Vinicius Viena Santana, Ph.D. student at LSRE-LCM, with an MIT Portugal program scholarship, under the supervision of Doctor Idelfonso Nogueira (now at Norwegian University of Science and Technology), Prof. Ana Mafalda Ribeiro, and Doctor Christopher Rackauckas (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) won the Data Science Poster Award at 2022 MIT Portugal Annual Conference, held in Aveiro-Portugal on September, 20 2022.
The work presented in this congress is entitled "Advancing Scientific Machine Learning in Physical Sciences: Applications in Process Systems Engineering".
An ERC Starting Grant has been awarded to Ana Rita Lado Ribeiro, researcher at LSRE-LCM since 2014.
ERC provides long-term funding to support researchers and their research teams in pursuing groundbreaking, high-gain/high-risk research. Scientific excellence is the sole criterion on which European Research Council (ERC) grants are awarded.
Rita's project, entitled ERA-ARE - A new ERA for Environmental Risk Assessment: Chirality as a tool towards environmentally safe pharmaceuticals, aims to understand enantioselectivity of environmental processes that can impact the fate/behaviour of chiral antibiotics, contributing to reduce antibiotic resistance and creating innovative Environmental Risk Assessment (ERA) guidelines in the pursuit of safer drugs, thus refashioning the relationship between pharmaceutical industry and the environment.
The total budget amounts to 1.5 M€ for a 5 year period.
LSRE-LCM congratulates Rita Lado on this high achievement!