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Biomedical/Chemical Engineering:

- Development and optimization of innovative-based biomaterials (nano and micro-particles, membranes, scaffolds, hydrogels and hybrid-systems) 

- Natural-driven proteins (in particular silk proteins - focusing on eco-friendly and more sustainable approaches); 

- Sterilization techniques (supercritical technology); 

- 3D-bioprinting; 

- Stirred tank batch precipitation systems;

- Continuous production in oscillatory flow reactors; 

- Physicochemical, mechanical and biological (in vitro) characterization;

- Development of human skin equivalents;

- Data Analysis and Management; 

- Evaluation of the social and economical impact of emerging technologies and new products/services in the healthcare sector. 

- Working with multidisciplinary teams. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Education/Academic qualification

ERASMUS + mobility scholarship (ICTP-CSIC Madrid, Spain)

1 Sept 202130 Jun 2022

Award Date: 1 Sept 2022

Fulbright grant - Tufts University

13 Feb 202313 Aug 2023

Master, Master in Health Care Economics and Management, University of Porto

Sept 2019Oct 2021

Master, Integrated Master in Bioengineering - Brach of Biomedical Engineering, University of Porto

Sept 2015Feb 2018

Bachelor, Bachelor in Bioengineering, Faculty of Biotechnology

Sept 2012Jul 2015

PhD, Biofabrication of an innovative silk-based 3d construct as a new strategy for engineering skin tissue (2020.08683.BD)) , Faculty of Biotechnology

2021 → …

External positions

External Researcher , University of Porto

2020 → …

Project Researcher (UIDB/00511/2020_UIDP/00511/2020; UID/EQU/00511/2019) , University of Porto


Scientific Initiation Scholarship (NORTE-01-0145-FEDER-000005 / UID/EQU/00511/2013 - POCI-01-0145-FEDER-006939) , University of Porto



  • TP Chemical technology
  • RZ Other systems of medicine
  • Biomaterials


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