Team

The team of Latitud includes professionals specialized in a range of subjects, such as engineering, food, energy, forestry, biotechnology, food safety, water and the environment. The make-up of the team is flexible, and it grows as needed, contracting experts for the execution of the different projects.

Governance

The Latitud Board is composed of the same members who occupy the Board of LATU, a President appointed by the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mining, Eng. Ruperto Long, a representative of the Banco República, Eng. Eduardo Mangarelli and a representative of the Chamber Of Industries, Carlos Faroppa.

At the same time, Latitud counts towards the support of its actions with the General Management of LATU and all associated management team. Dr. Gustavo Dominguez is the Manager responsible for the development and fulfillment of the objectives of the technical programs defined by the Board. For this task Latitud has a solid team of experts working on the issues it addresses.

Gustavo Domínguez

Gerente de Latitud
gdoming@latitud.org.uy

Résumé

Chemical Engineer and PhD in Electrical Technology, Materials, Generation. He performs as the Technical Manager of the Foundation.

Patricia Arcia

parcia@latitud.org.uy

Résumé

Chemical Engineer and PhD in Science, Technology and Food Management. Works in Food area, with emphasis on process design, sensory evaluation and consumer studies.

Alejandra Billiris

abilliri@latitud.org.uy

Résumé

Engineer in Food and PhD in Food Science. Is active in Food area, with emphasis on the processes of rice industrialization.

Lucía Boccardi

lboccar@latitud.org.uy

Résumé

Degree in Biological Sciences and Master in Environmental Sciences. Works in the area of Water and Environment, with emphasis on aquatic ecosystems.

Fernando Bonfiglio

fbonfig@latitud.org.uy

Résumé

Pharmacist and Master in cellulose and paper engineering. Works in the area of Biofuels, with emphasis on obtaining products derived from the forest industry.

Silvia Böthig

sbothig@latitud.org.uy

Résumé

Chemical engineer. Works in the areas of Biofuels and Wood Industrialization, with emphasis on second generation biofuels and wood preservation.

Matías Cagno

mcagno@latitud.org.uy

Résumé

Chemical engineer. Works in the area of Biofuels, with emphasis on second generation bioethanol.

Gonzalo Cardozo

gcardozo@latitud.org.uy

Résumé

Chemical engineering student. Works as a researcher hired in Latitud since 2018.

Daniela Escobar

descobar@latitud.org.uy

Résumé

Chemical engineer. Works in the area of Food, with specialization in technology of milk and dairy products.

Laura García

lagarcia@latitud.org.uy

Résumé

Chemical Engineer and PhD in Chemical and Process Engineering. Works as a researcher hired in the area of food, with emphasis on the process of drying rice.

Blanca Gómez

bgomez@latitud.org.uy

Résumé

Degree in Biochemistry and Master in Food Sciences. Works in the area of Food, with emphasis on industrialization of cereals (processing, storage and valuation of by-products).

Martín López

marlopez@latitud.org.uy

Résumé

Food engineer. Works in the area of Food, in projects related to the Technological Network of Rice.

Rosa Márquez

rmarquez@latitud.org.uy

Résumé

Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Master in Food Science and Engineering. Acts as coordinator of Latitude.

Joaquín Marquisá

jmarquisa@latu.org.uy

Résumé

Industrial Engineer. Performs research tasks and analysis of new industrial processes aimed at adding value to industry by-products.

Analía Martínez

amarti@latitud.org.uy

Résumé

Engineer in Food. Works in the area of Food, with emphasis on valorization of industrial byproducts.

Diego Martínez

dmartin@latitud.org.uy

Résumé

Chemical engineer. Currently working as a researcher hired in Latitud since 2018.

Inés Martínez

imartin@latitud.org.uy

Résumé

Pharmaceutical Chemistry. Works in the area of Food with specialty in safety and risk analysis.

Diana Miguez

dmiguez@latitud.org.uy

Résumé

Pharmaceutical Chemistry and PhD in Water Sciences. Works in the area of Water and Environment, with emphasis on the risk assessment of emerging pollutants.

Sebastián Moreira

smoreira@latu.org.uy

Résumé

Advanced student of Food Engineering and Degree in Chemistry of the University of the Republic.

Mauro Olivera

mnolivera@latu.org.uy

Résumé

Chemical engineer. Currently working as a researcher hired in Latitud since 2018.

Ronny Pelaggio

rpelaggi@latitud.org.uy

Résumé

Dairy technician. Is responsible for the food pilot plants, being its specialty area the dairy processes.

Fabiana Rey

frey@latitud.org.uy

Résumé

Graduated in Biochemistry. Works in the areas of Biofuels, Environment and Food, with emphasis on biotechnology.

Mariana Rodríguez

marodrig@latitud.org.uy

Résumé

Engineer in Food and Master in Food Science and Technology. Works in the Food area with emphasis on the processes related to dairy products.

Carlos Saizar

csaizar@latitud.org.uy

Résumé

Chemical Engineer and Master in Environmental Pollution Control. Works in the area of Environment, with emphasis on eco-efficiency.

Alicia Sánchez

asanchez@latitud.org.uy

Résumé

Agronomist and Master in Biology. Works in the area of Wood Industrialization, with emphasis on wood biodeterioration.

Virginia Sharoian

Secretaria Ejecutiva
vsharo@latitud.org.uy

Résumé

Executive Secretary.

Alejandra Szabó

mszabo@latitud.org.uy

Résumé

Chemical Engineer, Master in Sanitary Engineering. Works in the area of Water and Environment, with emphasis in effluent treatment.

Santiago Ultra

sultra@latitud.org.uy

Résumé

Doctor of veterinary science