Naiara Casagrande

PhD Student

Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering (DCEA) NOVA School of Science and Technology (FCT NOVA) Campus de Caparica, 2829-516 Caparica, Portugal

Naiara has formal qualifications in Environmental Engineering, in her master’s she
worked at the Research Group on Life Cycle Analyses (CICLOG) at UFSC, Brazil and
carried out a research to address the environmental damages caused by plastic debris
reaching the ocean within the LCA context. In previous work experience through an
engineering internship at Kimberly-Clark mill, she had achievements in developing
projects to mitigate environmental impacts in the tissue paper mill. She has also
research experience outside formal qualifications by volunteering in environmental
education projects since 2014 and being part of the Veleiro ECO researcher team.
Currently, she continues research on advancement in life cycle impact assessment
focused in microplastics as a Ph.D. student in Environmental and Sustainability at FCT-
UNL, Portugal.