I graduated in Chemistry (MSci) from Instituto Superior Técnico (Lisbon, Portugal) in 2010. I completed my PhD in physical-chemistry in 2014, working between the CPE, University Claude Bernard Lyon 1 and the ICCF, Université Clermont Auvergne (France). My PhD was funded by the région Rhône-Alpes and the IFPEN, the French Institute of Petroleum.
In 2015 Postdoc position in Environmental Chemistry at UCEIV, Dunkirk, France under the supervision of Prof. S. Fourmentin. Project “DESCOV”, New Deep Eutectic Solvents for VOC Abatement financed by ADEME, French Environment & Energy Management Agency, program CORTEA 2014
In 2016 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship. Project “HyLITE”, Hydrophobic Ionic Liquid Technologies, under the supervision of Prof. J. D. Holbrey at QUILL, QUB, UK.
In 2018 Research Fellow in project P_sense, “A colourimetric sensor for phosphate”, at Queen’s University Belfast, UK, PoC programme by InvestNI.
Since 2019 5-year Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellow. PI in project “Liquid Engineering for Gas Separation at QUILL, Queen’s University Belfast, UK.