Prof. Dr. Cecilia R.C. CaladoAdjunct Professor
High Institute of Engineering of Lisbon, Portugal
Ph.D. in Biotechnology from Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal
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Cecília R.C. Calado has a PhD in Biotechnology, focusing the Biopharmaceutical Process Engineering,from the Instituto Superior Técnico (IST),Technical University of Lisbon,a MSc in Biochemical Engineering from IST and a Biochemistry (5 years) degree from the Sciences Faculty from the Lisbon University.Cecília Calado presents a broad experience in R&Di in Biopharmaceutical Process Engineering and Discovery and Development of New Drugs.Cecília Calado has coordinated scientific projects,financed by agencies external to the University in a total of 1 378 000€. She is responsible for the research laboratory in Biomedical/ Pharmaceutical Engineering at High Institute of Engineering of Lisbon (ISEL – Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa, Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa). Cecília Calado is Professor at ISEL, were coordinates the BSc and the MSc in Biomedical Engineering.She evaluated scientific projects at CRUP (Council of Deans of the Portuguese Universities), of the
BES Contest and in 2011 at the Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation. Simultaneously to these multiple projects,she has promoted various activities to enhance public awareness to Science, such as Presentations on Patents and Technology Transfer.Between 2010 and Mars 2014, she was a member of the Executive Board of the Portuguese Chapter in Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society of IEEE. She a member of the IEEE, of the European Federation of Biotechnology, for Pharma and Medical Biotechnology and for Biochemical Engineering Science. She was member of 4 organizing and scientific boards of EMBS-IEEE Conferences - Portuguese Chapter and once of CIRP Conferences.Results driven, Cecília Calado believes in team play and entrepreneurship. Therefore,she led the HelicoVax Team of the 2012 Cohitec Program, to evaluate the creation of a hi-tech start-up.