filho, Rubens Maciel. Rheological behavior of alginate solutions for biomanufacturing. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, v. 113, p. 3866-3871, 2009.

  • Gonzaga, J.; Meleiro, L.; KIang, C.; Maciel Filho, R. ANN-based soft-sensor for real -time process monitoring and control of an industrial polymerization process. Computers and Chemical Engineering, v. 33, p. 43-49, 2009.

  • Meleiro, Luiz Augusto da Cruz; Von Zuben, Fernando José; Filho, Rubens Maciel. Constructive learing neural network applied to identification and control of a fuel-ethanol fermentation process. Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, v. 22, p. 201-215, 2009.

  • Tovar, L.P.; Maciel, Maria Regina Wolf; Pinto, G.M.F.; Maciel Filho, Rubens; Gomes, D.R. Factorial design applied to concentrate bioactive component of Cymbopogon citratus essential oil using short path distillation. Chemical Engineering Research & Design, v. 88, p. 239-244, 2009.

  • Rivera, Elmer Ccopa; Farias, F.J.; Atala, Daniel Ibraim Pires; Andrade, Rafael Ramos de; Costa, Aline Carvalho da; Maciel Filho, Rubens. Development and implementation of an automated monitoring system for improved bioethanol productio. Chemical Engineering Transactions, v. 18, p. 451-456, 2009.

  • Mariano, Adriano Pinto; Costa, Caliane Bastos Borba; Maciel, Maria Regina Wolf; Filho, Francisco Maugeri; Atala, Daniel Ibraim Pires; Angelis, Dejanira de Franceschi; Filho, Rubens Maciel. Dynamics and control strategies for a butanol fermentation process. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, p. 1, 2009.

  • Dias, M.O.S.; Ensinas, Adriano V.; Nebra, Silvia A.; Maciel Filho, Rubens; C.E.V., Rossell; Wolf Maciel, Maria Regina. Production of bioethanol and other bio-based materials from sugarcane bagasse: integration to conventional bioethanol production process. Chemical Engineering Research & Design, v. 87, p. 1206-1216, 2009.

  • Fregolente, P.B.L.; Pinto, G.M.F.; Wolf Maciel, Maria Regina; Maciel Filho, Rubens; Batistella, César Benedito. Produção de monoacilgliceróis via glicerólise enzimática e destilaç]ao molecular. Química Noa (Online), v. 32, p. 1539-1543, 2009.

  • de Lima da Silva, Nívea; Benedito Batistella, César; Maciel Filho, Rubens; Maciel, Maria Regina Wolf. Biodiesel production from castor oil: optimization of alkaline ethanolysis. Energy & Fuels, v. 23, p. 5636-5642, 2009.

  • Lunelli, Betânia H.; Andrade, Rafael R.; Atala, Daniel I.P.; Wolf Maciel, Maria Regina; Maugeri Filho, Francisco; Maciel Filho, Rubens. Production of lactic acid from sucrose: strain selection, fermentation and kinetic modeling. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, p. 1-11, 2009.

  • Pinto Mariano, Adriano; Bastos Borba Costa, Caliane; Franceschi de Angelis, Dejanira; Maugeri Filho, Francisco; Pires Atala, Daniel Ibraim; Wolf Maciel, Maria Regina; Maciel Filho, Rubens. Optimization strategies based on sequential quadratic programming applied for a fermentation process for butanol production. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, v. 159, p. 366-381, 2009.

  • Costa, M.C.B.; Jardini, A.L.; Lima, N.M.N.; Embiruçu, M.; Maciel, M.R.Wolf; Filho, R. Maciel. Empirical models for end-use properties prediciton: application to injection molding of some polyethylene resins. Journal of Applied Polymer Science (Print), v. 114, p. 3780-3792, 2009.

  • Victor H. Alvares; Maciel Filho, Rubens; Aznar, Martin; Mattedi, S. An evalutation and industrial application of ionic liquid as separation agent for separation of diluted ethanol-water mixtures. Fenómenos de Transferencia, v. 4, p. 8-12, 2009.

