Prof. Héctor A. Ruiz

CIBIQ committee

Autonomous University of Coahuila, México.

He is currently Full Professor in the Faculty of Chemistry Sciences at the Autonomous University of Coahuila, founder of Biorefinery Group and head of the biorefinery pilot plant in the Food Research Department, Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico and leader of the biomass pretreatment step in the Cluster of Bioalcoholes in the Mexican Centre for Innovation in Bioenergy (Cemie-Bio) in Mexico. Dr. Ruiz is currently working on the development of biorefinery strategies for the production high added-value compounds and biofuels from lignocellulosic materials, micro and macroalgal biomass.