International Bamboo and Rattan Organization

International Bamboo and Rattan Organization

Romildo D. Toledo Filho

Romildo D. Toledo Filho, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro

Romildo D. Toledo Filho is a Full Professor of Materials and Structures at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (PEC/COPPE/UFRJ), Brazil. He is a member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences and Researcher 1A agreed to the Brazilian National Council for Scientific and Technological Development. He is Director of the Center Brazil-China for Climate Change and Energy Technology Innovation, Head of the Sustainability Center for Research and Education on Environmental Friendly Materials and Technologies of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and President of the Brazilian Society for Non-Conventional Materials.

Professor Toledo Filho has conducted extensive research on vegetable fibre-reinforced cement composites, bamboo materials characterization, use of bamboo as concrete reinforcement, full culm bamboo characterization, bamboo-earth construction, bamboo bioconcrete and rice husk ash and sugar-cane bagasse as mineral additives for concrete. He has coordinated over 70 research, development and innovation projects funded by different industrial sectors.

 Selected Publications

Prof. Toledo Filho is the author of over 170 peer-reviewed journal papers and over 300 technical articles published in Conference proceedings. He has coedited 05 books and published 15 book chapters.