Teresa M. D. V. Pinho e Melo
She was born on 3 May 1962 in Coimbra and she is currently an Associate Professor in the Chemistry Department of the University of Coimbra. She holds a Bachleor’s degree (1985) and Master’s degree (1991) in Chemistry from the University of Coimbra and a PhD in Chemistry, specialising in Organic Synthesis (1995), later to become an Associate Professor in Organic Chemistry (2004) at the University of Coimbra. She lectures on subjects in the areas of organic chemistry and spectroscopy, both at Bachleor’s and Master’s level. Her research is mostly concerned with heterocyclic compounds.