University of Porto
concluded the Graduation in Chemical Engineering at University of Porto, Portugal, and concluded the PhD in 2000 in Chemical and Biological Engineering at University of Minho, Braga, Portugal. She is Assistant Professor at the Biological Engineering Department of Engineering School of University of Minho where she collaborates in several Graduation and Master Degrees in Biological and Biomedical Engineering and in Biotechnology. She is a staff researcher of the Centre of Biological Engineering-CEB, belonging to the Biosystems group (https://www.ceb.uminho.pt/biosystems). Isabel Belo is the Director of the Bioprocess and Biosystems Laboratory of CEB and is the Director of the Doctoral Program of Chemical and Biological Engineering of University of Minho. Her main research activities are related to Bioprocess Engineering, particularly bioprocesses development and optimization and fermentation technologies. She supervised 7 Post-Doc researchers, 9 PhD thesis concluded and more than 40 Master students. She participated and coordinated several scientific projects with external financial support. She has published 3 book chapters and 67 articles in scientific international journals with peer reviewing and she is associate editor of scientific journals.