Research Team

RAIZ team consists of Researchers, Technicians and Scholars, whose work is reflected in innovative solutions for the forest industry.

Permanent Staff

Alexandre Gaspar
Degree :
Graduated in Chemical Engineering, University of Aveiro (2004); Master on Business Administration (2009); Post-graduation on Energy Management and Energy Efficiency (2012)
Position :
Projects management (Demonstration, Scale-up, New Businesses)
Short biographical note :
Previously has carried out functions related with technology consultancy, engineering studies, bio refinery R&D projects management and bio refinery processes assessment. Currently is working on the industrial scale-up of possible new business for The Navigator Company.
Alexandre Silva
Degree :
Graduated in Economics, University of Porto (2008)
Position :
Accounting and Procurement
Performs tasks of Accounting, Provision and support of the global activity in RAIZ - Forest and Paper Research Institute.
Ana Margarida Carta
Degree :
Msc in Chemical Engineering, University of Aveiro (2011); PhD in Chemical Engineering, University of Aveiro (2016)
Position :
Researcher
Performs functions in research and support for Tissue paper business area.
Ana Quintela
Degree :
Graduated in Biology and Geology (2004), PhD in Geosciences (2011), University of Aveiro
Position :
Advanced Researcher; Investigation Project Manager.
Short biographical note :
Postdoctoral Researcher in Geosciences and Biology projects at UA (2012-2014). In 2015 joined the RAIZ Institute. Currently, leads the Fertility of Soil and Plant Nutrition R&D project. Lines of research: plant nutrition, fertilization practice, fertility of soil and edaphic factors, biogeochemical balance.
André Duarte
Degree :
Graduated in Forest Resources Engineering, Coimbra Agriculture School (2008) Master in Forest Resources, Coimbra Agriculture School (2012) Master in GISscience, University Nova de Lisboa (2016)
Position :
Senior Forestry Technician
Performs functions in the edaphoclimatic zoning of The Navigator Company patrimony.
Andreia Ferreira
Degree :
Master in Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering the University of Porto (2014)
Position :
Technical Consultant
Performs functions to support the company's industrial and environmental activity: developing methodologies for solving problems/optimizing processes, analyzing relevant process data and identifying technological solutions to process problems.
António Paulo Mendes de Sousa
Degree :
Master of Science in Paper Science, UMIST U.K. (1993)
Position :
Research and Development Engineer
Competences on wood raw material characterization, kraft cooking process, pulp bleaching, pulp refining, enzyme assisted processes, paper production, nano celluloses, xylan extraction, paper converting, printing processes and characterization, paper physics, new products development with incorporation of cellulosic fibers.
António Ramos Teixeira
Degree :
Degree in Engineering of Multiplication of Plants, Escola Superior Agrária de Santarém (1992)
Position :
Responsible of the I&D Nursery at RAIZ
Short biographical note :
He has been a member of the group since 1991. He is responsible for the production of plants since the creation of RAIZ, in research projects, especially in breeding, propagation and biotechnology. He has responsibilities in the maintenance and security of the installations of RAIZ in Espirra.
António Sousa Pinto
Degree :
9th grade
Position :
Laboratory Analyst
Performs laboratory analyst and quality control functions.
Augusto Vale
Degree :
High School (Industrial Area)
Position :
Laboratory Analyst
Works as an analyst at RAIZ Laboratory (chemical area).
Carlos Pascoal Neto
Degree :
Degree in Chemistry, University of Aveiro (1987); “Doctorat” (PhD) EFPG/INPG, Grenoble, France, 1992
Position :
General Director (since 2015)
Short biographical note :
Full Professor at University of Aveiro (no activity since 2015), Vice-Rector at UA (2010-2015), Director of the Chemistry Department at UA (2007-2010), professor and researcher on lignocellulosic materials (1992-today), (co)-author of more than 230 peer reviewed papers and 7 patents (ISI h-index 37).
Carlos Valente
Degree :
Graduated in Biology, University of Aveiro (1996); PhD in Forestry and Natural Resources Engineering, University of Lisbon (underway)
Position :
