Fernanda Margarido has a PhD degree in Materials Engineering at Instituto Superior Técnico (Technical University of Lisbon). She is Associate Professor with Habilitation at IST/UL, on the scientific area of Environment and Energy of the Department of Mechanical Engineering. She is also President of the Scientific Council and researcher at the Center for Innovation, Technology and Policy Research (IN+). She is the Coordinator of the Waste Processing and Management Laboratory, leading a research group on Materials Recycling of Wastes and End-of-Life Products.
Fernanda has been supervisor of 8 PhD thesis and 33 Master thesis. She was co-editor of 3 books and 3 chapters of books. She has been the Principal Researcher of several national and international projects in the field of recycling of wastes and end-of-life products, research that was published in different papers in international conferences (35) and journals (47).
She has been an associated-Editor of the International Journal of Mining, Materials & Metallurgical Engineering (IJMMME) (Open Acess), Avestia Editors, since 2014; and a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Powder Metallurgy and Mining, OMICS Group - Engineering Journals, since 2017. She has also organized several courses on post-graduation and professional qualifications and is a member of scientific council of IN+. She was member of the organizing and scientific committee of several international congresses, and has been the representative of IN+/IST in the Coalition for Green Growth, of the Ministry of the Environment since 2016.