Dr. Rui Galhano dos Santos graduated in Chemistry Degree at the University of Lisbon – Faculty of Sciences (Lisbon, Portugal) in 2006. He obtained his PhD on January 2013 with the maximum qualification: Excellent “Magna Cum Laude”. During this period, he was also awarded with several grants for his research in the Instituto Superior Técnico at Technical University of Lisbon (Lisbon, Portugal). Presently he is a Researcher at CERENA in IST. He has published more than 30 papers in scientifically reputable journals and presented several oral/invited communications in international scientific recognized symposia around the world. He is also co-inventor in several patents. Presently, his studies are mainly focused and involve the studies and development of new strategies to up-cycle biomass for the production of added-valuable chemicals and/or goods as well as for the productions for bio-fuels. In early 2016, Dr. Galhano dos Santos become a permanent member of CERENA-Centre for Natural Resources and the Environment.
new strategies to up-cycle biomass for the
production of added-valuable chemical