Researcher and project leader in Pest Management
During the last 20 years, he has been doing research on the control of pests and diseases affecting eucalypts. Recently, he has also doing research on invasive weed control in forests.
Catarina Gonçalves
Degree :
Graduated in Biology, University of Lisbon (2003); PhD in Entomology, University of the Azores (2012)
Position :
Research and Development Senior Technician
Manages Research and Development projects in Integrated Pest Management, with emphasis on monitoring and control of pests, diseases, and weeds, as well as consulting and extension support.
Catarina Rebelo
Degree :
Master in Chemical Engineering, University of Aveiro (2014)
Position :
Technological Consulting
Consulting and support to the industrial activity of The Navigator Company in the areas of process, environment and energy. Particularly in the evaluation of wood impacts in the pulp and paper process, focusing on the monitoring and reduction of specific wood consumption, chemical/technological characterization of wood/pulp and study of pulping, bleaching and papermaking properties of different wood species, isolated and in mixture.
Celeste Ramalho
Degree :
Graduated in Business Management, University of Aveiro (1998); Post-graduate in Marketing Management by IPAM; Master student in Financial Audit in UA
Position :
Financial Incentives Project Manager
In collaboration with RAIZ R&D areas of expertise, prepares grant applications and manages R&D projects financed with national and European public funds. Responsible for the applications process of The Navigator Company affiliates to R&D Fiscal Incentives Program - SIFIDE.
Célio Duarte
Degree :
Graduated in Environmental Engineering, University of Coimbra (2007); Integrated Master in Environmental Engineering - Specialization in Territory and Environmental Management, University of Coimbra (2008); Master in forest resources, Coimbra College of Agriculture (2016)
Position :
Forestry Technician
Performs functions of Senior Technical of Zoning – Characterization edaphoclimatic of all types forestry properties. Performs planning, installation, and monitoring of Eucalyptus spp assays. Makes the assessment of biotic and abiotic factors in plantations of Eucalyptus spp.
Cláudio Teixeira
Degree :
Graduation and Master's in Forestry Engineering, University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro (2006; 2015)
Position :
Coordinator of the Forest Technical Support Services and researcher in eucalyptus forestry
Performs functions to support, management and planning of the Forestry Technical Support Services provided by the Institute. Involving the edaphoclimatic zoning services and all technical support activities for forest research. Also accumulating the role of researcher in eucalyptus forestry.
Cristina Marques
Degree :
Graduation in Applied Plant Biology, Science Faculty, Lisbon University (1989); PhD in Forest Engineering and Biotechnology, North Carolina State University (1982).
Position :
Biotechnology and Plant Propagation Coordinator (Forest Research and Development division)
Coordinates Biotechnology and Innovating Clonal and Seed Production R&D projects and internal and interface teams with Viveiros Aliança and the national and international scientific community.
Daniela Ferreira
Degree :
Graduated in Forest Resources Engineering, Escola Superior Agrária of Coimbra (2001); Master degree in Forest engineering, University of “Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro” (2011); PhD student in Chemical and Biological Sciences – expertise in environmental sciences - University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro (UTAD);
Position :
Coordinator of Forestry Consulting
Forestry consulting coordination involving biometry studies, information systems, development of forest management tools, dissemination of best silvicultural practices and knowledge transfe, including technical support to Portugal, Spain and Mozambique projects.
Eduardo Mendes
Degree :
Graduated in Agronomic Engineering, University of Algarve (2003); Master in Forest Resources, Agrarian School of Coimbra (2017)
Position :
Consultancy and technology transfer project manager
Performs forestry consulting activities, involving technical support and knowledge dissemination to support The Navigator Company activity, International Projects, Forest Associations, Certification Groups, CELPA and Private.
