Carla Joana Silva

Carla Joana Silva

Carla Joana Silva

R&D Manager at CeNTI - Centre for Nanotechnology and Smart Materials

Carla Silva graduated in Biological Engineering at Minho University in 1996, and started working as a superior technician at the Portuguese Technological Centre for the Textile Industries, where she had her first close contact with textile research. Later, she attained her Masters in Industrial Biotechnology and in 2005 she finished her PhD in Textile Chemistry at Minho University.

Since 2007 she has been working as a senior researcher in CeNTI (Centre for Nanotechnology and Smart Materials in Portugal), being currently the R&D manager of the Functional Materials & Solutions Unit.

With more than 17 years of experience in applied and industry oriented research, 6 granted patents and more than 35 published papers in peer reviewed journals, she is responsible for the management and coordination of several national and international R&D projects covering various research topics.

Read more about Carla and her work here.

SPEAKER OF SESSION 4: NANOTECHNOLOGY AND ADVANCED MATERIALS IN CONSUMER GOODS