Fernanda Margarido has a PhD degree in Materials Engineering at Instituto Superior Técnico (Technical University of Lisbon). She is Associate Professor at IST/UL, on the scientific area of Environment and Energy of the Department of Mechanical Engineering. She is also researcher at the Center for Innovation, Technology and Policy Research (IN+). She is the Coordinator of the Waste Processing and Management Laboratory, IN+, leading a research group on Materials Recycling of Wastes and End-of-Life Products.
Fernanda has been supervisor of 5 PhD thesis and 22 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.