CI&DETS Research Centre and Department of Food Industry, Polytechnic Institute of Viseu, Portugal.
Professor in Agrarian High School of Polytechnic Institute of Viseu, Portugal, and also a researcher in the research center CI&DETS (Viseu, Portugal). She is graduated in Agro-Food Engineering (1992), Master in Food Science and Technology (1996), and doctor in Food Engineering (2011), all by University of Lisbon, Portugal. Experience in food science and technology field, mainly in food conservation and processing; cereal and starch technology; food drying; food quality and safety; food composition and analysis. She is author/co-author of 3 books, 6 book chapters, 37 papers in peer-reviewed journals (h-index 10, 407 citations) and more than 60 papers in conferences. She has been member of the Editorial boarder of Millenium- Journal of Education, Technologies and Health.