Ema Meireles
Degree :
12th Secondary Year (Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry)
Position :
Laboratory Analyst
She has competencies in laboratory analysis on the domains of Biology, Physics and Chemistry. Currently she does Soil analysis for different forestry projects.
Fátima Cunha
Degree :
Assistant Laboratory Technician from UNINOVA, Faculty of Science and Technology, University Nova de Lisboa (1988)
Position :
Laboratory Analyst
Short biographical note :
Since 1990, in the area of Biotechnology applied to Eucalyptus, first in the Vegetative micropropagation, Somatic embryogenesis and later in the Analysis of Molecular markers. She is responsible for the operational management of the laboratories and the administrative management of Herdade de Espirra facilities.
Filipe Sousa
Degree :
Graduated in Environmental Engineering and Rural Resources, School of Agriculture of Ponte de Lima (2008)
Position :
Assistant Forestry Technician
Performs data collection functions for the various areas of RAIZ research, namely dendrometric, phytosanitary, physiological, technological and nutritional evaluations; biological and soil crops; support in the installation of field trials and in edafo-climatic zoning.
Isabel Pinto
Degree :
Master in Chemical Engineering (2010), PhD in Environmental Engineering (2015), Faculty of Engineering University of Porto
Position :
Technological Consulting
Performs functions of consulting and project supporting to The Navigator Company mills in the areas of process, environment and energy.
Joana Costa
Degree :
Master degree in Human Biology and Environment, Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon (2011)
Position :
Research scientist
Performs functions to support the genetic research activity of RAIZ. Currently is responsible for the R&D projects in Biotechnology and Vegetative Propagation applied to eucalyptus.
João Ezequiel
Degree :
Graduated in Biology, University of Aveiro (2006); PhD in Biology, University of Aveiro (2018)
Position :
Curator of Quinta de S. Francisco
Responsible for the management and promotion of Quinta de S. Francisco, reception of visits, environmental education and divulgation of botanical curiosities about Eucalyptus.
João Gaspar
Degree :
Degree in Forest Resources Engineering, Coimbra Agrarian School (2008); Master degree in Geographical Information Systems – Technologies and Applications, Sciences Faculty of Lisbon University (2012);
Position :
Technical Systems Management.
Short biographical note :
RAIZ Master Fellow Researcher in the Project Forest Information Management (2014-2018).
Coimbra Agrarian School invited Teacher Assistant in class of Geographical Information Systems and Remote Sensing in degree of Technologies of Environment Management and degree of Forest Sciences and Natural Resources (Academic Year 2017-2018).
He works as a GIS programmer and process facilitator in the areas of forest information management, geographic information systems (GIS), relational database, mobile devices. Skills in software’s and operating systems (open source and propriety). Support in developing new technological solutions (e.g. web, webGIS).
José Araújo
Degree :
Graduated in Forestry Engineering, Institute of Agronomy - University of Lisbon (1988)
Position :
Manager of Genetic Improvement Programme
Manages RAIZ’s Genetic Breeding Programme, coordinates the field and nursery teams, analyzes the information necessary to reach the target and reports to RAIZ’s Directors the work progress. Recommends the best clones to afforestation which will be developed by NAVIGATOR FOREST PORTUGAL’s nursery.
José Cardoso
Degree :
12th Year of Schooling in the Scientific-Natural area Forest Professional Course (1989), Secondary School n. º 2 of Abrantes
Position :
Assistant Forestry Technician
Performs Field Technician roles in field trials, data collection and support to RAIZ field activity in the areas of Genetic Improvement, Soil and Forest Nutrition, Forest Protection, Forest Ecophysiology and Forest Biometry.
José Carlos Teixeira
Degree :
11th year of schooling
Position :
Laboratory Analyst
It performs laboratory analyzes in the technological area: wood cooking, bleaching, forming of leaves and analysis of paper capacity.
Leonor Guedes
Degree :
Graduated in Environmental Engineering, University of Aveiro (1982)
Position :
Administrative and Technical Support Director
Performs functions to support the global activity of RAIZ - Forest and Paper Research Institute. Currently, it is responsible for the Laboratories and Services provided by the Institute, as well as edaphoclimatic zoning of The Navigator Company patrimony.
Licínio Rodrigues
Degree :
High school
Position :
Laboratory Analyst
Performs functions of laboratory analyst in the chemical, technological and biometrics area.
Luís Bragança
Degree :
Master in Forest Resources, Agrarian School of Coimbra (2013)
Position :
Mozambique project manager
Performs forestry consulting activities, involving technical support and knowledge dissemination to support Mozambique project of The Navigator Company, International Projects, Forest Associations and Forest producers.
Luís Ferreira
Degree :
Professional Degree of “in vitro plant propagation”, Agrarian School of Santarém (1991)
Position :
Forestry Technician
Performs functions in the department of Genetic Improvement of Eucalyptus globulus, specifically in the controlled tree breeding, in the support of field tests and also laboratory cloning of selected trees.
Luís Machado
Degree :
Graduated in Environmental Engineering, University of Aveiro (1995); Master Science degree on Pulp for paper production processes, University of Beira Interior (2002)
Position :
Technologic consulting coordinator
Short biographical note :
From 1996 to 2014 performed and managed projects of I&D and consulting in process, environment and energy areas. From 2014 to 2016, was the corporate environmental and management system responsible of the Navigator Company. Since 2016, back to RAIZ to became technologic consulting coordinator.
Manuel Martins
Degree :
9th year of schooling
Position :
Laboratory Analyst
It performs laboratory analyzes in the technological area: wood cooking, bleaching, forming of leaves and analysis of paper capacity.
Manuela Marques
Degree :
Chemistry degree Aveiro University (1986); MSc degree on Wood Sciences, INPL - Nancy University (1991);
Position :
Head of Laboratory
Technical and Quality Manager of RAIZ laboratory. Assures the technical supervision of Laboratory Research Technicians and fellows, management of resources for proper performance of the Laboratory as well as the evaluation of the results of the tests and calibrations.
Margarida Silva
Degree :
Graduated in Forestry Engineering, University of Trás-os-Montes (1996); Master degree in Applied Mathematics, University of Aveiro (2012); Attends the PhD in Management - Science Applied to the Decision, Faculty of Economics University of Coimbra
Position :
Researcher and R&D Project Management
Is responsible for the management of projects of R&D in the fields of biometrics and Forest Modeling and Information Sciences. Currently, investigates and manages projects that aim at the use of new technologies of remote sensing for characterization and monitoring of forest areas and measurement of trees.
Mariana Oliveira
Degree :
Graduated in Chemical Engineering, University of Aveiro (2006); PhD Chemical Engineering, University of Aveiro (2010)
Position :
Technological Scouting
Technological scouting activities, monitoring the evolution and the appearance of base or disruptive technologies and products, national and internationally, which may represent opportunities or risks for The Navigator Company.
Marta Casimiro
Degree :
Graduated in Food Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Aveiro (2007); Master in Analytical Chemistry and Quality Control, University of Aveiro (2009);
Position :
Senior Laboratory Technician
Analysis of contaminants from process of Pulp and Paper Industry. Instrumental analysis. Lean methodology.
Micaela Soares
Degree :
Graduated in Chemical Engineering, University of Coimbra (2000); PhD in Chemical Engineering, University of Coimbra (2016)
Position :
Senior Research Technician - Laboratory
Develops studies within the area of implementation, validation and quality control for physical & chemical testing methods.
Nuno Borralho
Degree :
B.Sc. (For.) by the Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Lisbon (1986) and D.Phil. in Forest Genetics by Oxford University (1991)
Position :
Forestry R&D and Consulting Director
Short biographical note :
Began his career as a researcher at Altri (ex Celbi), later as professor of genetics at the University of Hobart (Australia) and as international consultant in forestry research. Since 2016, he joined RAIZ as Director of Forest Research and Consulting
Nuno Rodrigues
Degree :
Graduated in Forest Engineering, Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra (2006)
Position :
Forestry Consultant
Performs forestry consulting activities, involving technical support and knowledge transfer to The Navigator Company and other private forestry owners. Currently part of his activity is carried out under the project “Land lease in Galicia”, in ecological characterization and site quality establishment for eucalypt planting.
Paula Pinto
Degree :
Graduated in Chemistry, University of Aveiro (1996); Master in Chemistry of Natural Products and Food, University of Aveiro (2000); PhD in Chemistry of Lignocellulosic Materials, University of Aveiro (2005)
Position :
Technology R&D Coordinator
Coordination of Technological Research activity in the areas of Pulp, UWF Paper, Tissue Paper and Biorefinery. Scientific responsible for projects with external funding involving RAIZ and The Navigator Company.
Pedro Branco
Degree :
Graduation in Technological Chemistry, Faculty of Sciences - University of Lisbon (2003); MSc in Applied Analytical Chemistry, Faculty of Sciences - University of Lisbon (2007); PhD in Chemistry - Organic Chemistry, University of Madeira (2016)
Position :
Researcher
Develops Technological R&D focused in Circular Economy and Bioeconomy, with special emphasis in added-value applications for residual biomass and for residues generated in pulp and paper production.
Pedro Neto
Degree :
Graduated in Forest Resources Engineering - Coimbra College of Agriculture (2012); Master in Management Control - Institute of Accounting and Administration of Coimbra (2015)
Position :
Forestry Technician
Belongs to the structure of zoning, performing functions of edaphoclimatic zoning in forestry areas; installing and evaluating field trials and plots within the goals of the research projects; Digital mapping and cartography.
Ricardo Jorge
Degree :
Graduated in Chemical Engineering University of Coimbra (1994)
Position :
Technological Research and Consulting Director
Coordinates the Research and Technological Consulting activities of the Institute in Pulp, Biorefinery, Uncoated and Woodfree and Tissue Papers.
Rui Gomes
Degree :
12th Year of Schooling in Forest Professional Course (1989), Agricultural School of Fermil de Basto
Position :
Forestry Technician
Performs Field Technician roles in field trials, data collection and support to RAIZ field activity in the areas of Genetic Improvement, Soil and Forest Nutrition, Forest Protection, Forest Ecophysiology and Forest Biometry.
Sara Monteiro
Degree :
Graduated in Economics, University of Economics (2000); Master in “Macrodynamique et Finances Internationales” at CEMAFI, UNSA France (2001); PhD in Economics, University of Nice Sophia Antipolis CNRS (2013)
Position :
Science and Technology Manager/ Inpactus
Short biographical note :
Sara Monteiro is the Science and Technology Manager at RAIZ, in charge by inpactus management, Impact Assessment Methodologies and Innovation certification. During the last years she has been appointed as advisor in several European Programs: advisory member at H2020 Bioeconomy group, EC, Expert at European Banking authority (London) and currently is invited jury at Council of Innovation (Brussels). She published a book during December 2017 related with economic growth and innovation with preface from OECD at Springer/Palgrave The Quadruple Innovation Helix Nexus A Smart Growth Model, Quantitative Empirical Validation and Operationalization for OECD Countries”.
Sérgio Fabres
Degree :
Graduated in Agronomic Engineering, Federal University of Espírito Santo State, Brazil (1983); Master degree in Soil and Plant Nutrition, Federal University of Viçosa, MG, Brazil (1986)
Position :
Coordinator of Silviculture Research
Currently performs functions of coordination of silvicultural activities research at RAIZ – Forest and Paper Research Institute, including areas like soil management, plant nutrition, tree ecophysiology and forest protection.
Teresa Rodrigues
Degree :
11th year of schooling
Position :
Laboratory Analyst
Performs functions of analyst in the field of Chemistry and Biometrics.

