Award winning assistant professor with a significant record of peer-reviewed publications and funded grants. She is the research director of the Institute of Biophysics and Biomedical Engineering, Portugal, developing a classification based system to detect and classify breast cancer using microwave signals, and also an axillary lymph node microwave imaging device. She won the highly-competitive FP7 Marie Curie IEF, and was the youngest chair for a COST Action at the age of 28: TD1301, amongst 5 other research funding schemes. She holds a Ph.D. in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (2011), and an Integrated Master in Biomedical Engineering (2007), from the National University of Ireland Galway and Universidade Nova de Lisboa, respectively. Overall, she has published 29 journal and 52 conference papers, edited 2 books, having co-authored with over 100 international researchers.
She is the recipient of the ANACOM URSI Portugal prize in 2013, and URSI Young Scientist in 2014, 2017 and 2018.