Claudia Manuela Da Cunha Ferreira Botelho

University of Minho

Claudia Botelho obtained a PhD in Science Engineering from Porto University, Portugal, in 2005. From 2001 to 2006 her research was carried out in the United Kingdom and Japan, where she focused on the development of custom-made ceramic prostheses for reconstructive surgery. In 2013 she was invited as a lecturer at Minho University, Portugal. Her work was distinguished with several international prizes, like the European Award on Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Doctoral Award. Dr. Botelho has supervised many graduate and postgraduate theses. In 2015 she was elected president of the National Researcher Association of Science and Technology, collaborating development of new scientific policies. Currently, she is focusing on the characterisation of natural molecules that can be encapsulated into new developed cubosomes.