Research fellows

Adriana Vieira
Master in Agronomist Engineering
Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra - Coimbra College of Agriculture   (2017)
Activity Areas :
Soil laboratory, analytical support for research and development projects.

Alfredo Oliva
PhD in Microbiology
Complutense University of Madrid (2016)
Master in Genetic and Cell Biology
University of Alcalá (2011)
Degree in Biology
University of Alcalá (2010)
Activity Areas :
Biorefinery, Lignocellulosic materials, Bioethanol, Enzymatic deconstruction, Detoxification and delignification.

Ana Lourenço
Licentiate degree in teaching Biology and Geology
University of Aveiro (2001)
Activity Areas :
Preparation of plant tissue and soil samples (RAIZ Laboratory).

Anabela Santos
Master in Biochemistry
University of Beira Interior (2017)
Activity Areas :
inpactus.

Bruna Santos
Master in Forensic Chemistry
University of Coimbra (2017)
Activity Areas :
Development of new products and new technologies, by-product valorization, project management.

Bruna Scarparo
Master in Forestry
University of Trás-dos-Montes e Alto Douro (2015)
Activity Areas :
Forest Inventory, Forest Protection, Ecophysiology, Forestry Nutrition Forestry.

Catarina Afonso
Master in Applied Ecology
University of Coimbra (2012)
Environmental Education Specialization
Catholic University of Portugal - Porto (2007)
Bachelor of Science (Hons.) in Applied Biology
University of Minho (2006)
Activity Areas :
biofactory, biological control, research, forest protection.

Catarina Ferreira
PhD in Environmental Sciences and Engineering
University of Aveiro (2017)
Activity Areas :
Raw materials, pulp, paper, investigation.

Cátia Almeida
Master in Biotechnology
University of Aveiro (2015)
Activity Areas :
Enzymatic treatment, paper properties, hand-sheet formation and new cellulosic materials.

Cátia Martins
Master in Forensic Genetics
University of Porto (2016)
Activity Areas :
Biofactory, Biological Control, Forest Protection, Research.

Célia Fernandes
Master in Molecular and Cell Biology
University of Aveiro (2017)
Activity Areas :
E-globulus project support; silviculture; organization and structure of thematic content, disclosure actions.

Cristina Marques
Master in Chemical Engineering
Instituto Superior Técnico of Lisbon (2011)
Activity Areas :
Technological consulting, pulp, paper, energy, environment.

Daniela Dinis
Master in Biodiversity and Vegetal Biotechnology
University of Coimbra (2015)  
Activity Areas :
Biotechnology, genotyping, identity certification, trials’ line, investigation.

Filipe Louro
Master in Ecology – Faculty of Sciences and Technology
University of Coimbra (2013)
Activity Areas :
Ecophysiology, hydric stress, dendrometric evaluation, field trial installation, investigation.

Flávia Peixoto
Master in Environmental Engineering
University of Aveiro (2018)
Activity Areas :
Soils, plant nutrition, dendrometric evaluation, field trial installation, investigation.

Helena Silva
Master in Ecology
University of Minho (2013)
Activity Areas :
Evaluation of trials of spontaneous vegetation, vegetation management, forest protection, research.

Inês Mota
PhD in Chemical and Biological Engineering
Faculty of Engineering - University of Porto (2017)
Degree in Biological Engineering
University of Minho (2005)
Activity Areas :
Biorefinery, lignin, bioactive phenolic compounds, membrane separation, adsorption.

Ivone Oliveira
PhD in Analytical Chemistry
University of Porto (2002)
Activity Areas :
Metals, residues, contaminants and investigation.

Joana Reis
Master in Chemical Engineering
University of Aveiro (2008)
Activity Areas :
Software Klims, Laboratory; Analytical Methodologies.

Joana Santos
Master in Conservation Biology
University of Lisboa (2007)
Activity Areas :
Plant production, genotyping, investigation, cloning, field trial installation.

