Forging sustainability

Paula Sofia Gil Neto Quinteiro

Paula Sofia Gil Neto Quinteiro

Assistant Researcher

Research interests

Water footprint

Carbon footprint

Life Cycle Assessment

Academic degrees

2015, PhD in Science and Environmental Engineering

2010, Masters in Sustainable Energy Systems, University of Aveiro

2006, Degree in Chemical Engineering, University of Aveiro

Scientific activities

May 2019 - ...: Assistant Researcher at University of Aveiro (CEECIND/00143/2017)

September 2017 - April 2019: Post-doc research grant funded by funded by FCT (Science and Technology Foundation – Portugal) and POHP/FSE funding program (SFRH/BPD/114992/2016)

July 2016 - August 2017: Post-doc research – Project SustainFor – Sustainability assessment of forest sector management strategies in the context of a bioeconomy (project 3599-PPCDT), funded by FCT and by FEDER (European Regional Development Fund), University of Aveiro.

March 2016 - June 2016: Research grant, University of Aveiro.

January 2012- December 2015: PhD student at University of Aveiro with the theme: Environmental impacts of freshwater use and suspended solids in Life Cycle Assessment (SFRH/BD/78690/2011)

July 2011 - December 2011: Research of the project ECOTECH-SUDOE: international network in life cycle analysis and ecodesign for environmental technology innovation, funded by Territorial Cooperation Program SUDOE – Interreg IV B (European Union). University of Aveiro, Portugal.

September 2010 - June 2011: Scientific research scholarship-holder at university of Aveiro

2009: Training under the protocol established between the University of Aveiro and Galp Energia designated by GALP 20-20-20



SOILCOMBAT - Engineering the sponge function of Portuguese pasture soils to sustainably combat desertification See more

NEPTUNUS - Water-energy-seafood nexus: eco-innovation and circular economy strategies in the Atlantic area See more

WAFLE - Water footprint profile assessment of forests - the case of eucalypt See more

SustainFor - Sustainability assessment of forest sector management strategies in the context of a bioeconomy See more

SABIOS - Sustainability assessment of bioenergy systems: a life cycle multi-criteria decision-support approach, including land use change See more

ECODEEP - Agriculture Industries Eco-eficiency and Eco-management See more

ECOTECH SUDOE - International Network in Life Cycle Analysis and Ecodesign for Eco-innovation See more

Scientific Supervision

PhD (Co-supervisor): Tamíris Pacheco da Costa (CESAM member)

Participation in COST actions

COST participant:

CA15206 (MC Substitute) - Payments for Ecosystem Services (Forests for Water)

CESAM Funding: