Forging sustainability

Ana Genua Olmedo

Ana Genua Olmedo

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

  • Researcher ID: K-5925-2015
  • ORCID: 0000-0002-0293-1664
  • Ciencia ID: 4A19-BBEA-E36F
  • Department: Biologia
  • Research Group: Marine Biotechnology & Aquaculture (MBA)
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor: AU = (Genua-Olmedo, A)
  • Thesis title: Supervisor: Ana Lillebø Category: BO Grant type: BPD Funding entity: Programa Operacional de Competitividade e Internacionalização e Programa Operacional Regional de Lisboa, na componente FEDER, e pela Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia, I.P. (FCT) através de fundos nacionais (PIDDAC) Grant reference: BPD/CESAM/0034/PORBIOTA Start date: 2018-03-01 End date: 2021-06-15

Research interests

- Ecosystem services provided by habitats (e.g. salt marshes, riparian areas, agriculture)
- Geographic Information System and mapping
- Ecology of aquatic ecosystems such as estuarine and deltaic systems
- Nature-based solutions for adaptation and mitigation
- Gender & Science

Academic degrees

2017 - PhD in Biology. University of Rovira & Virgili (Spain). Specialty: Climate change. Date of PhD defense: 28/09/2017

2013 - Official Interuniversity Master Degree in Environmental Hydraulic. 1st specialty: Management of Aquatic Ecosystems. 2nd specialty: Integral Management of Ports and Coastal Zones. Universities of Granada, Málaga, and Córdoba (Spain)

2010 - Master and Bachelor Degree as Biological Sciences. Autonomous University of Madrid (Spain)

Scientific activities

- March 2018 - Present: Postdoctoral Researcher at University of Aveiro (Portugal)
- December 2013 - December 2017: PhD student at Institute of Agrifood Research and Technology (IRTA) (Spain)
- April-July 2016: Research stay at University of Antwerp (Belgium)
- September 2011–July 2013: Research assistant at Institute for Earth System Research (University of Granada) (Spain)
- May–November 2013: Visiting researcher at Institute of Marine Sciences of Andalusia (ICMAN-CSIC) (Spain)
- March– June 2011: Laboratory technician at University of Auckland (New Zealand)
- September – July 2010: Visiting researcher at the National Museum of Natural Sciences of Madrid (MNCN) (Spain)


- Award for the best poster for young researchers in the conference Deltas in Times of Climate Change II (2014) (Rotterdam, The Netherlands)



FITA - FIghting Towards restoration Actions for Zostera marina (Linnaeus, 1753) See more

PORBIOTA - Portuguese E-Infrastructure for Information and Research on Biodiversity See more

Scientific Supervision

CESAM Funding: