Bio(chemical) Process Engineering
Carla Portugal obtained a PhD in Chemical Engineering-Transfer Phenomena and Unit operations, in 2005, from FCT-UNL. She is Assistant Researcher at LAQV-Requimte, since 2009. Carla Portugal has published 45 papers, 2 book chapters. She authored 13 invited and 58 oral communications. She supervised 1 post-doc fellow, 7 PhD and 5 MSc students and 26 young academics. Carla Portugal participated in 10 national and international projects. PI of 2 projects. Her main scientific interests are the design of functional porous materials (e.g. membranes, monoliths) and their application in bioprocessing and biomedicine. She lectures Master classes on "Membranes in Regenerative Medicine", at FCT-UNL She is member of the European Membrane Council (EMS).