Isabel Cavaco


Isabel Cavaco is Assistant Professor (Professora Auxilar) at University of Algarve, Faro, and an Integrated Member of Centro de Química Estrutural at Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon.

She was born in Lisbon in 1970. She graduated in 1993 in Chemical Engineering in Instituto Superior Tecnico, and completed her doctoral studies (PhD) in 1998 also in Instituto Superior Tecnico, in Centro de Química Estrutural.

From 1996 to 1998 she was research technician and head of the Technological Research Laboratory in RAIZ, a private research institute for the pulp and paper industry in Aveiro.

In 1998 she joined University of Algarve as Assistant Professor.

She coordinates the Erasmus Mundus European Master in Quality in Analytical Laboratories (EMQAL) since 2007.

Her research interests are mainly in the areas of bioinorganic chemistry and analytical chemistry.