Melissa Bacatelo

Researcher Industrial Ecology and Sustainability

Melissa Bacatelo has a MSc degree in Materials Engineering at Instituto Superior Técnico, Technical University of Lisbon. She is a researcher at the Waste Processing and Management Laboratory, IN+ at the Center for Innovation, Technology & Policy Research (IN+).
Her MSc research focused on the recycling of lithium-ion batteries from electric vehicles, particularly the discharge, dismantling process and their physicochemical characterization. Additionally, she evaluated the leaching behaviour of the valuable metals contained in the electrodes.