  • Mariano, Adriano Pinto; Costa, Caliane Bastos Borba; de Angelis, Dejanira de Franceschi; Maugeri Filho, Francisco; Atala, Daniel Ibraim Pires; Wolf Maciel, Maria Regina; Maciel Filho, Rubens. Optimization of a continuous flash fermentation for butanol production using the response surface methodology. Chemical Engineering Research & Design, p. 1, 2009.

  • Ravagnani, M.A.S.S.; Reis, M.H.M.; Filho, R. Maciel; Wolf Maciel, M.F. Anhydrous ethanol production by extractive distillation: a solvent case study. Process Safety and Environmental Protection, p. 1, 209.

  • Lima, Nadson M.N.; Liñan, Lamia Zuñiga; Filho, Rubens Maciel; Maciel, Maria R. Wolf; Embiruçu, Marcelo. Modeling and predictive control using fuzzy logic: application for a polymerization system. AIChE Journal, p. NA-NA, 2009.

  • Pontes, K.V.; Embiruçu, M.; Maciel Filho, Rubens. Genetic algorithm for tailored production of polymer. Computer-Aided Chemical Engineering, v. 27, p. 495-500, 2009.

  • Rocha, E.R.L.; Wolf Maciel, M.R.; Maciel Filho, Rubens; Batistella, C.B.; Medina, L.C. Valoração de petróleo pesado utilizando destilador molecular nacional. Petro & Química, v. 316, p. 49-53, 2009.

  • Martinez, E.L.A.; Quiroga, A.G.; Jardini, A.L.; Maciel Filho, Rubens. Computational fluid dynamics simulation of the water sugarcane bagasse suspension in pipe with internal static mixer. Computer-Aided Chemical Engineering, v. 26, p. 683-688, 2009.

  • Cárdenas, V.O.C.; Quirino, F.A.B.; Koroishi, E.T.; Rivarola, F.W.R.; Medina, L.C.; Wolf Maciel, M.R.; Maciel Filho, Rubens. Phase behavior of propane/crued oil mixture in supercritical fluid extraction. Chemical Engineering Transactions, v. 17, p. 1597-1602, 2009.

  • Nascimento Lima, Nadson M.; Manenti, Flavio; Filho, Rubens Maciel; Embiruçu, Marcelo; Wolf Maciel, Maria R. Fuzzy model-based predictive hybrid control of polymerization processes. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, v. 48, p. 8542-8550, 2009.

  • Rezende, R.A.; Rezende, M.C.A.F.; Maciel Filho, Rubens; Bartolo, P.J.S.; Mendes, A. Adopting genetic algorithms for optimizing scaffolds in alginate for biofabrication. AIDIC Conference Series, v. 9, p. 243-252, 2009.

  • Costa, M.C.B.; Barbosa, M.J.R.; Jardini, A.L.; Embiruçu, M.; Maciel Filho, Rubens. Computer simulation of hydrolytic polymerization of SLS Nylon 6 to correlate polymer characteristics and operational parameters. Computer-Aided Chemical Engineering, v. 27, p. 1107-1112, 2009.

  • Lopes, M.S.; Winter, A.; Wolf Maciel, M.R.; Batistella, C.B.; Maciel Filho, Rubens; Medina, L.C. Simulated distillation of fractions of petroleum distillates by molecular distillation. Chemical Engineering Transactions, v. 17, p. 1615-1620, 2009.

  • Wolf Maciel, M.R.; Maciel Filho, Rubens; Cárdenas, V.O.C.; Koroishi, E.T.; Rivarola, F.W.R.; Quirino, F.A.B.; Batistella, C.B.; Medina, L.C. Separating asphaltenes from lube oil through supercritical deasphalting considering experimental and virtual plants and thermodynamic analysis. Computer-Aided Chemical Engineering, v.27, p. 771-776, 2009.

  • Rezende, M.C.A.F.; Costa, C.B.B.; Costa, Aline Carvalho; Maciel, Maria Regina Wolf; Maciel Filho, Rubens. Optimization of a large scale industrial reactor by genetic algorithms. Chemical Engineering Science, v. 63, p. 330-341, 2008.

