Ana Rita Ribeiro graduated in Pharmaceutical Sciences in 2004 and joined the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences of Instituto Universitário de Ciências da Saúde (IUCS) as Teaching Assistant (2004-2013). In 2005 she started her post-graduate studies in the College of Biotechnology of Catholic University of Portugal (UCP), where she obtained her Master degree (2008) in Environmental Health and her Ph.D. degree (2014) in Biotechnology, specialization in Environmental Science and Engineering, in the area of Environmental Analytical Chemistry. After obtaining the Ph.D. degree, she was selected as Post-doctoral granted researcher at Laboratory of Catalysis and Materials (LCM), Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto, under the project NEPCAT (April 2014 – March 2015), supervised by Dr. Adrián M.T. Silva. She was then selected by FCT for a Post-doctoral grant (since April 2015) in the Scientific Domain of “Environmental Engineering” under the supervision of Dr. Adrián M.T. Silva and Professor Manuel A. Alves. She is member of American Chemistry Society (ACS), International Association of Environmental Analytical Chemistry (IAEAC), Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry Europe (SETAC), and Sociedade Portuguesa de Química (SPQ). She integrates the COST Action ES1403: “New and emerging challenges and opportunities in wastewater reuse (NEREUS, http://www.cost.eu/domains_actions/essem/Actions/ES1403)”, as Early Stage Research (ESR) Member of the Working Group “Technologies efficient/economically viable to meet the current wastewater reuse challenges”.