Research Professor Department of Environmental Biotechnology
Graz University of Technology
Prof. Dr. Susana Rodríguez-Couto graduated in Chemistry at the University of Santiago de Compostela in 1992 and obtained her doctorate in Chemistry in 1999 from the University of Vigo. He worked at the University of Santiago de Compostela as a Research Associate, at the University of Vigo as an Associate Professor and as an Isidro Parga Pondal senior research fellow and at Rovira i Virgili University as a Ramón y Cajal senior research fellow. She has also worked as an invited researcher at the Institute from Environmental Biotechnology, Graz University of Technology (Austria). Since January 2009, she holds a permanent position as an IKERBASQUE Research Professor at the Unit of Environmental Engineering of CEIT, where she is in charge of a new research line on Environmental Biotechnology. Her main achievements are the development of methods for enzymatic complex production by cultivation of different white-rot fungi under solid-state fermentation conditions and the efficient application of these enzymatic complexes to the decomposition of xenobiotic compounds, the design of different solid-state bioreactors and the design of enzymatic bioreactors. On the whole, she has participated in 14 research projects and supervised 6 master theses and 2 doctoral theses. Non-confidential results have led to more than 110 international papers in outstanding journals (h index 32), 75 communications at both national and international conferences and 11 chapters in books. She is also editor and member of the editorial board of several international journals.
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