  • Lunelli, Betânia Hoss; Rivera,Elmer Ccopa; Maciel Filho, Rubens; Toledo, Eduardo Coselli Vasco de; Maciel, Maria Regina Wolf. Analysis of kinetic and operational parameters in a structured model for acrylic acid production through experimental design. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, v. 148, p. 175-187, 2008.

  • Victor H. Alvarez; Rivera, Elmer Ccopa; Aznar, Martin; Costa, Aline Carvalho da; Maciel. Maria Regina Wolf; Maciel Filho, Rubens. Bioethanol production optimization: a thermodynamic analysis. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, v. 148, p. 141-149, 2008.

  • Melo, Delba Nisi Cosme; Costa, C.B.B.; Toledo, Eduardo Coselli Vasco de; Santos, Marcela Motta; Maciel, Maria Regina Wolf; Maciel Filho, Rubens. Evaluation of control algorithms for a three-phase hydrogenation catalytic reactor. Chemical Engineering Journal, v.x, p. x-xx, 2008.

  • Rivera, Elmer Ccopa; Costa, Aline Carvalho da; Lunelli, Betânica Hoss; Maciel Filho, Rubens; Maciel, Maria Regina Wolf. Kinetic modeling and parameter estimation in a tower bioreactor for bioethanol production. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, v. 148, p. 163-173, 2008.

  • Rabelo, Sarita Cândida; Maciel Filho, Rubens; Costa, Aline C. A comparison between lime and alkaline hydrogen peroxide pretreatments of sugarcane bagasse for ethanol production. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, v. 148, p. 45-58, 2008.

  • Quirino, F.A.B.; Concha, Viktor O.C.; Florencia W.R. Rivarola; Koroishi, E.T.; Medina, Lilian; Maciel, Maria Regina Wolf; Maciel Filho, Rubens. Evaluation of phase equilibria for separating lube oil from vaccum residue using supercritical propane. Oil & Gas Science and Technology, v. x, p. xxx-xxxx. 2008.

  • Fregolente, P.B.L.; Fregolente, Leonardo Vasconcelos; Pinto, G.M.F.; Batistella, César Benedito; Maciel, Maria Regina Wolf; Maciel Filho, Rubens. Monoglycerides and diglycerides synthesis in a solvent-free system by lipase-catalyzed glycerolysis. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, v. 146, p. 1665-172, 2008.

  • Pontes, K.V.; Maciel Filho, Rubens; Embiruçu, Marcelo. An approach for complete molecular weight distribution calculation: application in ethylene coordination polymerization. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, v. 109, p. 2176-2186, 2008.

  • Costa, Maria Carolina Burgos; Jardini, A.L.; Embiruçu, M.; Maciel Filho, Rubens. Empirical models for end-use properties prediction of LDPE: application in the flexible plastic. Materials Research, v. 11, p. 23-30, 2008.

  • Mariano, A.P.; Angelis, D.F.; Maugeri Filho, Francisco; Atala, Daniel Ibraim Pires; Maciel, Maria Regina Wolf; Maciel Filho, Rubens. An alternative process for butanol production: continuous flash fermentation. Chemical Product and Process Modeling, v. 3, p. 34, 2008.

  • de Lucca, Eneida A.; Maciel Filho, Rubens; Melo, Príamo A.; Pinto, José Carlos. Modeling and simulation of liquid phase propylene polymerizations in industrial loop reactors. Macromolecular Symposia v. 271, p. 8-14, 2008.

  • Maciel Filho, Rubens; Maciel, Maria Regina Wolf; Toledo, Eduardo Coselli Vasco de; Melo, Delba N.C.; Rezende, M.C.A.F. Integração de processos químicos em tempo real. Intech Brasil (São Paulo), v. 108, p. 20-29, 2008.

  • Embiruçu, Marcelo; Pontes, K.V.; Maciel Filho, Rubens; Lima, E.; Pinto, J.C. Continuous soluble Ziegler-Natta ethylene polymerizations in reactor trains, part 3: influence of operation conditions upon process performance. Macromolecular Reaction Engineering (Internet), v. 2, p. 161-175, 2008.

