Renata Alexandra Ferreira
Invited Assistant Professor
Department of Technologies and Applied Sciences, School of Agriculture, Polytechnic Institute of Beja
Renata Ferreira received her PhD in 2014, in Environmental Engineering at Instituto Superior Técnico (Universidade de Lisboa), on “Phytoremediation of soils contaminated with organic pollutants”. At present she is an Invited Assistant Professor at the Department of Technologies and Applied Sciences, School of Agriculture, Polytechnic Institute of Beja. Her research work addresses the study of phytoremediation of contaminated water and soils, focus on the plant role (oxidative stress response and detoxification) and on the organic compounds phytodegradation mechanisms.