Olga Ferreira

Research Fellow

CQB at Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa


MSc Olga Ferreira is a Chemical Engineer graduated by Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa in 2011. Her MSc Thesis entitled as Desenvolvimento de materiais poliméricos com vista à sua incorporação em membranas betuminosas, involved the development of reactive polymers to be incorporated in bitumen, aiming to overcome the existent difficulties imposed by man and/or erosion elements in buildings, such as water infiltration's. After her MSc, she worked in challenging national and international projects such as (FOUL-X-SPELGrant Agreement nº 285552, ECOFOULESS- PROMAR-OF/6923/2014/DPA/DRAPALG) acquiring expertise in the R&D activities on the development of new environmentally friendly antifouling polymeric materials for biofouling prevention on marine surfaces. Currently she is pursuing her Ph.D. in Chemistry under the doctoral program CATSUS (Catalysis and Sustainability), in which she joined two centers, the CQB at Faculdade de Ciências and CERENA at Instituto Superior Técnico, under the supervision of Dra. Elisabete Ribeiro Silva and co-supervision of Prof. João Gomes. Her main research interests lie in the field of development of new environmentally friendly antifouling coating formulations and on fluids pollutants remediation technologies.