  • Pontes, K.V.; Maciel Filho, Rubens; Embiruçu, Marcelo; Hartwich, A.; Marquardt, W. Optimal operating policies for tailored linear polyethylene resins production. AIChE Journal, v. 5, p. 2346-2365, 2008.

  • Pinto Mariano, Adriano; Bastos Borba Costa, Caliane; Franceschi de Angelis, Dejanira; Maugeri Filho, Francisco; Pires Atala, Daniel Ibraim; Wolf Maciel, Maria Regina; Maciel Filho, Rubens. Optimization strategies based on sequential quadratic programming applied for fermentation process for butanol production. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology p. xx-xxx, 2008.

  • Toledo, Eduardo Coselli Vasco de; Mariano, A.P.; Morais, Edvaldo Rodrigo de; Stremel, D.P.; Meyer, J.F.C.A.; Maciel Filho, Rubens. Development of rigorous and reduced heterogeneous dynamic models for fixed bed catalytic reactor and three-phase catalytic slurry reactor. Chemical Product and Process Modeling, v. 3, p. 48, 2008.

  • Jardini, A.L.; Costa, M.C.B.; Binella, A.R.R.; Romão, A.F.; Maciel Filho, Rubens. Operability analysis and conception of microreactor by integration of reverse engineering and rapid manufacturing. Computer-Aided Chemical Engineering, v. 25, p. 853-858, 2008.

  • Alvarez, M.E.T.; Moraes, Elenise Bannwart de; Araújo, W.A.; Maciel Filho, Rubens; Wolf Maciel, M.R. Development of a mathematical model for studying bioethanol-water separation using hydrophilic polyetherimide membrane. Journal of Applied Polymer Science (Print), v. 107, p. 2256-2265, 2008.

  • Lopes, M.S.; Winter, A.; Batistella, C.B.; Maciel Filho, Rubens; Wolf Maciel, M.R.; Medina, L.C. Extensão da curva PEV-ponto de ebulição verdadeiro obtidas pelo processo de destilação molecular. Revista Petroquímica, Petróleo, Gás & Química v. xxx, p. 69-73, 2008.

  • Liñan, L.Z.; Lima, N.M.N.; Batistella, C.B.; Wolf Maciel, M.R.; Maciel Filho, Rubens; Medina, Lilian. Correlação para predizer as massa moleculares de cortes pesados de petróleo. Revista Petroquímica, Petróleo, Gás & Química, v. May, p. 67-72, 2008.

  • Maciel Filho, Rubens; C, Elmer Rivera A.; Costa, Aline C.; Andrade, Rafael Ramos de; Atala, Daniel Ibraim Pires; Maugeri Filho, Francisco. Development of adaptative modeling techniques to describe the temperature-dependent kinetics of biotechnological processes. Biochemical Engineering Journal, v. I, p. 222, 2007.

  • Ito, Vanessa M.; Batistella, Cesar Benedito; Maciel, Maria Regina Wolf; Maciel Filho, Rubens. Optimization of tocopherol concentration process from soybean oil deodorized distillate using response surface methodology. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, v. 140, p. 885-896, 2007.

  • Mantovaneli, Ivana Cristina C.; Rivera, Elmer Ccopa; Costa, Aline Carvalho; Maciel Filho, Rubens. Hybrid neural network model of an industrial ethanol fermentation process considering the effect of temperature. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, v. 140, p. 817-833, 2007.

  • Lunelli, Betânia Hoss; Duarte, Elis Regina; Maciel, Maria Regina Wolf; Maciel Filho, Rubens. A new process for acyclic acid synthesis by fermentative process. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, v. 138, p. 487-499, 2007.

  • Alvarez, Mario e Torres; Torres, Elenise Bannwart de Moraes; A.B. Machado; Maciel Filho, Rubens; Maciel, Maria Regina Wolf. Evaluation of liquid-liquid extraction process for separating acrylic acid produced from renewable sugars. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, v. 137, p. 451-461, 2007.

  • Andrade, Rafael Ramos de; Rivera, Elmer Ccopa; Costa, Aline Carvalho; Atala, Daniel I.P.; Maugeri, Francisco; Maciel Filho, Rubens. Estimation of temperature dependent parameters of a batch alcoholic fermentation process. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, v. 139, p. 753-763, 2007.

