Jeferson Petry

Internship Students

Visiting student


Research Interests

​Hydrophobic interfaces, application and scale-up of technologies, biochar, biofuels, agriculture.

Selected Publications

  • ​Tavares F., Petry J., Sackser, P. R., Borba C. E., Da Silva E. A. “Use of castor bean seeds as lipase source for hydrolysis of crambe oil”. Industrial Crops and Products, v. 124, p. 254-264 , (2018). DOI: 10.1016/j.indcrop.2018.06.073


  • ​B.S., Chemical Engineering, State University of Western Parana (UNIOESTE), Brazil (2016)


  • Science Without Borders, Brazil Scientific Mobility Program fully funded scholarship recipient forM
    University of Utah (USA), CAPES Foundation (2014)
  • 1st place at entrance exam at UNIOESTE (2011)
  • Medalist at the Brazilian Olympics of Math (2005).

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​Water Desalination and Reuse Center​