SUSANA NOVAIS SANTOS
Susana Novais Santos obtained an MSc in Computer Science and Engineering at Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon (1998), and an MSc in Engineering and Physical Science in Medicine at Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, University of London, UK (2000). She holds a PhD in Neuroengineering from the University of Pennsylvania (Ivy League), Philadelphia, USA (2007).
During her doctoral work, Susana Novais Santos unravelled the neural basis of decision-making and strategic planning, using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). She undertook pioneer work in functional connectivity and computational modeling in cognitive neuroscience.
Susana Novais Santos also holds an MSc in Food Science, a joint degree from Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Nova University of Lisbon, and Instituto Superior de Agronomia, University of Lisbon (2013).
Besides, Susana Novais Santos has considerable international teaching and research experience, having worked and studied in the USA, UK and China (Macau, Shanghai and Beijing).