Maria Margarida Cortez Vieira
University of Algarve, Portugal
Margarida Cortez Vieira is the Head of Department of Food Engineering and Director of the Laboratories of Food Product Development and of Food Processing at the High Institute of Engineering of University of Algarve. She holds degrees in Food Engineering, (PhD and Masters) and a High Diploma in Chemical Engineering. Her scientific area of interest is emergent technologies applied to food preservation including active packaging. She has more than 30 scientific publications, belonged to the scientific commitee of several international conferences and is a member of the editorial board of the Iseki International Journal of Food Studies and of the American Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering.