Ana Mafalda Ribeiro graduated in Chemical Engineering at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto (FEUP) in 1999. She completed her Ph.D. Thesis, entitled "Impregnated activated carbon filters. Their application in the removal of toxic gases and vapours by simultaneous adsorption and reaction", at LSRE in April 2006, under the supervision of Professor José Miguel Loureiro. From 2006 to 2012, she was a Post-Doctoral Researcher in three European projects and in one project financed by industry (TOTAL). From July 2012 to January 2019, she was an Associate Researcher at LSRE-LCM at FEUP. She was hired as an Invited Assistant Professor at FEUP from February 2019 to July 2019. Since September 2019 she is an Assistant Professor at FEUP. She has been involved in teaching in the Integrated Master in Chemical Engineering and in the Integrated Master in Environmental Engineering at FEUP, in the areas of programming, separation processes and reaction engineering. She is co-author of 1 book on Simulated Moving Bed Technology, of more than 75 publications in international peer reviewed ISI indexed journals, and 7 book chapters. She is also co-inventor of 1 granted patent and 1 patent application. She was principal researcher in 4 national and international projects and team member another 20 projects.