Alejandra Carolina Villa Montoya

Alejandra Carolina Villa Montoya

Professor and Researcher, Tecnológico de Antioquia, Colombia

Biography :

Alejandra V. Montoya is a microbiologist (Universidad de Antioquia, Colombia), with MSc in Agricultural Microbiology (Universidade Estadual Paulista, UNESP, Brazil) and Ph.D in Sciences emphasized in Sanitary Engineering (Universidade de São Paulo, USP, Brazil). She is currently a Professor and researcher at Tecnológico de Antioquia, Colombia. Her research experience has focused on topics related to the biological production of hydrogen and methane, wastewater treatment, lignocellulosic waste, characterization of microbiomes using molecular tools, the microbiology of aerobic and anaerobic systems, and degradation of inhibitory and toxic compounds.