  • Morais, E.R. de; Maciel Filho, Rubens; Victorino, Igor Ricardo de Souza; Mata, Júlio P.; Maciel, Maria Regina Wolf. Optimization for large scale process based on evolutionary algorithms: genetic algorithms. Chemical Engineering Journal, v. 132, p. 1-8, 2007.

  • Costa, C.B.B.; Rezend, M.C.A.; Rivera, Elmer Ccopa; Maciel Filho, Rubens; Maciel, Maria Regina Wolf. Prior detection of genetic algorithm significant parameters: coupling factorial design technique to genetic algorithm. Chemical Engineering Science, v. 62, p. 4780-4801, 2007.

  • Jardini, Andre Luiz; Costa, Maria Carolina Burgos; Embiruçu, Marcelo; Maciel Filho, Rubens. Development of empirical models for prediction of end-use properties of polyethylene resins: application in the injection plastic molding. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, v. xx, p. x, 2007.

  • Costa, Maria Carolina Burgos; Jardini, Andre Luiz; Embiruçu, Marcelo; Maciel Filho, Rubens. Prediction of polyethtylene end-use properties according to the reactor operational conditions. International Journal of Materials & Product Technology, v. xx, p. x, 2007.

  • Costa, Maria Carolina Burgos; Jardini, Andre Luiz; Embiruçu, Marcelo; Maciel Filho, Rubens. Empiric models development for correlation between intrinsic and final properties of resins with application in the injection plastic molding. Macromolecular Symposia, v. xx, p. x, 2007.

  • Costa, Maria Carolina Burgos; Jardini, Andre Luiz; Embiruçu, Marcelo; Maciel Filho, Rubens. Modeling and simulation for correlation between intrinsic and end-use properties of LDPE: application in the flexible plastic packaging industry. Materials Research, v. xx, p. x, 2007.

  • Jardini, André Luiz; Costa, Maria Carolina Burgos; Rezende, Rodrigo; Andrade, Suzimara R.; Maciel Filho, Rubens. Numerical and experimental analysis of nanocomposite material for rapid prototyping process using CO2 laser. Materials Research, v. xx, p. x, 2007.

  • Koroishi, Érika Tomie; Quirino, F.A.B.; Florencia, W.R. Rivarola; Medina, Lilian; Concha, Viktor O.C.; Maciel, Maria Regina Wolf; Maciel Filho, Rubens. Modelagem termodinâmica do comportamento de fases de um processo de desasfaltaç]ao supercrítica. Petro e Química, v. 296, p. 80-87, 2007.

  • Fregolente, Leonardo Vasconcelos; Fregolente, P.B.L.; Batistella, Cesar Benedito; Maciel Filho, Rubens; Maciel, Maria Regina Wolf; Chicuta, A.M. Effect of operating conditions on the concentration of monoglycerides using molecular distillation. Chemical Engineering Research & Design, v. x, p. xx-xxx, 2007.

  • Lima, Nádson Murilo Nascimento; Maciel Filho, Rubens; Embiruçu, Marcelo; Maciel, Maria Regina Wolf. A cognitive approach to develop dynamic models: application to polymerization systems. Journal of Applied Polymer Science (Online), v. 106, p. 981-992, 2007.

  • Koroishi, E.T.; Boss, E.A.; Maciel Filho, Rubens; Maciel, Maria Regina Wolf. Process development and optimization for freeze drying of natural orange juice (prelo). Journal of Food Process Engineering, v. x, p. x-xx, 2007.

  • Melo, Delba Nisi Cosme; Costa, Caliane Bastos Borba; Toledo, Eduardo Coselli Vasco de; Maciel Filho, Rubens; Maciel, Maria Regina Wolf. A control tunning procedure for real time optimization structure (prelo). Computers and Chemical Engineering, v. x, p. x-xx, 2007.

