Maria Carmo Pereira

University of Porto

Maria do Carmo Pereira completed the PhD in Chemical Engineering in 1998 at the Universidade do Porto, Faculdade de Engenharia, and a graduation in Chemical Engineering in 1993 at Universidade do Porto, Faculdade de Engenharia, Portugal. She is Assistant Professor at Universidade do Porto, Faculdade de Engenharia and the Group Leader of Supramolecular Assemblies at the Laboratory for Process Engineering, Environment, Biotechnology and Energy (LEPABE). The main research areas that she is working are: i) Nanotechnology and interfacial phenomena; supramolecular interactions including novel nano-engineered biomaterials for therapeutic applications; development of nanostructured electrochemical immunosensors for detection of neurodegenerative diseases; and environment (air quality and atmospheric pollution with emphasis on public and environmental health). During her research career she has authored and co-authored more than 140 articles in peer-reviewed international journals (H-index of 31). She received 10 awards and/or honors.

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