Cesar did his graduate and undergraduate studies at the University of Florida, he was awarded two fellowships The GEM during his Masters and The McKnight Doctoral Fellowship, therefore, obtaining his doctoral degree from the Agricultural and Biological Department in 2014. Cesar’s specialization is Bioprocess Engineering applied to waste to resource conversion following the circular economy concept. Lately, he has been collaborating in projects dealing with Municipal Solid Waste, Rural Waste Water Treatment, Biological Treatment of Pyrolysis Aqueous Waste Streams, biopolymers, and Solid Agroindustry Waste. Cesar collaborates with research groups in South and North America. When he is not teaching or researching he is traveling or aiding his parents.