  • Rivera, Elmer Ccopa; Costa, Aline Carvalho; Andrietta, S.R.; Lunelli, Betânia Hoss; Maciel, Maria Regina Wolf; Maciel Filho, Rubens. Kinetic modeling and parameter estimation in a pseudo-expanded bed tower bioreactor for bioethanol production. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, v. x, p. x-xx, 2007.

  • Rivera, Elmer Ccopa; Maciel Filho, Rubens; Maciel, Maria Regina Wolf; Aznar, Martin; Costa, Aline Carvalho da. Software sensors for bioethanol production: cognitive and artificial neural network approaches (prelo). Process Biochemistry, v. x, p. x-xx, 2007.

  • Lunelli, Betânia Hoss; Maciel, Maria Regina Wolf; Maciel Filho, Rubens; Toledo, Eduardo Coselli Vasco de. Biological production of acrylic acid from sugar cane: deterministic model for process (prelo). International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering, v. x, p. x-xx, 2007.

  • Ducatti, Suzimara Rossilho de Andrade; Jardini, André Luiz; Rezende, Rodrigo; Maciel Filho, Rubens; Maciel, Maria Regina Wolf. Numerical simulation and investigation of evolution of temperature during cure of thermosensitive materials during thermolithography process. Computers and Chemical Engineering, v. x, p. x-xx, 2007.

  • Melo, Delba Nisi Cosme; Toledo, Eduardo Coselli Vasco de; Mariano, Adriano Pinto; Costa, C.B.B.; Barbosa, Agremis Guinho; Maciel Filho, Rubens; Maciel, Maria Regina Wolf. A statistical procedure to map the suitable operating ranges and develop reduced models: application to optimization of a three-phase catalytic slurry reactor (Submetido). Chemical Engineering and Processing, v. x, p. x-xx, 2007.

  • Rocha, R.S.; Hernandez, J.A.B.; Batistella, César Benedito; Maciel Filho, Rubens; Medina, Lilian; Maciel, Maria Regina Wolf. Clarificação de óleos lubrificantes através da destilação molecular centrífuga (Submetido). Petro e Química, v. x, p. x-xx, 2007.

  • Dias, M.O.S.; Maciel Filho, Rubens; C.E.V. Rossell. Efficient cooling of fermentation vats in ethanol production. Sugar Journal, v. 70, p. 11-17, 2007.

  • Rivera, Elmer Ccopa; Costa, Aline Carvalho da; Andrade, R.R.; Atala, D.I.P.; Maugeri, F.; Maciel Filho, Rubens. Developed of adaptative modeling techniques to describe the temperature dependent kinetics of biotechnological processes. Biochemical Engineering Journal, v. 36, p. 157-166, 2007.

  • Costa, Maria Carolina Burgos; Jardini, A.L.; Embiruçu, Marcelo; Maciel Filho, Rubens. Empirical models for end-use properties prediction: application to injection molding of some polyethylene resins (Submetido). Journal of Applied Polymer Science, v. x, p. xx-xxx, 2007.

  • Costa, Maria Carolina Burgos; Jardini, A.L.; Embiruçu, M.; Maciel Filho, Rubens. Empirical models for end-use properties prediction of LDPE: application in the flexible plastic packaging industry. Materials Research, v. x, p. xx-xxx, 2007.

  • Rezende, R.A.; Bartolo, P.J.; Mendes, A.; Maciel Filho, Rubens. Rheological behaviour of alginate solutions for biomanufacturing (Submetido). Journal of Applied Polymer Science (Online), v. x, p. xxx-xxxx, 2007.

  • Rezende, M.F.; Costa, C.B.B.; Costa, A.C.; Wolf Maciel, M.R.; Maciel Filho, R. Optimization of a large scale industrial reactor by genetic algorithms. Chemical Engineering Science (in press).
  • Dallos, C.G.; Kafarov, V.; Maciel Filho, R. A two dimensional steady-state model of the gas–solid–solid reactor: example of the partial oxidation of methane to methanol. Chemical Engineering Journal, 134 (2007), 209-217.
  • Costa, C.B.B.; Wolf-Maciel, M.R.; Maciel Filho, R. Considerations on the crystallization modeling: population balance solution. Computers & Chemical Engineering, 31 (2007), 206-218.