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Danielle Uchimura Pascoli is the founder and CEO of VERDE Nanomaterials. She completed her Ph.D. at the University of Washington (UW), where she gained expertise in biomass conversion to biofuels and biomaterials with a focus on process development and sustainability. She earned a bachelor’s degree in biochemical engineering from the University of São Paulo in Brazil and a master’s degree from UW. VERDE Nanomaterials is a result of her doctoral research in which she developed a cost-effective process to manufacture nanocellulose using agricultural wastes.