João Carvalho
Master in Chemical Engineering
Instituto Superior Técnico (2016)
Activity Areas :
Pulp and paper investigation.

João Gomes
Master in Aquaculture and Fisheries
University of Algarve (2014)
Degree in Biology
University of Lisbon (2011)
Activity Areas :
Soils, Forest Protection, Biological Control, Animal Reproduction, Animal Behavior, Geographic Information Systems.

João Rocha
Master in Geosciences
University of Minho (2011)
Activity Areas :
Geoscientists/researcher in ecohydrological modelling, GIS and geoconservation.

Joel Silva
Degree on Forestry Engineering
Polytechnic Institute of Bragança (2013)
Activity Areas :
Technical support and fieldwork.

Luis Acevedo-Muñoz
Master in Mediterranean Forestry and Natural Resources Management
School of Agriculture – University of Lisbon (2016)
Activity Areas :
Remote sensing, Forest management, Geographic information system (GIS), Forest Inventory, Research.

Luís Arede
Master in Forest Resources
Coimbra Agriculture School (2017)
Graduated in Forest Resources Engineering
Coimbra Agriculture School (2013)  
Activity Areas :
Technical support and fieldwork.

Luís Mota
Master in Agronomic Engineering
University of Porto (2009)
Activity Areas :
Pest management, Geographic Information Systems, remote sensing.

Marco Lemos
Technological Specialization Course - Quality Management
Activity Areas :
Preparation of samples for the laboratory.

Margarida Bastos
Master in Chemical Engineering
University of Aveiro (2018)
Activity Areas :
R&D, Pulp, Paper.

Maria João Mota
Master in Biotechnology
University of Aveiro (2013)
Activity Areas :
R&D, biorefineries, valorisation of by-products.

Patrícia Lopes
PhD in Chemical Engineering Instituto Superior Técnico (2017)
Activity Areas :
Pulp, paper, research.

Pedro Carrasqueira
PhD in Management – Decision Support Science
University of Coimbra (2017)
Master in Computational Mathematics
University of Minho (2002)
Bachelor in Applied Mathematics
University of Coimbra (1998)  
Activity Areas :
Forest Modeling, Data Analysis, Operations Research.

Raquel Bértolo
PhD in Chemical Engineering
Instituto Superior Técnico (2015)
Activity Areas :
Research in tissue paper.

Raul Monteiro
Master in Geomatics
State University of Rio de Janeiro (2013)
Activity Areas :
Geographic Information Systems, Forestry Consultancy.

Ricardo Oliveira
Master in Biotechnology
University of Aveiro (2016)
Activity Areas :
I&D, By-products valorization, Biorefinary.

Rita Sousa
Master in Industrial and Environmental Biotechnology
University of Aveiro (2016)
Activity Areas :
Tissue paper research and development.

Rui Baião
Master student in Forest Engineering
Coimbra College of Agriculture
BSc in Forest Resources Engineering
Coimbra College of Agriculture  
Activity Areas :
soil science, climatology, zoning, estimation, productivity.

Sandra Dias
Master in Environmental Studies
University of Aveiro (2018)
Licenciatura in Biochemistry and Food Chemistry
University of Aveiro (2008)
Activity Areas :
inpactus.

Susana Pereira
Doctorate in Chemical Engineering, minor in Bioengineering
University of Aveiro (2013)
Activity Areas :
R&D, by-products valorisation, H2020 PAPERCHAIN follow-up.

Tiago Ferreira
Post-Graduation in Applied Biology
University of Aveiro (2017)
Activity Areas :
Zoning, Edaphology, Climatology, Produtivity, Digital Cartography.

Vítor Moço
Master Student in Environmental Management
Agrarian Higher School of Coimbra
Degree in Forest Resources Engineering
I.P.C. - Agrarian Higher School of Coimbra (2009)
Activity Areas :
Zooning soil, edafo-climatic study, elaboration of digital cartography.